Saturday, April 14, 2007

Sights n Sounds of Vaisakhi...

Happy Vaisakhi Everyone!!

Vaisakhi is the Punjabi new year and the day khalsa (the pure sikh) was founded by the last Guru of Sikhs, Guru Gobind Singh jee. In a way, the religion of Sikhism was formalized into a separate religion on this day. On this auspicious day, I have completed my second degree. Here are some sights n sounds of the beautiful festival of Vaisakhi from around the world...

Lights on the eve of Vaisakhi in the Golden Temple, Amritsar, Punjab

The Panjh Pyare (Five Faithfuls) during the Vaisakhi Parade through streets of Southall, UK

Vaisakhi 2007 celebrations at Gurudwara Panja Sahib, Hasan Abdal, Rawalpindi, Pakistan

Let the bhangara and giddha begin...

Biker club of Sikhs during the Vaisakhi 2007 parade through the streets of Vancouver

Prosperity to everyone on the first day of harvest


Anonymous Anonymous said...

ye gold mujhe de de thakur

11:27 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Vaisakhi diya lakh lakh vadaiya.

Wonderful post *as usual*.

Wishing you all the very best for you know what :)

I luurve all the pics you've shared here...

Hope you enjoyed tasty langar @ Gurudwara Sahib.

God Bless & Take Care

12:34 AM  
Blogger Reema said...

happy vaisakhi!! n congrats on the degree too! :)
ohh, n id also like to ask.. how was the langar?? :p

12:40 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Baishakhi ki mubarakbaad!
kaise hain aap janaab??


12:43 AM  
Blogger Marlee said...

Oi!!! Happy Baisakhi/Rongali Bihu! This harvest festival is known as Rongali Bihu back home.

Congrats on the 2nd Degree...TREAT awaited! :-p

I loved the Biker Club...Cool!

3:57 AM  
Blogger Colors said...

HaPPY Baisakhi!!! And congratulations!!!! Wish the very best for all ur future endeavours :)
Its mine as well as V's new yr too :) This auspicious day will certainly prove very lucky for u.

8:21 AM  
Blogger di.di said...

Happy Vaisakhi!!!

7:41 PM  
Blogger Urvi said...

Congrats for the degree!!!
And yes... Happy Vaisakhi..!!

Also, as per hindu calender, from day after tomm.. Chaitra maas ends.. nd starts Vaishaakh maas.. also called Grishm ritu. And the third bright day of ths month is called Akshay Tritiya.. which is an auspicious day.. of which.. every muhurat is shubh... also as per auspisious day to buy gold.. It is believed that whatever is bought on this day, will remain forever.Hmm.. so time to invest in Gold.. :)

10:33 PM  
Blogger Fuzzylogic said...

Congrats Ricky on acquiring the second degree!Wish you all the best for all your future plans.
The Vaisakhi in Punjab looks so colorful and the bike rally is awesome!

2:41 PM  

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