Guru Hargobind

(Guru Hargobind Singh ji, Ji is used as a form of respect in Sikhism )Guru Hargobind Ji (19 June 1595 – 28 February 1644), revered as the sixth Nanak, was the sixth of ten Gurus of the Sikh religion. He had become Guru at the young age of eleven, after the execution of his father, Guru Arjan, by the Mughal emperor Jahangir.Guru Hargobind Ji introduced the process of militarization to Sikhism, likely as a response to his father’s execution and to protect the Sikh community. He symbolized it by wearing two swords, representing the dual concept of miri and piri (temporal power and spiritual authority). In front of the Harmandir Sahib in Amritsar, Guru Hargobind constructed the Akal Takht (the throne of the timeless one). The Akal Takht represents the highest seat of earthly authority of the Khalsa (the collective body of the Sikhs) today.

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Sikh Gurus are spiritual masters of Sikhism, who founded this religion for almost two and a half centuries starting in 1469. Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism, was born in the year 1469. In 1708, he was given succession by nine other Gurus, finally, the Guruship was passed by the tenth Guru into the Holy…