Gurpurab 2016 Dates

A complete list of Gurpurabs in 2016 and upto March 2017 is given on this page. The important days associated with Sikh gurus are called as 'Gurpurab'. The literal meaning of the word Gurpurab is 'day assocated with Guru' and it is made of two words Guru & Purb. Many people outside Punjab assume that Birthday of Shri Guru Nanak Dev ji as the meaning of Gurpurab. To know the date of Parkash Diwas of Shri Guru Nanak Dev ji, jump to the section Guru Nanak Dev ji Birthday 2016.
It include the birthdays (Parkash Utsav), Gurgadi diwas and Jyoti-Jot day of 10 Gurus. Bithdays of some bhagats, whose teachings are included in Guru Granth Sahib, are also celebrated. The days associated with Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji like Sampuranta Diwas, First Parkash Day and Gurgadi Diwas are also celebrated.
Sikh history is full of martyrs. Arjan Dev Ji, Guru Teg Bahdar Ji, Char Sahibzade, Mata Gujjri Ji and a large number of sikhs have sacrificed there lives for the good. The pages of history from the beginning of sikhism to the recent times are full of bravery and sacrifices. Shaheedi diwas (martyrdom day) of great martyrs and days of some great historic events like Khalsa Sajna Diwas are also observed.

Shaheedi Jor Mela 2016 Dates

Shaheedi Jor Mela is a religious gathering held at Fatehgarh Sahib every year. It is organised in the memory of Sahibzada Zorawar Singh ji and Sahibzada Fateh Singh ji, the two younger sons of Shri Guru Gobind Singh ji. They were killed on 26 December 1705 by Wazir Khan who was the nawab of Sirhind at that time. To pay homage to these great martyrs of sikh religion, a three day shaheedi jor mela is organized at Gurudwara Shri Fatehgarh Sahib. The shaheedi jor mela dates for 2016 are 25th, 26th & 27th December. These dates are also restricted holidays according to the Punjab govt holidays calendar.
The martyrdom day or shaheedi diwas of Chhote Sahibzade and Mata Gujri ji will be observed on Tuesday, 27th December 2016.

Guru Gobind Singh Ji Gurpurab 2017

The parkash diwas or birthday gurpurab of Shri Guru Gobind Singh ji is on 5 January 2017 (Thursday). Shri Guru Gobind Singh ji was born in 1666 at Patna Sahib, Bihar. This year we are celebrating 350th birthday of Guru ji and there will be mega state level functions in Bihar, Punjab and other parts of the country.
Guru Gobind Singh ji is termed as Sant Sipahi (Saint & Soldier) who founded the Khalsa panth to stand against the atrocities and forced conversions by muslim rulers. He sacrified his whole family for the humanity.
A list of coming gurpurabs and other important days in sikh history is given below:
Shaheedi Bhai Jiwan Singh Ji 21 December 2016 Wednesday
Shaheedi Vade Sahibzade Ate Chamkaur Sahib De Hor Shaheed 22 December 2016 Thursday
Shaheedi Bhai Sangat Singh Ji 23 December 2016 Friday
Shaheedi Chhote Sahibzada Ate Mata Gujri Ji 27 December 2016 Tuesday
Parkash Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji5 January 2017 Thursday
Shaheedi Bhai Kehar Singh, Bhai Satwant Singh6 January 2017 Friday
Jor-Mela Muktsar (Maghi)14 January 2017 Saturday
Neeh-Pathar Sachkhand Shri Harmandir Sahib14 January 2017 Saturday
Chabiyan Da Morcha20 January 2017 Friday
Janam Baba Deep Singh Ji Shaheed27 January 2017 Friday
Basant Panchami1 February 2017 Wednesday
Parkash Shri Guru Har Rai Sahib Ji9 February 2017 Thursday
Vada Ghallughara (Kup-Rohira)9 February 2017 Thursday
Janam Bhagat Ravidass Ji10 February 2017 Friday
Saka Nankana Sahib21 February 2017 Tuesday
Jaito Da Morcha21 February 2017 Tuesday
Hola Mohala13 March 2017 Monday

Below we have given a complete list of Gurpurab dates in 2016 according to Nanakshahi calendar released by SGPC. You may also call this list as Sikh Calendar 2016.
Gurpurabs in 2016 and Other Important Days
Description Date Day of Weak
Shaheedi Bhai Kehar Singh, Bhai Satwant Singh 6 January 2016 Wednesday
Jor-Mela Muktsar (Maghi) 14 January 2016 Thursday
Neeh-Pathar Sachkhand Shri Harmandir Sahib 14 January 2016 Thursday
Parkash Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji 16 January 2016 Saturday
Janam Baba Deep Singh Ji Shaheed 26 January 2016 Tuesday
Parkash Shri Guru Har Rai Sahib Ji 31 January 2016 Sunday
Vada Ghallughara (Kup-Rohira) 9 February 2016 Tuesday
Basant Panchami 12 February 2016 Friday
Saka Nankana Sahib 21 February 2016 Sunday
Jaito Da Morcha 21 February 2016 Sunday
New Year Samat Nanakshai 14 March 2016 Monday
Delhi Fateh by S. Baghel Singh 15 March 2016 Tuesday
Hola Mohalla 24 March 2016 Thursday
Shaheedi Bhai Subeg Singh Bhai Shahbaz Singh 25 March 2016 Friday
Gurgadi Shri Guru Har Rai Sahib ji 5 April 2016 Tuesday
Gurgadi Shri Guru Amardass Ji 8 April 2016 Friday
Janam Sahibzada Jujhar Singh Ji 9 April 2016 Saturday
Jyoti-Jot Shri Guru Angad Dev Ji 10 April 2016 Sunday
Jyoti-Jot Shri Guru Hargobind Sahib Ji 11 April 2016 Monday
Vaisakhi (Khalsa Sajna Diwas) 13 April 2016 Wednesday
Sikh Dastar Diwas 13 April 2016 Wednesday
Jyoti-Jot Shri Guru Har Krishan Sahib Ji 19 April 2016 Tuesday
Gurgadi Shri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji 19 April 2016 Tuesday
Parkash Shri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji 27 April 2016 Wednesday
Parkash Shri Guru Arjun Dev Ji 29 April 2016 Friday
Shaheedi Jor Mela Shri Muktsar Sahib 3 May 2016 Tuesday
Parkash Shri Guru Angad Dev Ji 7 May 2016 Saturday
Chhota Ghallughara (Kahnuwan) 16 May 2016 Monday
Parkash Shri Guru Amardass Ji 20 May 2016 Friday
Gurgadi Shri Guru Hargobind Sahib Ji 29 May 2016 Sunday
Shri Akal Takth Sahib Te Hamla 4 June 2016 Saturday
Shaheedi Sant Jarnail Singh Ji Khalsa Bhindrawale 06 June 2016 Monday
Shaheedi Bhai Amrik Singh Ji 6 June 2016 Monday
Shaheedi Diwas Shri Guru Arjun Dev Ji 8 June 2016 Wednesday
Janam Bhagat Kabir Ji 20 June 2016 Monday
Jor Mela Gurdwara Shri Reetha Sahib 20 June 2016 Monday
Parkash Shri Guru Hargobind Sahib 21 June 2016 Tuesday
Shaheedi Baba Banda Singh Ji Bahadur 24 June 2016 Friday
Barsi Maharaja Ranjit Singh Ji 28 June 2016 Tuesday
Sirjna Diwas Shri Akal Takth Sahib 1 July 2016 Friday
Shaheedi Bhai Mani Singh Ji 8 July 2016 Friday
Meeri-Peeri Diwas Patsahi Chhevin 14 July 2016 Thusday
Shaheedi Bhai Taru Singh Ji 16 july 2016 Saturday
Parkash Shri Guru Harkrishan Sahib Ji 28 July 2016 Thusday
Morcha Guru Ka Bagh 8 August 2016 Monday
Jor-Mela Baba Bakala 18 August 2016 Thursday
Shaheedi Sant Harchand Singh Ji Longowal 20 August 2016 Saturday
Sampurnta Diwas Shri Guru Granth Sahib Ji 29 August 2016 Monday
Pehla Parkash Shri Guru Granth Sahib Ji 2 September 2016 Friday
Gurgadi Shri Guru Arjun Dev Ji 2 September 2016 Friday
Jyoti-Jot Shri Guru Ramdass Ji 4 September 2016 Sunday
Jor-Mela Gurdwara Kandh Sahib Batala 8 September 2016 Thursday
Gurgadi Shri Guru Ramdass Ji 14 September 2016 Wednesday
Jyoti-Jot Shri Guru Amardass Ji(Jor-Mela Goindwal Sahib) 16 September 2016 Friday
Jor-Mela Baba Budha Ji (Ramdass) 20 September 2016 Tuesday
Gurgadi Shri Guru Angad Dev Ji 21 September 2016 Wednesday
Jyoti-Jot Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji 25 September 2016 Sunday
Jor-Mela Baba Bir Budha Ji (Thatha) 7 October 2016 Friday
Shaheedi Bhai Sukhdev Singh Sukha ate Bhai Harjinder Singh Jinda 9 October 2016 Sunday
Darbar Khalsa (Dusehra) 11 October 2016 Tuesday
Parkash Shri Guru Ramdass Ji 17 October 2016 Monday
Janam Sant Gyani Kartar Singh Ji Bhindrawale 20 October 2016 Thursday
Janam Baba Budha Ji (Kathunagal) 22 October 2016 Saturday
Jyoti-Jot Shri Guru Har Rai Sahib Ji 24 October 2016 Monday
Gurgadi Shri Guru Har Krishan Sahib Ji 24 October 2016 Monday
Saka Panja Sahib 29 October 2016 Saturday
Sathapna Diwas Cheif Khalsa Diwan 29 October 2016 Saturday
Bandi Chhorh Diwas (Dewali) 30 October 2016 Sunday
Punjabi Suba Diwas 1 November 2016 Tuesday
Gurgadi Shri Guru Granth Sahib Ji 1 November 2016 Tuesday
Jyoti-Jot Shri Guru Gobind Singh ji 5 November 2016 Saturday
Janam Bhagat Namdev Ji 11 November 2016 Friday
Parkash Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji 14 November 2016 Monday
Shaheedi Baba Deep Singh Ji Shaheed 14 November 2016 Monday
Sathapna S.G.P.C 15 November 2016 Tuesday
Janam Sahibzada Jorawar Singh Ji 29 November 2016 Tuesday
Gurgadi Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji 2 December 2016 Friday
Shaheedi Baba Gurbakash Singh Ji 3 December 2016 Saturday
Shaheedi Shri Guru Teg Bahadur Sahib ji 4 December 2016 Sunday
Janam Sahibzada Fateh Singh Ji 13 December 2016 Tuesday
Sathapna Shromni Akali Dal 14 December 2016 Wednesday
Shaheedi Bhai Jiwan Singh Ji 21 December 2016 Wednesday
Shaheedi Vade Sahibzade Ate Chamkaur Sahib De Hor Shaheed 22 December 2016 Thursday
Shaheedi Bhai Sangat Singh Ji 23 December 2016 Friday
Shaheedi Chhote Sahibzada Ate Mata Gujri Ji 27 December 2016 Tuesday
Parkash Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji5 January 2017 Thursday
Shaheedi Bhai Kehar Singh, Bhai Satwant Singh6 January 2017 Friday
Jor-Mela Muktsar (Maghi)14 January 2017 Saturday
Neeh-Pathar Sachkhand Shri Harmandir Sahib14 January 2017 Saturday
Chabiyan Da Morcha20 January 2017 Friday
Janam Baba Deep Singh Ji Shaheed27 January 2017 Friday
Basant Panchami1 February 2017 Wednesday
Parkash Shri Guru Har Rai Sahib Ji9 February 2017 Thursday
Vada Ghallughara (Kup-Rohira)9 February 2017 Thursday
Janam Bhagat Ravidass Ji10 February 2017 Friday
Saka Nankana Sahib21 February 2017 Tuesday
Jaito Da Morcha21 February 2017 Tuesday
Hola Mohala13 March 2017 Monday