New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today stated that Guru Nanak’s teachings are the guiding principles not only for Indians but for the entire humanity.
In his ‘Mann Ki Baat’ address on the occasion of Diwali, Modi recalled how Guru Nanak’s life and teachings hold a message for people even today. “Kartik Purnima is celebrated as the Prakash Parv or birthday of Guru Nanak Devji. His teachings are the guiding principles not only for Indians but for the entire humanity.
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“Principle of service, truthfulness and welfare of all are the core of his teachings,” he added. “Peace, unity and tolerance is the basic principle. To free the society of discrimination, blind faith and other evils was the campaign of Guru Nanak’s life.
“At the time when casteism and untouchability were at its peak, Guru Nanak Dev chose Bhai Lalo as his companion,” Modi added.