Gurpurab 2023

Gurpurab: The word Gurpurab is made of two words 'Guru' + 'Purab' (derived from Parv in Hindi), so the literal meaning of the word Gurpurab is 'festival/day associated with Guru'. The sikh festivals or important days associated with Sikh gurus are called as 'Gurpurab'.
A complete list of Gurpurab dates in 2023 (Nanakshahi Samvat 554-555) is given on this page. The Nanakshahi New Year starts on Sangrand of Chet month, which means that Tuesday, 14th March 2023 is the new year day according to the Nanakshahi calendar and the year 554 will start on this date. Many people outside Punjab consider the Guru Nanak Dev ji's birthday as the only Gurpurab. So when someone asks about Gurpurab Date 2023, they are basically asking about the date of Guru Nanak Dev ji's birthday gurpurab. The birthday Gurpurab of Guru Nanak Dev ji is celebrated on the Puranmashi of Kattak month of desi calendar. According to this, the date of Gurpurab 2023 is Monday, 27 November 2023. For more details, jump to the section Guru Nanak Dev ji Gurpurab 2023.
The list given on this page includes the birthdays (Parkash Utsav), Gurgadi diwas and Jyoti-Jot days of 10 Gurus. Bithdays of some bhagats, whose teachings are included in Guru Granth Sahib ji, are also celebrated in Gurudwaras and these dates are also given in the following list. The days associated with Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji like Sampuranta Diwas, First Parkash Utsav and Gurgaddi Diwas are also included.
Sikh history is full of martyrs, who laid down their lives for the great cause of humanity. Guru Arjan Dev Ji, Guru Teg Bahdar Ji, Char Sahibzade, Mata Gujri Ji and a large number of sikhs have sacrificed there lives for the good. Shaheedi diwas (martyrdom day) of great martyrs and days of some great historic events like Khalsa Sajna Diwas are also given importance in the sikh religion and these days are also mentioned on this page.

Baba Deep Singh Ji Birthday 2023

Baba Deep Singh ji, born in 1682, was the first head of Misl Shaheedan. He is remembered for his sacrifice and devotion to the teachings of the Sikh Gurus. He sacrificed his life while fighting Afgan army in Amritsar to defend Shri Harmandir Sahib.
Baba Deep Singh ji's birthday in 2023 is coming on Friday, January 27, 2023. The day is celebrated by the Sikhs throughout the world. The day is celebrated with much enthusiasm and devotion at Gurudwara Shaheedan Sahib in Amritsar, which is dedicated to Baba Deep Singh ji.
The birthday of baba ji is on 14th Maagh according to desi calendar, which mostly falls on 27th January, but sometimes it is on 26th January.

Guru Nanak Dev Ji Gurpurab 2023

Shri Guru Nanak Dev ji was the founder of the sikh religion, who set up a unique spiritual, social and political platform based on equality, fraternal love, goodness and virtue. The parkash diwas or birthday gurpurab of Shri Guru Nanak Dev ji is celebrated on the puranmashi of Kattak month. In the year 2023, the date of Guru Nanak Dev ji Gurpurab is Monday, November 27, 2023 and we are going to celebrate 554th birth anniversary of Guru ji.

Shri Guru Nanak Dev ji was born in the year 1469 at Rai Bhoi di Talwandi (now in Pakistan) and Gurudwara Nankana Sahib is situated at this place. On the occassion of birthday gurpurab of Guru Nanak Dev ji, there is a gazetted holiday by central govt, public holiday in Punjab and many other states of India.
This Gurpurab is celebrated with much enthusiasm and religious fervour at Shri Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple), Amritsar. Sikh sangat from across the world come to Amritsar to take part in the gurpurab celebrations with respect and devotion. Devotees take a dip in the holy sarovar (pool) located inside the premises of Shri Harmandir Sahib, offer prayers and seek blessings of Guru ji on the occasion of birthday gurpurab of Guru Nanak Dev ji.
This Gurpurab is observed in the peak summer season and sikhs organize 'Chabeel' (free service of cold & sweetened water) at many places in the memory of guru ji.

Gurpurab in January 2023

A list of gurpurab dates in January 2023 and other important days in the sikh history is given in this section.
Gurpurab in January 2023
DescriptionDateDay of Weak
Mela Muktsar (Maghi Mela)14 January 2023Saturday
Neeh Pathar Sachkhand Shri Harmandir Sahib14 January 2023Saturday
Chabiyan Da Morcha20 January 2023Friday
Baba Deep Singh Ji Birthday27 January 2023Friday
For the complete Nanakshahi Calendar, please check the link below:
Nanakshahi Calendar 2023

Gurpurab 2023 Dates

Below we have given a complete list of Gurpurab dates in 2023, which is based upon the Nanakshahi calendar followed by SGPC.
Gurpurab 2023 Dates
DescriptionDateDay of Weak
Mela Muktsar (Maghi Mela)14 January 2023Saturday
Neeh Pathar Sachkhand Shri Harmandir Sahib14 January 2023Saturday
Chabiyan Da Morcha20 January 2023Friday
Baba Deep Singh Ji Birthday27 January 2023Friday
Birthday Gurpurab of Guru Har Rai ji3 February 2023Friday
Bhagat Ravidas Jayanti5 February 2023Sunday
Vada Ghallughara (Kup Rohira)9 February 2023Thursday
Janam Sahibzada Ajit Singh Ji12 February 2023Sunday
Saka Nankana Sahib21 February 2023Tuesday
Jaito Da Morcha21 February 2023Tuesday
Hola Mohalla8 March 2023Wednesday
Nanakshahi New Year14 March 2023Tuesday
Delhi Fateh by S. Baghel Singh15 March 2023Wednesday
Gurgaddi Shri Guru Har Rai Ji19 March 2023Sunday
Gurgaddi Shri Guru Amardass Ji22 March 2023Wednesday
Shaheedi Bhai Subeg Singh Bhai Shahbaz Singh25 March 2023Saturday
Jyoti Jot Shri Guru Angad Dev Ji25 March 2023Saturday
Jyoti Jot Shri Guru Hargobind Ji26 March 2023Sunday
Janam Sahibzada Jujhar Singh Ji9 April 2023Sunday
Sikh Dastar Diwas13 April 2023Thursday
Vaisakhi (Khalsa Sajna Diwas)14 April 2023Friday
Jyoti Jot Shri Guru Harkrishan Ji4 April 2023Tuesday
Gurugaddi Shri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji4 April 2023Tuesday
Janam Bhagat Dhanna Ji21 April 2023Friday
Guru Teg Bahadur Ji Birthday11 April 2023Tuesday
Guru Arjan Dev Ji Birthday12 April 2023Wednesday
Parkash Diwas Guru Angad Dev Ji21 April 2023Friday
Shaheedi Jor Mela Mukatsar4 May 2023Thursday
Sirhind Fateh Diwas13 May 2023Saturday
Parkash Gurpurab Guru Amardas Ji4 May 2023Thursday
Chhota Ghallughara (Kahnuwan)17 May 2023Wednesday
Birth S. Jassa Singh Ahluwalia19 May 20232Friday
Shaheedi Saka Paonta Sahib23 May 2023Tuesday
Gurgaddi Shri Guru Hargobind Ji13 May 2023Saturday
Guru Arjan Dev Ji Shaheedi Gurpurab23 May 2023Tuesday
Jor Mela Gurudwara Shri Reetha Sahib4 June 2023Sunday
Shri Akal Takth Sahib Te Hamla4 June 2023Sunday
Bhagat Kabir Jayanti4 June 2023Sunday
Janam Diwas Guru Hargobind Ji5 June 2023Monday
Shaheedi Baba Banda Singh Ji Bahadur25 June 2023Sunday
Miri Piri Diwas28 June 2023Wednesday
Maharaja Ranjit Singh Death Anniversary29 June 2023Saturday
Sirjana Diwas Shri Akal Takht Sahib2 July 2023Sunday
Shaheedi Bhai Mani Singh Ji9 July 2023Sunday
Birthday Gurpurab Guru Harkrishan Ji11 July 2023Tuesday
Shaheedi Bhai Taru Singh Ji16 July 2023Sunday
Morcha Guru Ka Bagh8 August 2023Tuesday
Sampuranta Diwas Shri Guru Granth Sahib Ji30 August 2023Wednesday
Jor Mela Baba Bakala31 August 2023Thursday
First Parkash Purab Shri Guru Granth Sahib Ji16 September 2023Saturday
Gurgaddi Shri Guru Arjan Dev Ji17 September 2023Sunday
Jyoti Jot Shri Guru Ramdas Ji18 September 2023Monday
Jor Mela Gurudwara Kandh Sahib (Batala)22 September 2023Saturday
Gurgaddi Shri Guru Ramdas Ji27 September 2023Wednesday
Jyoti Jot Shri Guru Amardass Ji29 September 2023Friday
Jor Mela Baba Budha Ji (Ramdass)2 October 2023Monday
Gurgaddi Shri Guru Angad Dev Ji3 October 2023Tuesday
Jor Mela Bir Baba Budha Ji - Thatha (7th to 8th)7 October 2023Saturday
Jor Mela Bir Baba Budha Ji - Thatha (7th to 8th)8 October 2023Sunday
Jyoti Jot Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji9 October 2023Monday
Birth Bhai Taru Singh Ji10 October 2023Tuesday
Birthday of Baba Banda Singh Ji Bahadur16 October 2023Monday
Janam Baba Budha Ji (Kathunangal)23 October 2023Monday
Darbar Khalsa (Dussehra)24 October 2023Tuesday
Birthday Gurpurab Guru Ramdas Ji30 October 2023Monday
Saka Panja Sahib30 October 2023Monday
Birth Mata Sahib Kaur Ji3 November 2023Friday
Jyoti Jot Shri Guru Har Rai Ji6 November 2023Monday
Gurgaddi Shri Guru Har Krishan Ji6 November 2023Monday
Bandi Chhorh Diwas (Diwali)12 November 2023Sunday
Maharaja Ranjit Singh Birthday13 November 2023Monday
Shaheedi Baba Deep Singh Ji15 November 2023Wednesday
Sathapana S.G.P.C.15 November 2023Wednesday
Gurgaddi Shri Guru Granth Sahib Ji15 November 2023Wednesday
Jyoti Jot Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji18 November 2023Saturday
Bhagat Namdev Ji Birthday23 November 2023Thursday
Guru Nanak Dev Ji Birthday27 November 2023Monday
Gurgaddi Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji26 November 2023Saturday
Akal Chalana Bhai Mardana Ji28 November 2023Monday
Janam Sahibzada Zorawar Singh Ji30 November 2023Thursday
Janam Sahibzada Fateh Singh Ji14 December 2023Thursday
Martyrdom Day Guru Teg Bahadur Ji17 December 2023Sunday
Shaheedi Jor Mela - Chamkaur Sahib (21 to 23)21 December 2023Thursday
Shaheedi Jor Mela - Chamkaur Sahib (21 to 23)22 December 2023Friday
Shaheedi Bhai Jiwan Singh Ji22 December 2023Friday
Shaheedi Jor Mela - Chamkaur Sahib (21 to 23)23 December 2023Saturday
Shaheedi Diwas Vade Sahibzade ate Chamkaur Sahib De Hor Shaheed23 December 2023Saturday
Shaheedi Bhai Sangat Singh Ji24 December 2023Sunday
Shaheedi Jor Mela - Fatehgarh Sahib (26 to 28)26 December 2023Tuesday
Shaheedi Jor Mela - Fatehgarh Sahib (26 to 28)27 December 2023Wednesday
Shaheedi Jor Mela - Fatehgarh Sahib (26 to 28)28 December 2023Thursday
Shaheedi Diwas Chote Sahibzade and Mata Gujri ji28 December 2023Thursday