Category: Gurpurbs

The Greatest Superpower

Have you ever heard of Super Powers before? Not super powers from TV or the movies but real people who have super powers. Perhaps you've heard of people who could raise someone from the dead or be able to stop the rain from falling, or make gold appear out of thin air... All over the
Guru Har Krishan Greatest Superpower SikhNet

Guru Nanak Dev Ji

As was customary in India in the 1400s, an astrologer was called to cast the horoscope for a newborn infant. He amazed everyone by saying, “This is no ordinary child. This infant is a divine incarnation.” He predicted that this soul would have a profound influence on the world. The astrologer was definitely right, for
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Bandi Chhor Divas: A Day of Liberation

Guru Hargobind set off for Gwalior. There he found the prisoners living in terrible conditions without adequate food or clothing. Among the prisoners were rajas whose kingdoms and thrones had been taken over by Jahangir. The Guru lived with them, shared his meager rations with them, and comforted them with stories of Guru Nanak and
Bandi Chhor Divas fireworks

Guru Hargobind, the Emperor and the Tiger

Chandu and other enemies of Guru Hargobind learned of the Guru’s military preparations, and claimed that Guru Hargobind was not only converting Muslims to his faith, he was raising an army to avenge his father’s death. With this false rumor, they tried to convince Emperor Jahangir that Hargobind posed a major threat to his kingdom.
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Master and Disciple

Renowned Canadian artist - Kanwar Singh, the painter/chronicler of Sikh History, painted this image, "Guru Gobind Singh: Master and Disciple."  It depicts a scene from the seminal event in Sikh history: the First Vaisakhi of 1699 and the Creation of The Khalsa. In the scene thus captured, we witness as follows: Having just
Guru Gobind Singh receiving amrit - art of punjab