When is Vaisakhi Day 2012?Vaisakhi (Baisakhi) Day is the number one Sikh holiday. Vaisakhi Day commemorates the anniversary of the first Amrit ceremony, and creation of the Panj Pyare and Khalsa order by Tenth Guru Gobind Singh. Following tradition, many Sikhs choose to be baptized and initiated into the Khalsa order on Vaisakhi Day. The holiday is observed with a worship service and other commemorative festivities which may include a nagar kirtan parade. Vaisakhi Day festivities take place during April.
When is Vaisakhi Day celebrated in 2012 Nanakshahi year 544?
Important Sikhism Commemorative Events 2012:
The 2012 (Nanakshahi Year 543 / 544) Sikhism gurpurab holiday calendar is based on Nanakshahi Calendar conversions and marked with commemorative dates from Sikh History. The free Sikhism events calendar 2012 features Gurbani quotes and exquisite photographs of the Golden Temple.
Gurpurab Holidays 2012 Nanakshahi 543 / 544Gurpurab dates commemorate important events in the lives the ten gurus such as:Indian astrological calendar and observed on different dates each year.
Other important Sikh holidays correspond to a revolving calendar and change every year including:
- Hola Mohalla
- Nanakshahi New Year
- Annual NYC Sikh Day Parade Manhattan
- Guru Gadee Guru Granth Sahib
- Yuba City Annual Sikh Parade
*Ongoing controversial amendments of the Nanakshahi calendar correlate with the ever fluctuating Indian calendar based on astrological predictions and lunar influences. Dating for 2012 Nanakshahi year 544 corresponds with the modern day Gregorian calendar in use in America and other Western countries.
**As of this writing Nanakshahi 544 calenders have not yet been released. Ongoing controversies may affect the dating of 2012 gurpurab celebrations. Check back in March of 2012, after Nanakshahi New Year, for updates.