Guru Nanak (1469–1539) was the founder of Sikhism, and his concept of oneness includes spiritual, sociological, and humanitarian insights that have formed the cornerstone of Sikh writings and practices. Guru Nanak: Founder of Sikhism celebrates the 550th anniversary of Guru Nanak’s birth and explores his fundamental beliefs through historical and contemporary images that tell stories of his life.
Guru Nanak: Founder of Sikhism is organized by Phoenix Art Museum. It is made possible through the generosity of the Sikh Heritage Fund.
Image credit: Unknown artist, Guru Nanak Pointing his Feet Towards Mecca, India, 18th–19th century. Ink and color on paper. Loan from the Khanuja Family Collection.