Bandi Chhor Divas (Diwali) | Sikhism

On October 24, 2022

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Holy Day: Bandi Chhor Divas (Diwali)
Date: Monday 24 October 2022
Faith: Sikhism

Description: Bandi Chhor Divas, also known as ‘The Celebration of Freedom’, commemorates the release in 1619 CE from prison of the sixth Sikh guru, Sri Guru Hargobind Ji. Sikhs continue this annual celebration with lamps being lit outside gurdwaras and sweets distributed to all.