Nepal Issues 3 Coins to Mark 550th Gurpurab Celebrations of Guru Nanak

Three memorial coins with the division of 100, 1000 and 2500 Nepali rupees were given on Friday September 27, to mark the up and coming 550th birth commemoration of Guru Nanak.

The coins were mutually discharged by the Governor of Nepal Central Bank Dr Chiranjibi Nepal and the Indian diplomat in Kathmandu, Manjeev Singh Puri.

The image ‘Ek Oankar’ (God is one) is recorded on one side of every one of the three coins, with Nepali words signifying ‘550th birth commemoration of Guru Nanak’ decorated on the edges.

Nepal is one of the not many nations to have given legitimate delicate with an immediate Sikh association.

Already in the year 2004 also, the Nepal Rastra Bank had discharged a coin worth NPR 250 to recognize the 400th commemoration of the Guru Granth Sahib.

That coin had highlighted a ‘Khanda’ just as a picture of the Sri Guru Granth Sahib, the blessed Sikh sacred texts.

On a similar day as the coin discharge a month ago, a book titled Sikh Heritage of Nepal was additionally propelled.

Diplomat of India to Nepal, Manjeev Singh Puri says in the foreward, “Master Nanak Dev ji went through Nepal as a feature of his Udasis*. Nanak Math in the Balaju zone of Kathmandu has a peepal tree under which he is said to have pondered.”

“Master Nanak Dev Ji’s movements in Nepal are said to likewise cover western Nepal, the Terai, Janakpur, territories around the Kosi River and even Tengbuche Monastery in the Everest area,” he includes.

The book gives a chronicled point of view of Sikhism in Nepal, crossing the association through to current occasions. Aside from Guru Nanak’s visit to Nepal around 500 years prior, the book additionally gives subtleties of different Sikh sanctums in the nation, the association with Maharani Jindan, and that’s just the beginning.

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