Sunday, 24 November 2013

Guru Gobind Singh instructs the Sikhs after Guru Tegh Bahadur's martyrdom


Sign at Gurdwara Sis Ganj, the site where Guru Tegh Bahadur met his martyrdom. The Gurdwara was built by Baba Baghel Singh, conqueror of Delhi. 



The following account reveals the response given by Guru Gobind Singh after Guru Tegh Bahadur's shaheedi (martyrdom).

The departure of Guru Tegh Bahadur gave a rude shock to the Sikhs who started bewailing.

The Guru consoled them, saying, "O Sikhs, the Guru treated life and death alike.

He was God's own image while living. After leaving his body, he merged with the Lord.

He who mourns his death, is mistaken." This consoled the Sikhs.

The Guru explained, "It was necessary to expose the falsehood of the Turks, which has been done.

 Sakhi 13, Parchian Sewa Das,(1708). 

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