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The Martyrdom of Guru Arjan Dev Ji
As soon as he became the Guru at the age of eighteen, Guru Arjan Dev ji became a champion for the welfare of the poor, sick and disadvantaged sections of the community. He spent nearly eight months in Lahore helping thousands of people who were suffering from malaria and chicken pox. The Guru also
GURU HARGOBIND JAYANTI. 5TH JULY 2015. Guru Hargobind was the sixth guru of the Sikhs and the son of Guru Arjan Dev. On this day in 1606 he became a guru at the tender age of eleven and the occasion is called gurgaddi divas. Guru Hargobind was a soldier-saint who began the tradition of the Sikhs as a martial people inspiring them to do heroic deed. He always carried two swords symbolising power (shakti) and prayer (bhakti).