The Ten Gurus & Sri Guru Granth Sahib Jee

Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib Jee

Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur JiShortly after the birth of Guru Teg Bahadur Sri Guru Har Gobind Sahib asked many priests including Baba Budha Ji and Baba Gurdas to come with him and bless the child. On seeing the child Guru Har Gobind and Baba Budha bowed to the him and touched his feet. On being asked by one of his followers to explain his actions Guru Har Gobind said that Guru Teg Bahadur was sent to this world with a great mission: he would sacrifice his own life for the welfare of others. Sri Guru Har Gobind Sahib always wore two swords; Miri (political sovereignty) and Piri (spiritual sovereignty). When Guru Har Gobind Sahib picked up his child Guru Tegh Bahadur picked up the sword that represented Piri.

 Name   Satguru Tegh Bahadur Sahib Jee (Sodh lineage)
 Place of Avtar  Gurdwara Guru Ke Mehal Amritsar
 Date of Avtar  1678 Bikrami Vaisakh Tuesday 12th April 1621
 Parents    Mata Nanaki Jee Sri Guru Hargobind Sahib Jee
 Wife/consort  Mata Gujri Jee
 Ascension to Guruship  1721 Bikrami Cheth 6th April 1664 AD - Baba Bakala
 Ascension to Sach Kand  1732 Bikrami Maghar 19th December 1675 AD - Gurdwara Sis Ganj Sahib Chandni  Chowk Delhi
 Kin   Son - Sri Guru Gobind Singh Jee
 Lifespan  53 years 7 months 15 days
 Guruship   10 years 7 months 9 days

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