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Guru Hargobind

This Shabad is said to bring those who chant it victory and success in all pursuits. In 1606, Guru Hargobind Sahib Ji became the sixth Guru of the Sikhs at the age of eleven, after his father Guru Arjan Dev Ji was tortured and executed by the Mughal Emperor Jahangir.  Guru Arjan
Guru Hargobind

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

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

When we hear the word ‘command’ it can spark a reaction as we all desire freedom.  When we hear the word ‘Command’ it can spark a reaction as we all desire freedom.  As we understand and accept the nature of the Divine Order, we learn that freedom is only achieved by taking responsibility for our
2nd Pauree

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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