The annual festival of Baisakhi, also known as Vaisakh Sankranti or Vaisakhi, is a spring harvest festival celebrated in Punjab and other parts of North India. It usually falls on April 13 or 14 every year. Primarily a Sikh festival, it is also celebrated by Hindus, especially in Punjab, Haryana and western Uttar Pradesh.

When in Baisakhi 2022?

This year, Baisakhi falls on Thursday, April 14. According to Drik Panchang, the auspicious timing for Vaishakh Sankranti will begin at 08:56 am on Thursday, April 14, 2022.

Baisakhi 2022: History

Baisakhi marks the birth of the Khalsa Panth by Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth Guru of Sikhism, on March 30th 1699. When Guru Gobin Singh's father, Guru Tegh Bahadur, was executed by Aurangzeb, Guru Gobind Singh was formally installed as the leader of the Sikhs at the age of nine, becoming the tenth and final human Sikh Guru.

Baisakhi 2022: Significance

This day is celebrated to mark the arrival of the spring season. On this day, farmers express their gratitude to God for a bountiful harvest throughout the year. Meanwhile, some people also consider Vaisakhi to be the legitimate date for the Indian Solar New Year.

Baisakhi 2022: Wishes

You Might Also Like

Editors Choice