New Delhi: On the important occasion of Guru Gobind Singh Ji’s 354th Prakash Parv or birth anniversary, the nation remembered his teachings and paid obeisance. Guru Gobind Singh was the 10th Sikh leader at the tender age of 9, making him the last of the living Sikh Gurus.
The great spiritual master was born as Gobind Rai to parents Guru Tegh Bahadur and Mata Gujri. The Sikh guru was born in Patna, Bihar and he was the only son of his parents.
The divine shrine of Takht Sri Patna Harimandar Sahib happens to mark the site of the house where he was born and spent the first four years of his life. He was a fearless warrior, a spiritual master and a philosopher as well.
The 10th spiritual master lost four of his sons during the Mughal-Sikh wars—two were killed in the battle while the other two were executed by the Mughal army. Guru Gobind Singh Ji founded the Sikh warrior community – Khalsa in 1699 and established the Five Ks – which hold utmost importance in Sikhism.
– Kesh (uncut hair)
– Kangha (wooden comb)
– Kara (an iron or steel bracelet)
– Kirpan (a sword or dagger)
– Kacchera (short breeches)
Guru Gobind Singh Ji spread his spiritual teachings to a lot of followers. He…