10th Sikh preceptor Guru Gobind Singh’s 350th birth anniversary celebrated

Q.  Which Sikh preceptor is known to the world as a warrior saint?
- Published on 26 Sep 16

a. Guru Gobind Singh
b. Guru Nanak
c. 10th preceptor
d. Both a and c
e. None of the above

ANSWER: Both a and c
 
10th Sikh preceptor Guru Gobind Singh’s 350th birth anniversary celebratedThe tenth Sikh preceptor Guru Gobind Singh is known to the world as the warrior saint
  • He also wrote 17 verse collections part of the Dasam Granth- a separate religious text from Guru Granth Sahib
  • He was born in 1666 in Patna
  • He wrote 17 verse collections of which only one is in Punjabi- the remaining are in Hindi, braj, Bhojpuri, Persian and other languages
  • Versatility of the Poet Guru is notable.
  • 50 poets be patronised translated the Bhagwad Gita and and other religious texts from Sanskrit to Hindi
  • Guruji was the true poet of veer ras.
  • Zafarnama written by Guruji in Persian is a literary piece which is rare
  • Guruji selected three Dalits among the 'panj pyaras' for creating the 'Khalsa' panth. The poor and the downtrodden were always in his mind.

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