The expatriate Indians celebrated Guru Nanak Jayanti with great enthusiasm in Sydney. The 552nd Prakash Utsav of Guru Nanak Dev was celebrated this year on Friday 19 Nov. with many Sikh devotees and other community religions worshipping at various Gurdwaras with religious fervor, gaiety, and devotion. Also known as Guru Nanak's Prakash Utsav, it is the most important festival of the Sikh community to commemorate the birth of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism.
The recitation of Guru Granth Sahib started on 17 Nov. at Glenwood Gurdwara Sahib, run by the Australian Sikh Association of Sydney, and finished by offering bhog with Prabhat Pheri on the holy day of 19 November. Devotees participated enthusiastically keeping in mind the rules of COVID.