Guru Nanak Jayanti is one of the most important festivals in Sikhism. The festival marks the birthday of Guru Nanak Dev Saheb ji, the founder and first guru of Sikhism. Celebrate the holy occasion by sending elegant and auspicious Gurupurab gifts to your family, friends and relatives and express your good wishes to them. In case you are running out of meaningful gift ideas from Guru Nanak Jayanti, here are some suggested gifts for you.
Shabad CD and DVD
On the pious occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti, shabad CDs and DVDs are a well thought out gift idea for those who are spiritually inclined. You can submit a collection of Gurbani shabads and CDs of the recipient’s favorite singer for added impact.
Hanging and wall hangings Ek Omkar
Another traditional gift idea much appreciated by Gurupurab is the Ek Omkar pendants. These can easily be used on gold, silver, bronze, and other non-precious materials. Alternatively, a tapestry, painting, etc. can be gifted. by Ek Omkar as an expression of good wishes.
At any Indian festival, traditional sweets and mithais are the most appreciated gift idea. If you know the recipient’s choice in candy, please choose accordingly. Otherwise, go for popular sweets like Kaju Katli or Besan Laddoo.
Dried fruits are preferred when the recipient does not like sweets, is calorie conscious, or is diabetic. Dried fruits have a long shelf life and it is an ideal gift idea for Guru Nanak Jayanti as it comes in the winter season. One can easily buy attractively packaged boxes of dried fruit from online gift shops.
Chocolates are no longer a restricted gift idea for children. These days, you can gift delicious chocolates to your mom, dad, siblings, relatives, friends, and of course, your kids. Homemade chocolates are all the rage on the market, plus there are many gift packs available from popular brands like Cadbury’s, Ferrero Rocher, Vochelle, etc.
Journey to the Golden Temple
On the auspicious occasion of Guru Nanak’s birthday, Sikh devotees have a strong desire to visit the Golden Temple in Amritsar. A great way to convey your best wishes would be to gift your parents or close relatives a trip to Darbar Sahib. Send them a plane / train ticket and a comfortable hotel reservation to guarantee an unforgettable trip.
Religious books and gifts from Pooja
Religious books and pooja gifts are a meaningful Gurubpurab gift idea for grandparents, moms, or people with religious leanings. In this category, one can opt for a miniature copy of Guru Granth Sahib, books on religious discourses, book rehal or stand, Golden Temple miniature, Guru Nanak photo frame, etc.