Guru Ghasidas Jayanti in Chhattisgarh in 2020

Guru Ghasidas Jayanti in Chhattisgarh in 2020
Guru Ghasidas Temple.

  How long until Guru Ghasidas Jayanti?
This holiday next takes place in 159 days.
  Dates of Guru Ghasidas Jayanti in Chhattisgarh
2022 Sun, Dec 18Regional Holiday
2021 Sat, Dec 18Regional Holiday
2020 Fri, Dec 18Regional Holiday
2019 Wed, Dec 18Regional Holiday
2018 Tue, Dec 18Regional Holiday
  Summary
Birthday of an advocate of the Satnami sect of Hinduism in the early 19th century

When Guru Ghasidas Jayanti?

This regional holiday is celebrated on December 18th in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh. The holiday marks the birthday of Guru Ghasidas on this day in 1756.

History of Guru Ghasidas Jayanti

Ghasidas was born on December 18th 1756 in Girodpuri, Chhattisgarh, India.

Ghasidas experienced the caste system from an early age, which forged his desire to eliminate social inequity.

Guru Ghasidas established the Satnami community in Chhattisgarh, based on the Satnam (meaning "truth and equality"). The teachings and philosophy are similar to those of Hinduism and Buddhism.

The adults of the sect are required to wear only white garments and abstain from intoxicants and animal foods. They do not worship idols.

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