Udasis

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Udasis is the word used to refer to the various journeys made by Guru Nanak to spread his message during the period 1500 to 1524.

According to the Puratan Janamsakhi, which is one of the oldest account of the life history of Guru Nanak it is recorded that the Guru undertook five missionary journeys ("udasiya") to far away places like Ceylon (Sri Lanka), Mecca, Baghdad, Kamroop (Assam), and Tashkent etc. Guru ji travelled far and wide to spread the word of Gurbani and covered most of India, present day Bangladesh, Pakistan, Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan, South West China, Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, West Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Syria, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and Kyrgyzstan

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