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Guru Hargobind Singh

Sixth Guru


Born On: June 14, 1595
 
Born At: Wadali, in Amritsar District
 
Father: Guru Arjan Dev
 
Mother: Mata Ganga Devi
 
Children: Baba Gurditta, Baba Suraj Mal, Baba Ani Rai, Baba Atal Rai, Baba (guru) Tegh Bahadur, Bibi Biro
 
Death: March 3, 1644
 
Message and Contributions:
  • First guru to fight with the Mughals who were forcing people to accept Islam.
  • He wore two swords, symbolizing Miri for being the leader of the Sikhs wordly affairs and Piri for being a spiritual guide
  • "Saint Soldiers"-Sikhs who were prepared to lay down thier lives for him