Paragraph on Guru Nanak Dev

Guru Nanak Dev (1469-1539) was the founder of Sikhism. He was the son of a Hindu revenue official. In Sikhism, Guru Nanak tired to bring together the best features of both Hinduism and Islam. He was one of the prominent leaders of the Bhakti Movement. In his childhood, he was of a withdrawn nature. Guru Nanak realized that all human beings are children of God. Love and equality were the foundation of Sikhism. He traveled throughout India and outside to propagate his religious views. Many Gurudwaras had been built in his memory outside India. Nanak made four important journeys called ‘Udasis’. His hymns and ‘Shabads’ are included in the ‘Adi Granth’. Nanak laid special emphasis on three values: Nam, Krit and Wand, He breathed his last in 1539.