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Founder of Khalsa

GURU GOBIND SINGH (1666 – 1708)
The defender of Hindu Dharma (The Founder of Khalsa)
Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji was born December 22nd in 1666 AD at Patna Sahib in the State of Bihar, India. Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji was the only son of Sri Guru TegBahadur Ji. He became Guru at the age of 9. HE IS THE CREATOR AND FOUNDER OF PANTH KHALSA.
He took up the sword to fight against the oppression of the contemporary rulers. He infused a martial spirit in his followers through soul inspiring and heart stirring heroic poetry. On March 30th 1699, he evolved a new order in the more than two centuries old Sikh tradition, which became known as the Khalsa. He fought several battles against the Mughal monarchy and Hill Chiefs. Guru Gobind Singh also founded the ciity Paonta Sahib in Himachal Pradesh in 1685.

In 1708, Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji gave Guruship to Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji . The first holy book of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji was compiled by Sri Guru Arjan Dev Ji. The work on compilation was started in 1601 and completed in 1604 .This was installed at Harimandir Sahib in 1604. The Pothi was called Kartarpuri Bir. Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji added Hymns of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji to the Pothi Sahib AND called it GURU GRANTH SAHIB JI and said that this shall be the final living Sikh Guru and thereafter no more Sikh human Gurus. Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji said that the MISSION of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji has been completed. The Sikhs will get their guidance from Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji and temporal advice from Panj Pyare . Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji has 1430 pages.