Devotees celebrate birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh

Tue Jan 07 2014, 17:28 hrs
Sikh devotees across Punjab and Haryana  celebrated the birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh, today (January 7). (AP)
Sikh devotees across Punjab and Haryana celebrated the birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh, today (January 7). (AP)
Braving intense cold conditions, devotees took holy dips in the sacred water. (PTI)
Braving intense cold conditions, devotees took holy dips in the sacred water. (PTI)
The devotees also attended 'Akhand path' (recitation) of of Guru Granth Sahib in the Gudwaras. (PTI)
The devotees also attended 'Akhand path' (recitation) of of Guru Granth Sahib in the Gudwaras. (PTI)
Temple volunteers offer holy morsels prepared from wheat and butter to a devotee on the birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh in Jammu. (AP)
Temple volunteers offer holy morsels prepared from wheat and butter to a devotee on the birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh in Jammu. (AP)
A Sikh volunteer, center, manages queue of devotees to offer prayers on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh. (AP)
A Sikh volunteer, center, manages queue of devotees to offer prayers on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh. (AP)
Reports of Sikh devotees taking holy dips at sacred tanks have been received from Muktsar, Faridkot, Takhtpura, Amritsar, Kurukshetra and Kaithal. (AP)
Reports of Sikh devotees taking holy dips at sacred tanks have been received from Muktsar, Faridkot, Takhtpura, Amritsar, Kurukshetra and Kaithal. (AP)
Nagar kirtans (religious processions) were also taken out on the occasion in Moga, Faridkot and Kurukshetra. (PTI)
Nagar kirtans (religious processions) were also taken out on the occasion in Moga, Faridkot and Kurukshetra. (PTI)
The Sikh shrines were decorated to mark the occasion. (PTI)
The Sikh shrines were decorated to mark the occasion. (PTI)

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