Washington: US President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden have extended warm greetings to the Sikh community on the 552nd birth anniversary of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev, saying his visionary message of equality, peace and service is as important today as it is today. That was five centuries ago today. Sikhs around the world celebrated Guru Nanak Jayanti on Friday.
Jill and I extend our warm greetings to the Sikh community on the 552nd anniversary of the birth of the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak Dev Ji. Biden said in a statement on Friday that Guru Nanak’s visionary message of equality, peace and service is as important today as it was five centuries ago. Her teachings emphasize the dignity and equal rights of all people, the empowerment of women and girls, inter-religious cooperation and acts of service to help the needy.”
President Biden said that by living these and other core values of their faith, Sikhs continue to strengthen communities in the United States and around the world.
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