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400TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF GURU TEGH BAHADUR

400TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF GURU TEGH BAHADUR

Context

The 400th Prakash Purab of Guru Tegh Bahadur (birth anniversary), the 9th Sikh Guru was recently celebrated.

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About Guru Tegh Bahadur

  • He was the 9th of the ten gurus of Sikhism and his term as Guru ran from 1665 to 1675.
  • He was the youngest son of Guru Hargobind born in Amritsar in 1621.
  • Nearly 150 hymns of Guru Tegh Bahadur have been added in Guru Granth Sahib.
  • Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib and Gurudwara Rakab Ganj Sahib mark the places of cremation and execution of his body.
  • Martyrdom Day of Guru Tegh Bahadur is observed on November 24, every year.

Sikhism

  • It was founded by Guru Nanak Dev Ji.
  • Its religious practices of Sikhism were formalised by Guru Gobind Singh.

Sikh Guru

Guru Nanak

(1469 to 1539)

Guru Angad

(1504 to 1552)

Guru Amar Das

(1479 to 1574)

Guru Ram Das

(1534 to 1581)

Guru Arjan

(1563 to 1606)

Guru Hargobind

(1595 to 1644)

Guru Har Rai

(1630 to 1661)

Guru Harkishan

(1656 to 1664)

Guru Tegh Bahadur

(1621 to 1675)

Guru Gobind Singh

(1666 to 1708)

 

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