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Sarbans Danee : Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji

               Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji (1666-1708) the Tenth Master of the Sikhs, reverently known as 'Sarbans Danee' i.e. a person who sacrificed his 'sarbans' (whole family) for helping the oppressed and protecting a person's right to profess the religion of his own choice. He was born the only son of Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib and Mata Gujri Ji on Poh Sudi 7 (23 Poh) Saturday, 1723 Bikrimi i.e. 22 December, 1666 at Patna Sahib, Bihar. 

An Unprescedented Martyrdom : Sahibzada Zorawar Singh Ji and Sahibzada Fateh Singh Ji

The martyrdom of Sahibzada Zorawar Singh Ji and Sahibzada Fateh Singh Ji, the two younger sons of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji, the Tenth Master of the Sikhs, born to Mata Jito Ji, which took place on December 12, 1705 is an unprecedented event and a major landmark in the history of Sikhs.

Sis Yatra of Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib: Voyage of the Severed Sacred Head

 Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib, the ninth prophet-teacher of the Sikhs was cruelly martyred by beheading him on November 11, 1675 in Chandni Chowk, Delhi under the orders of Emperor Aurangzeb. Besides martyring Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib, Aurangzeb also passed orders that the whole family of the person who goes near the deceased's body will be annihilated. 

SARADHS ARE FORBIDDEN IN SIKH RELIGION

Saradhs also called sharadhs are forbidden in Sikh religion whereas in Hindu religion saradhs are held in memory of the deceased ancestors every year in the month of Asu, the seventh desi month which corresponds to the month of September.

Bhai Ghanaiya Ji : Humanitarian and Benevolent Sikh (1648-1718)

Bhai Ghanaiya Ji also known as Bhai Kanhaiya Ji was born in a Badhavan (Dhamman) Khatri family in Sohdra situated on the bank of Chandarbhaga canal near Wazirabad in Gujaranwala district which now falls in Pakistan.

Paying Obeisance to Sri Guru Har Krishan Sahib on His 362nd Birth Anniversary

Sri Guru Har Krishan Sahib (1656-1664) the eighth Guru or prophet teacher of the Sikhs was the younger son of Sri Guru Har Rai Sahib (1630-1661) the seventh Guru of the Sikhs and Mata Sulakkhani Ji. He was born on 7 July, 1656 at Kiratpur Sahib which falls in the present day Ropar district of Punjab. Since his very childhood, he had a religious bent of mind and interests.

PAYING OBEISANCE TO SHAHEED BHAI TAROO SINGH JI

This year i.e. in 2018 Shaheed Bhai Taroo Singh Ji's martyrdom day is being observed on July 16 all over the world. 

Paying Obeisance to Sri Guru Hargobind Sahib: The Bandichhor (Liberator Benign)

 Guru on his 423rd Birth Anniversary (June 29) Sri Guru Hargobind Sahib (1595-1644) the Sixth Guru (prophet teacher) of the Sikhs was the only son of Sri Guru Arjan Dev Ji, the Fifth Guru of the Sikhs and Mata Ganga Ji. 

Remembering Bhagat Kabir Ji, a revolutionary saint-poet on his 620th Birth Anniversary Share

Bhagat Kabir Ji's full name was Kabir Das. 'Kabir' in Arabic language means 'great’ and the word 'dasa' in Sanskrit language means a slave or a servant. He is one of the medieval Indian Saints of Bhakti and Sufi movements whose compositions Sri Guru Arjan Dev Ji included in Adi Granth Sahib. Bhagat Kabir Ji's full name was Kabir Das.

Chhota Ghallughara

Martyrdom of 40,000 Sikhs During March-JUNE, 1746 

Gurdwara Ghallughara Sahib, Chhamb Kahnuwan, Tehsil & District Pathankot

            The Sikh history of the 16th, 17th and 18th century is replete with atrocities impinged on the Sikhs by the Mughal and Afghan invaders and their descendents who ruled India.

Holla Mahalla: A Colourful Festival of the Sikhs

Holla Mahalla, which is sometimes termed as ‘Holla’ is a Sikh festival, which usually falls on 1 vadi (the day after the full moon day) of the Lunar month of chet, the first desi month in the lunar calendar. 

VADDA SIKH GHALLUGHARA - THE BIGGER HOLOCAUST

            Ahmad Shah Abdali was a poor pathan who by enhancing his power after conquering Kandhar, brought Balkh, Sindh, Punjab and Kashmir under his control.

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