Category archive: 06-Guru Hargobind

Reflections on the Second Pauri from Jap Jī Sāhib by Gurū Nānak

The second Paurī imparts patience and stability. – from the Teachings of the Siri Singh Sahib, Yogi Bhajan (1) Hukamī hovan ākār hukam na kahi-ā jā-ī. By His Command, bodies are created; His Command cannot be described. In this Paurī, Gurū Nānak talks about the word ‘Hukam.’ ‘Hukam’ means the ‘Divine order’ or ‘command’
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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
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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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The Life and Times of Guru Har Rai

This post is about Guru Har Rai and his unique leadership of the Sikhs during the turbulence of the 17th century in India. The time of Guru Har Rai’s Guruship was marked not only by serious infighting between the various contenders to the Mughal throne, but also by the Minas or the descendants of
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Excerpt from “Anniversary of the Martyrdom of the Akal Takhat”

by Siri Singh Sahib, Bhai Sahib Harbhajan Singh Khalsa Yogi Ji ....."So long you do not admire and understand the timelessness of the teacher, you can never understand to be a timeless student. As long as this intercourse of understanding and cohabition of the psyche does not understand, there shall be duality and doubt.
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Guru Hargobind Ji

Guru Hargobind was the sixth Sikh Guru, following in the footsteps of his father Guru Arjan Dev Ji.  He was not more than eleven-years-old at the time of his father's execution, when he was installed as Guru. From his prison cell, Guru Arjan Dev Ji sent a message to Hargobind to cultivate and maintain an army.
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