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

( “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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In the second meeting, which took place on July 14, the two sides had agreed to complete the construction of the 4.19 kilometres long four-lane highway connecting the zero point of the Kartarpur corridor to Gurdaspur-Amritsar Highway by September 30, while the Passenger Terminal Complex at Dera Baba Nanak will be completed by October 31.
LAHORE -- Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed said on Sunday that on the occasion of 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak, the Nankana Sahib railway station would be renamed as Baba Guru Nanak Railway Station.
The corridor will connect Darbar Sahib in Pakistan's town of Kartarpur with Dera Baba Nanak shrine in India's city of Gurdaspur and facilitate visa-free movement of Indian Sikh pilgrims, who will, then, only have to obtain a permit to visit Kartarpur Sahib.
Summary: Islamabad [Pakistan], Aug 29 (ANI): Authorities here have decided to start the process of issuance of visas to Sikh pilgrims from India and around the world to attend the 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak in Nankana Sahib, on September 1.
PARACHINAR -- Hundreds of Sikhs from across the country gathered at Gurdwara Tala Sahib here on Saturday to mark the 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Tuesday allowed a special delegation of around 500 Indian Sikh pilgrims to inaugurate the celebrations of the 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak.
NEW DELHI -- Pakistan on Tuesday welcomed the first batch of Indian Sikh pilgrims for Guru Nanak's 550th birth anniversary.
NAROWAL -- Kartarpur Corridor project has entered into its final phase as promised by the government of Pakistan that the construction and renovation work will be completed in November this year before 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak, media reported on Sunday.
The Indian Embassy in Muscat and Punjabi Wing of Indian Social Club, in association with the Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee, Oman last week organised a special screening of film Uchha Dar Babe Nanak da, at the embassy auditorium.
Muscat: As part of the celebrations to commemorate the 550th Birth Anniversary of Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the Embassy of India and Punjabi Wing of Indian Social Club, in association with the Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee, Oman organised a special event "Talk on Life and Teachings of Shri Guru Nanak Dev ji" on April 28, at the Embassy of India Auditorium in Al Khuwair.
Lahore: A 500-year-old well, believed to have been built during the lifetime of the founder of Sikhism Guru Nanak Dev, has been discovered at the enclosure of a gurdwara on the Kartarpur corridor which will facilitate easy passage of Sikh pilgrims to the historic Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan.
Nanak said election manifesto of Awami League would be announced after the Victory Day on December 16, reports BSS.