Short Essay in Baisakhi festival
Baisakhi’ is also known as ‘Vaisakhi’. Baisakhi is often celebrated every year on April 13, but sometimes it falls on April 14th. The festival of Baisakhi is a seasonal festival. It is celebrated throughout India but it has special significance in Punjab and Haryana. This festival is celebrated by all religions and castes. Baisakhi is primarily an agricultural festival. This festival is celebrated as the arrival of harvesting.
Baisakhi is a famous festival of Sikhs. For the Sikhs, this festival is not only indicative of the arrival of harvest but also a symbol of Sikh brotherhood and unity. In the year 1699, the last Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh Ji organized the Sikhs in the form of Khalsa. Sikhs celebrate this festival as a mass birthday.
On the day of Baisakhi festival, the glory of bathing in the holy rivers of North India is considered. At the festival of Baisakhi, people wear new clothes. They make pudding and other favorite dishes at home. The Baisakhi Fair, which is celebrated on the occasion of Baisakhi, is famous. Often this fair seems to be on the bank of the river. On the day of Baisakhi, there is a lot of crowd at the fair. This festival is the beginning of New Year for Hindus. Hindus celebrate it with bathing, enjoyment, and worship. On this day special festivals are celebrated in Sikh gurudwaras. Sikhs celebrate this festival in a special way. They go to the temple, look to the gurudwara and recite the holy scripture.