It would be challenging to explain Vaisakhi to someone who was not already familiar with it to some degree. It has expanded to become much more significant than its religious and cultural origins—celebrated in so many different ways and in so many different places that the experience could vary from person to person.
Many Sikhs are familiar with seeing images of fierce Singhs pasted onto the walls of Gurduaras (Sikh places of learning and worship). Everyone connects differently to the legacies of these brave and valiant Sikhs. Let us take a moment to transport our consciousness back into the world of Banda Singh Bahadar and extend our sense of inspiration from one of the most powerful narratives in Sikh history.
Vaisakhi is a festival that has been celebrated since ancient times. On the auspicious day of Vaisakhi in 1699, Sahib E Kamaal Kalgidhar Patshah Guru Gobind Singh Ji Maharaj established the Khalsa Panth. From then on, this festival became of utmost importance to the Sikhs. From that day onwards, for Sikhs, this day became a Khalsa Sirjana Diwas.