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Venue: Heritage Quay, University of Huddersfield Queensgate Huddersfield HD1 3DH


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The University of Huddersfield are proud to be showcasing the travelling exhibition organised by The High Commission of India through the Consulate General of India, Birmingham on the 1st Guru, focussing on the core values of Guru Nanak Dev Ji and his teachings. The idea is to showcase the way the Sikh religion has grown over the years and the relevance of his message in the 21st century.

This is part of the year-long celebrations of the 5550th Birth Anniversary of Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji and 2019 is being celebrated as the 'Year of Universal Brotherhood' by the Government of India.

Guru Nanak Dev Ji was born in 1469 AD in the village of Rai Bhoe Talwandi, now the site of Gurudwara Nankana Sahib, in Pakistan. Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji was the founder of Sikhism,and the first of the ten Sikh Guru's. There are ten Gurus of the Sikhs. The last Guru, Guru Gobind Singh, said that there would be no more Gurus after him and Sikhs would be guided by the Sikh holy book, “Guru Granth Sahib”.

This exhibition is free to attend and open to all. The exhibition is open to the public on the following days:

Tuesday 13 August 8am – 5pm
Wednesday 14 August 8am-8pm
Thursday 15 August 8am – 8pm
Friday 16 August 8am – 1pm.