Baisakhi 2020:Date,Significance,History,Muhurat

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Baisakhi 2020



Baisakhi Festival (13/14 April)
The festival of Baisakhi is a festival celebrated by people of Hindu and Sikh faiths. This festival is celebrated in Hindu, Sikh etc. religions in their own ways. The name Baisakhi is derived from Baishakh of the Hindu month. This festival is celebrated by the people of Punjab Haryana. This festival is celebrated on 13 April or 14 April. On 13 April 1699, the tenth Sikh Guru Govind Singhji established the Khalsa Path. Therefore, people of Sikhism celebrate this festival as the Community Birth Day.

Another name for this festival is Vaisakhi, Visakhi. On this day, Punjabi and Sikh perform a variety of acts. Punjabi people perform their traditional dances Bhangra and Gidda. Baisakhi festival is one of the 3 Hindu festivals chosen by Guru Amar Das. The festivals of Baisakhi, Deepavali and Mahashivratri were chosen by Guru Amar Das. They are celebrated by the Sikh community.

People of different communities perform their traditional folk dances on the festival of Baisakhi. Fairs are held in many parts of India on the festival of Baisakhi. People of Hinduism believe that Goddess Ganga descended on earth on this day thousands of years ago. That is why people of Hinduism consider it holy to go to the banks of Ganga on Baisakhi day. This festival in Kerala is called "Vishu".

When is the festival of Baisakhi celebrated: -

The festival of Baisakhi is celebrated on 13 or 14 April every year. According to Hindi months, this festival is celebrated at the beginning of Baishakh month. Since the beginning of Baishakh month, this festival is celebrated with different traditions.

 Why is the festival of Baisakhi celebrated: -

There are many beliefs to celebrate the festival of Baisakhi, which is celebrated on 13 or 14 April every year. The festival of Baisakhi is named after the Baishakh of the Hindi months. This festival is celebrated to mark the harvest of winter crops by the farmers. People of Punjab Haryana celebrate Baisakhi festival in the joy of harvesting of Rabi crop. Hence the festival of Baisakhi is the biggest festival of Punjab and surrounding areas. The festival of Baisakhi is also a symbol of the ripening of the Rabi crop in winter.

This festival is celebrated to celebrate the arrival of New Year after the farmers have harvested the crop. This festival is celebrated as a mass birth day by the people of Sikhism. On this day, the tenth Sikh Guru Govind Singh Ji founded the Khalsa Panth on 13 April 1699.

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