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Na·nak

 (nä′nək) 1469-1538?
Indian religious leader who broke from orthodox Hinduism to found Sikhism.

Nanak

(ˈnaːˌnʌk)
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(Biography) See Guru Nanak

Na•nak

(ˈnɑ nək)

n.
( “Guru” ) 1469–1539, Indian founder of Sikhism.
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Noun1.Nanak - Indian religious leader who founded Sikhism in dissent from the caste system of Hinduism; he taught that all men had a right to search for knowledge of God and that spiritual liberation could be attained by meditating on the name of God (1469-1538)
Sikhism - the doctrines of a monotheistic religion founded in northern India in the 16th century by Guru Nanak and combining elements of Hinduism and Islam
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The function was organised by Pakistan Council of World Religions in connection with the 449th birthday of Baba Guru Nanak.
The delegation also requested for facilitation by the Government of Pakistan in connection with commemoration of 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak in 2019.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Nov 4 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday extended her warmest greetings on the auspicious occasion of Gurpurab, asserting Guru Nanak as a believer Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam (the world is one family).
The yatrees will be in Pakistan to join ceremonies of the birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak Sahib at Nankana Sahib.
PESHAWAR -- Hundreds of Sikhs from different parts of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa gathered in Peshawar over the weekend to celebrate the 549th birthday of Baba Guru Nanak, the founder of the Sikh faith, with religious fervour.
Guru Nanak Jayanti, or Gurpurab, is the birthday of the first Sikh guru, Guru Nanak.
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Nine women from the Guru Nanak Gurdwara temple in Springwood were given a special guided tour of Golcar's Colne Valley Museum in a bid to strengthen community links.
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THOUSANDS of Sikhs took to the streets in the Black Country to celebrate the birth of the religion's founder - the first Guru Nanak Dev Ji.
Dubai: The soothing cadence of tabla rhythms and hymns echoed in the rotunda as Sikhs assembled at Gurunanak Darbar, the gurudwara in Jebel Ali, on Thursday to celebrate the 545th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the founder of their faith.