We have just enough religion to make us hate but not enough to make us love one another - Jonathan Swift

Above statement is not a Theory but indeed reality. the reality of those who wanted to impose they are pathetic insecure and disgusting mindset over others behind the curtain of law and order maintenance. this problem is not of yesterday or today but since the time immemorial but each time a day of light arises which makes us hope that things will change tomorrow. Guru Teg Bahadur was also one such theory of light who sacrificed his life just for the freedom of religion.

Teg Bahadur was born as on 1st April 1621 at Amritsar in India to Guru Hargobind and Nanaki. Teg Bahadur was the youngest of the eight sons of the sixth Sikh Guru Guru Hargobind. Teg Bahadur was extremely courageous and possessed and doubted elements of bravery and sacrifice full stop in the words of the Gorbila Chhevin Patshaili Har Gobind said he shall protect the weak and relieve their distress. this shall be his principal mark. It was just of his undoubted wheeler and gallant fight put against the Mughals that receive the name Teg Bahadur-mighty of the sword. from his father Hargobind Singh Bahadur. Teg Bahadur was brought up and studied in Sikh culture. he was trained in martial arts of archery and horsemanship and was also told the old classic. prolonged spells of seclusion and contemplation are said to have given him a deeply mystical temperament. Teg Bahadur was married on 3rd February 16312 Mata Gujri.

In 1940 is nearing his and Guru Hargobind decided to move to his ancestral village of bakala together with Teg Bahadur and Giri. as per Guru Das dasvin party, Shaili bakala was then a beautiful and prosperous town with beautiful pools Wells, and baolis. Teg Bahadur ab for about 20 years and lived a strict and holy life is spending most of his time in meditation. yet He was not a recluse and perfectly attended to family responsibilities.

Teg Bahadur was not only a man of undoubted courage but also of high moral values. even made a visit outside pakala and also visited 86 Guru Guru Harkishan when the latter was in Delhi. but during his stay in Delhi Guru Har Krishan was East with smallpox. when asked by his followers as to who would lead them after him he replied Baba bakala-meaning his successor was to be founded in bakala. but some pretenders took advantage of the ambiguity in the words of the dying Guru and install themselves as the ninth Sikh guru. the most influential of them was the nephew of Teg Bahadur - Dhir Mal. the six-word puzzle to see so many claimants and could not make out to who the real guru was. But, as it is said-all that glitters, is not gold similarly all pretenders cannot be saints.

A wealthy trader Baba Makhan Shah Labana arrived in search of the Guru. he went from one claimant to the next making his options and offering two gold coins to each group but before he had promised to offer 500 coins for his safety in the storm then he discovered at Teg Bahadur also lived at bakala. Makhan Shah Lubana went straight to the house of Teg Bahadur but when he offered his usual offering of two gold coins to him Teg Bahadur give him his blessing and remarked that his offering was a considerable shot of the promised 500 coins. Makhan Shah Lubana it was understood and he began shouting from the rooftop-I have found the Guru I have found the Guru.

Now the responsibility of instructing and guiding the Sikh community was on Guru Teg Bahadur. he became the focal point of veneration of the Sikhs. Teg Bahadur big and moulding religious and social science by his teachings and practices. Teg Bahadur also travelled in different parts of the country including Dhaka and Assam to please the teachings Of Guru Nanak the first Sikh guru. also made three successive visits to Kartarpur. First, on 21st August 1664, Guru Teg Bahadur went there to console upon the death of her father Guru Har Rai and her brother Har Krishan. the second visit was on 15th October 1664 on the death of bussy the mother of her. The third visit kar included a fairly extensive journey to the Moga Malwa and Bangar districts of Punjab. crossing the Beas and Sutlej river Teg Bahadur arrive in Malwa and Hira. you also visited Moga and read Aravali's heat insurgent in the Lakhi Jungle distillate and Sandy tract comprising mainly present the districts of Bhatinda and Faridkot. In 1666 when Guru was travelling east of Patna Mata Gujri gave birth to a prince who later on became the tenth Sikh Guru Guru Gobind Singh.

but as it is said that man is not a creature of circumstances but circumstances are the creatures of man.

same was prevalent at that time in India also India was ruled by the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb a man of orthodox Muslim nature and in a secure and narrow mindset. he wanted to spread Islam over entire India and for this, he not only ordered Hindu temples to be destroyed and stopped Idol worship but when undergoing prosecution of non-Muslim people and forced them to take Islam about 500 man procedure to Anandpur and requested Teg Bahadur for his help full stop when Guru Teg Bahadur told his this thing to his son Guru Gobind Rai the latter told who would be better than you to defend the poor Brahmin. Guru Teg Bahadur decided to stand up for the right of worship and told the delegation to tell Aurangzeb if he could convert Teg Bahadur they would gladly convert.

As a result after 4 days, Guru Teg Bahadur along with Bhai Sathi Das Bhai Mati Das, and Bhai Dayal Das arrested on the orders of Aurangzeb, and on 11th November 1575, Guru Teg Bahadur was beheaded at Chandni Chowk in Delhi.

it has been very well said in the lines of William Shakespeare-when baggers die no comets are seen the heaven themselves blaze forth the death of Mighty princess.

Similarly, a storm came after taking Bahadur's execution as if reflecting its emotions at the death of this great martyr. after that Bhai Lakhi Shah carried Guru's body to his nearby house which hidden set on Fire To conceal the cremation of his Guru's body.

Teg Bahadur for his unmatched sacrifice for the protection of religious freedom in India is popularly known as-hind di Chadar that is the shield of India. letter on where Guru Teg Bahadur was beheaded-Chandni Chauk Delhi Gurudwara sees Ganj Sahib was built. and Gurudwara rakab Ganj Sahib is also in Delhi at the residence where the body of the guru was cremated.

Guru Teg Bahadur also contributed many hymns to the Guru Granth Sahib including the slokas-or couplets near the end of Guru Granth Sahib which were extremely popular. Guru Teg Bahadur not only had a versatile personality but was great for your socially committed person. he was also a socially committed person and a preacher of great understanding and vision. his bravery e broke the myth of Aurangzeb's religious City and established religious freedom.

Guru Teg Bahadur has left us but his sacrifices teachings and principles will always remind us that- religion is not the name of persecution and harassment but of freedom and self-sacrifice. 

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