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.