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Harvest Festival Baisakhi 2016 Date, Significance & Celebrations in Punjab, India

Baisakhi festival is mainly to celebrate the harvest in Punjab. This year, 2016,Vaisakhi date is set on 13th April. Read more for significance & celebrations of baisakhi
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Harvest Festival Baisakhi 2016 Date, Significance & Celebrations in Punjab, India

  1. 1. A celebration adds joy and color to our lives. Baisakhi festival is one such celebration that has both agricultural and religious significance. Baisakhi is mainly to celebrate the harvest in Punjab. It is fêted to announce the arrival of the harvest season. When : 13th April 2016
  2. 2. Baisakhi holds significance for the farmers as it marks the time for harvest of the rabi crop and on this day farmers express their gratitude to God for good yield.
  3. 3. The Punjab is celebrate by dancing the Giddha and Bhangra in gay abandon in the fields. On this auspicious day, traditionally, the Sikhs pay a visit to the Gurudwara and pay their respects.
  4. 4. Baisakhi is New Year's Day in Punjab. And, like New Year across the world, it's celebrated with much gusto. The day, besides being the start of a new year, is also a harvest festival
  5. 5. Harvest Festival Baisakhi 2016 The celebration of Baisakhi festival is done in very special manners by the Sikhs. They visit Gurudwaras, read the holy Granth and honor the preaching of the pronounced Gurus.
  6. 6. Celebrations in Punjab India Vaisakhi festival is mainly to celebrate the harvest in Punjab. It is fêted to announce the arrival of the harvest season.
  7. 7. This day is also known as the first day of the Hindu New Year and is celebrated around the country as the same as different names - In Kerala, this festival is known as Vishu while it is called as Bohaag Bihu in Assam and Pongal in Tamil Nadu.
  8. 8. Baisakhi is one of the major festivals of Sikhs. For them, it is not just the harvest festival but is also the one that scripts the birth of Sikh unity and Sikh brotherhood. It was in the year 1869 that Guru Gobind Singh, the last Sikh Guru marked the Sikhs as Khalsa (the pure ones). History of Baisakhi Festival
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