Happy Gurpurab!

by | Nov 27, 2023

Sikh family in Woodstock celebrates holy day with sharing of food with strangers

A Sikh family in Woodstock celebrated Gurpurab by giving out food to customers heading into the Carleton Mall on Monday, Nov. 27. Gurjinder Singh and some family and friends took their culinary skills to the parking lot of Carleton Mall, where they shared traditional Indian food with others as part of their celebration. For Sikhs, this is the most sacred day in their calendar with Guru Nanak Jayanti, the festival also known as Gurpurab. The holy event commemorates the birth of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the first guru of Sikhism. Theresa Blackburn caught up with the generous group to find out more…

Kim Culberson accepts the gift of Indian food from Gurjinder Singh in honour of Gurpurab. (Theresa Blackburn photo)

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