Avtar Or Parkash Diwas Vaisakh Sudi 3, 20th Vaisak 1526 Bikarmi
Date of Birth 30 November, 1469
Place of Birth Village Raiboide Tawandi (Pakistan) – Nankana Sahib
Gurgaddi Diwas From Birth
Joti Jot Diwas Asu Vadi 1596 Bikarmi (7 Sept 1539)
Father Shri Kalyan Dass Mehta Ji Mother Mata Taripta Ji
Wife/Wives Mata Sulakhni Ji
Children Baba Shri Chand Ji & Baba Shri Lakhshmi Dass Ji
Q1 When and where was Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji born ?
Ans. Birthday: Puranmashi of Katak Samvat 1526 Bikrami, 1469 A.D. Birth place: Talwandi of Rai Bhoi Now known as Nankana Sahib. It is in West Pakistan now.
Q2 Furnish information about the family of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji.
Ans. Father: Shri Mehta Kalu Ji, Mother: Tripta Ji, Sister: Bibi Nanki Ji, Wife: Bibi Sulakhani Ji, Sons: Baba Sri Chand Ji and Baba Lakhmi Dass Ji.
Q. 3 Under which Maryada (System) the marriage of Guru Nanak Dev Ji was solemnised?
Ans. Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s marriage was solemnised under Sanatani Maryada (the ancient Vedic System).
Q. 4 Where and when was the marriage of Guru Nank Dev Ji solemnised?
Ans. The marriage of Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji was solemnised at Batala in Samvat 1544 Bikrami, 24th of Jeth, A.D. 1487.
Q. 5 How many long-journeys (Udaasis) Guru Nanak pev Ji undertook for the benefit of humankind?
Ans. Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji undertook four (Udaasian) long-journeys 4s follows :
In North: UptoSumerMountain and above. In East: Upto Dhaka and Bengal. In South : Upto Sri Lanka. In West: Upto Mecca and Madina.
Q. 6 Who started the Udasi Sect ?
Ans. The Udasi Sect was started by Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s eldest Son Baba Shri Chand Ji.
Q. 7 Which new Maryada (System) was started by Guru Nanak Dev Ji?
Ans. By appointing and annointing Guru Angad Dev Ji as his successor, Guru Nanak Dev Ji started the Dehdhari Pratha (i.e. the tradition of Satguru in human form)
Q. 8 Bhai Bala and Mardana were the disciples of which Guru ?
Ans. They were disciples of Guru Nanak Dev Ji
Q. 9 Which “Bani” was written by Guru Nanak Dev Ji ?
Ans. Guru Nanak Dev Ji wrote “Bani” in twenty Ragas. In addition to Japji Sahib , some shlokas in Sanskrit and some other shlokas are written in the Adi Shri Grnnth Sahib.
Q. 10 When and where did Shri Guru Nanak Dev breathe His last ?
Ans. Guru Nanak Dev Ji breathed his last on 23rd of Assu Sudhi 10, 1596 Bikrami Samvat, September 5,1539 A.D., at Kartar Pur (now in West Pakistan).