Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti: Guru Gobind Singh was the tenth Guru of Sikh who was born on December 22, 1666, in Patna, Bihar, according to the Julian calendar. After the demise of his father, Guru Tegh Bahadur, Guru Govind Singh became the leader of Sikhs at 9 years old age. He was assassinated in the year 1708.
Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti 2022 Date
According to the Julian Calendar, Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti 2022 falls on December 29.
Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti History & Significance
Guru Gobind Singh Jayanthi is an auspicious day for the Sikh community. The day is celebrated every year to pay tributes to the Sikh guru. The 10th Sikh guru is an inspiration to many people for his thoughts against oppression and social discrimination.
The ninth Sikh guru, Guru Tegh Bahadur’s son Guru Gobind Singh was originally named Gobind Rai. In his child age, he took lessons in Sanskrit, and Persian, and also learned military skills in order to become a warrior.
Guru Gobind Singh founded the Khalsa Panth on Baisakhi, which is a spring festival celebrated among the Sikhs. He abolished the Guru tradition prior to his death and declared the Guru Granth Sahib, the holy scripture of Sikhs, as the permanent Sikh Guru.
Guru Gobind Singh was stabbed by the men of Wazir Khan, who is the Nawab of Sirhind, and died on October 7, 1708.