Guru Nanak, the first Guru of Sikhs, was born to the Bedi family in Nankana Sahib, Punjab on the 20th of October in the year 1469. This great personality was the founder of the Sikh religion. Guru Nanak Dev Ji is revered not just by the Sikhs, but also by the Hindu Punjabis & Sahajdhari Sindhis. The writings that contain the stories related to the Nanak life history are known as the Janams?kh?s. In this article, we will provide you with the biography of Guru Nanak Dev ji, so read on…
People are of the belief that, at the time of birth of Guru Nanak, an astrologer was called upon to prepare his horoscope. The astrologer insisted on meeting him and worshipped Guru Nanak with folded hands. At a young age of five, Nanak began discussing on spiritual subjects. When he was seven years old, his father got him enrolled in the nearby school village for pursuing studies. However, very soon, he left the school and started taking private classes.
At the age of thirty, he was found to be missing and people though that, he has drowned in the stream, where he used to go everyday for taking bath. He came back after three days and started saying that "There is no Hindu, there is no Muslim". Since then, he started teaching people and this laid the foundation for the beginning of Sikhism.