Shanti's Blog — Guru Gobind Singh RSS

Sau Sakhees - a view into the day-to-day experience of Guru Gobind Singh Ji

The Sau Sakhees originate as stories told by Gurbaksh Singh (1672-1761) about the day-to-day events in the court of Guru Gobind Singh Ji.  The story goes that Bhai Gurbaksh Singh was a close attendant of Guru Gobind Singh.  In fact, it was Bhai Gurbaksh Singh who held the amazing blessing of attended the great Guru when he chose to leave this earth.  Bhai Gurbaksh Singh started his life as Bhai Ram Kanwar, a direct descendant of Baba Buddha Ji, and was the blessed-one who put the tilak on the forehead of Guru Gobind Rai in 1675.  When he received Khande di Pahul from Guru Gobind Singh himself, he took the name Bhai Gurbaksh Singh and remained for the rest of...

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350th Anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh ji’s Birth

Today as I was reflecting on the miracle of birth taken by Guru Gobind Singh, I was overwhelmed with gratitude for having had just a glimpse, from a far distance, of this magnificent vibration we know as Guru Gobind Singh. I then saw Kamalroop Singh’s post for Sikh Dharma and succumbed again to those emotions! Kamalroop Singh posted a beautiful poem by Professor Puran Singh, speaking from the mouth of Bhai Nand Lal ji. (See the whole post at

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