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We at KQ would like to wish everyone a Very Happy Avtaar Diwas Dhan Dhan Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji Maharaaj.
The time needed the greatest sacrifices of all times and the holy mission of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Sahib was to raise, mould and fashion the holy inputs for such a unique cosmic sacrifice.
Pir Bhikan Shah, a Muslim Mystic, saw the dawn of a splendid Divine Light in the direction of Patna Sahib, the birth-place of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Sahib. He performed Sajda in that direction and after paying homage, guided by this Divine Light, he travelled in its wake till he reached Patna Sahib, the holy Sojourn of the New Prophet.
On his arrival at Patna Sahib, Pir Bhikan Shah offered two bowls of milk, signifying both the Great Religions of Hinduism and Islam, before the Divine Child. The Divine Child placed his holy hands on both the bowls. The Mystic Pir bowed in utter humility and reverence to the New Prophet of all humanity.
A true sikh yearns for martyrdom and a heroic death on the battlefield because martyrdom has been blessed by his Beloved Gurus, Sri Guru Arjan Sahib, Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib, and Sri Guru Gobind Singh Sahib. Actually, seldom has martyrdom been so beautifully and passionately blessed and glorified as by the House of Guru Nanak. Sikhs yearned and vied with each other for a holy participation in this Cosmic Sacrifice. The Prophets, the Saviours and the Redeemers come to save and redeem the creation. In redeeming and saving the mankind they take upon themselves all human suffering and sacrifice everything.
Sri Guru Amar Das Ji had prayed -
Jagat Jalanda Rakh Lai Apni Kirpa Dhar
Jit Dware Ubrey Tithe Laio Ubar
Sri Guru Granth Sahib, page 853
"O Merciful Lord, save the world on fire. whichever religious path one may be following, save him."
Guru Nanak the Third firstly prays to the Almighty Lord to save the World on fire and secondly embraces in His loving folds all religions of the world and prays for universal welfare.
Consequently Guru Nanak the Fifth Sri Guru Arjan Sahib sits on fire Himself to save the world on fire and Guru Nanak the Ninth offers Himself for martyrdom to save a whole Religion, to save a whole nation thereby.
Such unique and marvellous is the Eternal Glory of Guru Nanak and of the Great Religion of Universal Love founded by Him.
Marn Munsa Suria Haq Hai
Je Hoi Marn Parvanoo
Suray Sayee Aage Aakhiey
Dargeh Paaweh Saachi Maano
Sri Guru Granth Sahib, Page 579-80
Guru Nanak says :
"Sacred is the death of men of valour if the death is approved by the Divine. Such alone can be acclaimed heroes who are blessed with true honour at the holy feet of the Lord."
When pandits of Kashmir, subjected to untold persecution and tyranny, approached Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib for protection, the most compassionate Guru had shown a unique mercy characteristic of the House of Guru Nanak.
Jo Saran Awey Tis Kanth Lawey
Eh Birad Swamy Sanda
Sri Guru Granth Sahib, Page 544
Guru Nanak says :
"Whosoever seeks the shelter of the Lord, Lord clasps him to His bosom. That is the unique way, the great attribute of the Lord."
Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib at that time said, "Supreme sacrifice by a Mahan Pursh was the need of the hour". Divine Child Guru Gobind Singh had then said, "There was no greater Mahan Pursh than Guru Tegh Bahadur".
The mission of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Sahib was abundantly clear at that very minor and tender age. He was born with a holy mission of total sacrifice. It was clear that He would sacrifice everything for the sake of Truth and for the sake of oppressed ones. That Holy Spirit of total sacrifice blazed like a powerful and mighty magnet throughout His short span of life, attracting martyrs in unlimited human waves. With one powerful divine call on the auspicious day of Baisakhi he attracted thousands of selfless, patriotic, totally devoted and dedicated divine lovers ready to sacrifice every thing for the sake of their beloved Satguru. The time needed the greatest sacrifices of all times and the holy mission of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Sahib was to raise, mould and fashion the holy inputs for such a unique cosmic sacrifice.
[ FROM DIVINE BOOK "ETERNAL GLORY OF GURU GOBIND SINGH JI AND KHALSA" BY BRIG PARTAP SINGH JASPAL (Retd)]
Brigadier Partap Singh Jaspal (Retd.),
203, Sector 33A,
We at KQ would like to wish all of you a Very Happy And Joyful New Year! Thank you for your continued support.
Today Is The Shaheedi Diwaas Of Chote Sahibzaade And Mata Gujri Ji...
The two youngest sons of Dhan Dhan Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji Maharaaj, Baba Fateh Singh Ji (age 4) and Baba Zorawar Singh Ji (age 7) were bricked alive by the nawab of Sirhind for refusing to convert to Islam.
The Battle of Chamkaur, also known as the Second battle of Chamkaur Sahib, was a battle fought between the Khalsa, led by Dhan Dhan Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji Maharaaj, against the Mughal forces led by Wazir Khan and other Mughal Generals that is believed to have taken place on December 21st, 1705 and on December 22nd, 1705.
Dhan Dhan Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji Maharaaj makes a reference to this battle in the Zafarnamah. He tells how a huge (Dahlakh) army attacked his Sikhs who were only forty in number and without food. In spite of their numerical strength, the Mughal soldiers were unable to kill or capture the Guru. The Guru also talks of cowardice of one of the Mughal generals and how he hid himself behind a wall, not having the courage to face the Guru.
Martyrs on the battle field of Chamkaur Sahib
1. Sahibzada Ajit Singh (s/o Guru Gobind Singh)
2. Sahibzada Jujhar Singh (s/o Guru Gobind Singh)
3. Bhai Himmat Singh (Piarey)
4. Bhai Sahib Singh (Piarey)
5. Bhai Mohkam Singh (Piarey)
6. Bhai Sanmukh Singh
7. Bhai Kirpa Singh
8. Bhai Naanu Singh Dilwaali
9. Bhai Devaa Singh
10. Bhai Bakhsish Singh
11. Bhai Ram Singh
12. Bhai Gurbakhsish Singh
13. Bhai Tahil Singh
14. Bhai Mukand Singh
15. Bhai Eshar Singh
16. Bhai Fateh Singh
17. Bhai Khajaan Singh
18. Bhai Laal Singh
19. Bhai Jawahar Singh
20. Bhai Keerat Singh
21. Bhai Shyam Singh
22. Bhai Hukam Singh
23. Bhai Kesra Singh
24. Bhai Dhanna Singh
25. Bhai Sukha Singh
26. Bhai Madan Singh
27. Bhai Budda Singh
28. Bhai Kaatha Singh
29. Bhai Anand Singh
30. Bhai Naahar Singh
31. Bhai Sant Singh Bangesheri
32. Bhai Sher Singh
33. Bhai Sangat Singh
34. Bhai Mukand Singh Duja)
35. Bhai Anak Singh (s/o Bhai Mani Singh)
36. Bhai Ajab Singh (s/o Bhai Mani Singh)
37. Bhai Ajaaeb Singh s/o Bhai Mani Singh)
38. Bhai Daan Singh b/o Bhai Mani Singh)
39. Bhai Aalim Singh Nachanaa
40. Bhai Veer Singh (b/o Bhai Aalim Singh Nachanaa)
41. Bhai Mohar Singh s/o Bhai Aalim Singh Nachanaa)
42. Bhai Amolak Singh s/o Bhai Aalim Singh Nachanaa)
We at KQ would like to wish all of our visitors a very Happy Barsi Dhan Dhan Baba Maha Harnam Singh Ji Maharaaj (Bhucho Kalan). Baba Jee was Dhan Dhan Baba Nand Singh Ji Maharaaj's Murshad. For more information on the life of both Baba Jee's please visit http://babanandsinghsahib.org/.
The following albums have been uploaded:
- Bhai Pinderpal Singh Ji's album entitled "Guru Nanak Dev Ji" (Note: This two-part album has been uploaded to the "Tape Rips" section).
- Bhai Guriqbal Singh Ji's album entitled "Guru Nanak Dev Ji De Amleek Bachan" (Note: This 10-part album has been uploaded to the "Tape Rips" section).
- Sant Isher Singh Ji (Rara Sahib Wale) - "Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji Avtar Divaas" (Note: This album has been uploaded to the "Tape Rips" section).
- Sant Isher Singh Ji (Rara Sahib Wale) - "Mecca Dee Pheree" (Note: This album has been uploaded to the "Tape Rips" section).
- Sant Isher Singh Ji (Rara Sahib Wale) - "Nanak Dukheeya Subh Sansaar" (Note: This album has been uploaded to the "Tape Rips" section).
Today, We at KQ would like celebrate the Birth Anniversary of Sahibzada Fateh Singh who sacrificed his life for Sikhi at the tender age of just 6 (Aap Sub Nu Sahibjada Baba Fateh Singh Ji de Janamdin de Beant Wadhiayan Hove!)
Sahibzada Fateh Singh (December 12th, 1699 - December 26th, 1705), the youngest of Guru Gobind Singh's four sons, was born to Mata Jito ji (also known as Mata Sundari ji) at Anandpur on December 12th, 1699. During the flight from Anandpur, when the Sikhs, having been promised safe passage to Punjab, Sahibzada Fateh Singh was, along with his elder brother Zorawar Singh, put under the care of his grandmother..., Mata Gujari Kaur ji, Unfortunately in the confusion of the rain swollen Sarsa (normally little more than a creek) and an attack by Muslim pursuers, the Guru's two youngest sons and their Grandmother were separated from the main body of Sikhs. However, managing to get across they were befriended by one of the Guru's former cooks. Later betrayed and handed off by the authorities of the small village where they had been given sanctuary, they were handed over to agents of Wazir Khan and carted off to Sirhind and placed under arrest in the Khan's Thanda Burj (cold tower). While the Thanda Burj was built to capture the cool night breezes of air drawn over water channels in the areas hot summers, during the dead of winter the unheated burj offered no comfort for the Guru's mother and sons.
On December 26th, 1705, Fateh Singh and his elder brother, Zorawar Singh were martyred at Sirhind. Fateh Singh is probably the youngest recorded martyr in history who knowingly laid down his life at the very tender age of 6 years. Sahibzada Fateh Singh and his older brother, Sahibzada Zorawar Singh are among the most hallowed martyrs in Sikhism.
The mind boggles to understand how children of such young age had the guts, courage, bravery and focus to refuse the promise of many lavish gifts and a future of cosy comforts of royalty that were being offered by the Mughals. All they had to do to get all these luxuries was to abandon their religion. This young child was asked to weigh an easy out against the stark option of a brutal, painful and tragic death entombed within a wall of bricks and cement.
The world salutes the supreme sacrifice of these kids of steel who never once - even for a moment considered the easy option and always remained focused on their mission to uphold the principles of God's kingdom and allowed their bodies to be tortured, violated and endured the intense pain of a slow, pain-ridden and certain death.
On the one hand, the world witnessed the supreme sacrifice of the youngest members of the Guru's household for the highest ideals of humanity and on the other hand you have the lowly, cruel, cold-blooded and barbaric acts of the heartless and immoral Wazir Khan who had broke an oath sworn on his own Holy book, the Qur'an. May the world reflect on this supreme sacrifice made by this 6 year old, following in the footsteps of his grandfather, Guru Tegh Bahadar to fight for justice and for the right of his people and people of other faiths to practise their own faiths without interference or imposition. May we all, the different peoples of our planet learn from this episode in our global history, the values of life and the way to uphold these values. Also, may we all realise the dangers posed by uncontrolled and immoral minds on the development of humanity on this fragile earth.
Added 3 new albums from Bhai Guriqbal Singh Ji today, to our "Katha Kirtan" section. Titles include:
- "At Neech Jeevan Dee Bakshe Da Sang Naal Badal Janda Hai"
- "Jeevan Katha Bhagat Ravidas Ji"
- "Shareer Dee Yatra Te Baut Keetee, Andar Dee Yatra Arambh Hoyee Ke Nayi"
Piyaare Sadh Sangat Jeeo,
We At KQ Would Like To Wish All Of You A Very Happy Avtaar Purab Of Almighty Nanak Nirankaar (Baba Nanak Nirankar Ji De Aagman Purab Diya Mubarkaan)....May Almighty Nanak Himself shower Infinite Blessings upon all of you!!
"The formless Lord assumed the form of Guru Nanak Nirankar"
- Bhai Gurdas Ji Vaaran 24
Dhan Baba Nanak Tuhi Nirankaar
Check back with us in the next few days for more updates!
Guru Piyaari Saadh Sangat Jee, today marks the Mahaan Shaheedi Diwaas ("Great Martyrdom Anniversary") of Dhan Dhan Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Sahib Ji Maharaaj, along with Bhai Mati Das Ji, Bhai Dayala Ji and Bhai Sati Das Ji. Today, also marks the Gurta-Gaddi Diwaas of the Tenth Nanak, Dhan Dhan Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji Maharaaj. On November 24th, 1675, after seeing his father, Dhan Dhan Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji Maharaaj's severed head, at the tender age of nine, Dhan Dhan Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji Maharaaj was made the tenth Guru of the Sikhs.
Kashmiri Pandits, who were being threatened with conversion or death, were overcome by panic, and came in a delegation to Chakk Nanaki, Pargana Kahlur (from a contemporary entry in the Bhat Vahi (diary) of the purohit of Talauda in Jind Pargana) and requested Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji's help.
Hearing the serious nature of the conversation, Guru Ji's 9 year old son Gobind Rai Ji told his father what the problem was. The Guru told his son of the Pandits dilemma and said that it would take a holy man literally laying down his life to intercede. Gobind Rai responded "Who would be better than you to defend the poor Brahmins". Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji decided to stand up for the right of freedom of worship and told the delegation to tell Aurangzeb that if he could convert Guru Tegh Bahadur then whole hindustan would gladly convert.
But at last truth won and Guru Maharaaj Ji sacrified his life for a big divine cause...
Divine souls of almighty never die, this all happens according to command....
"Janam maran doho mein naahi, Jan par upkaari aaye"
Before the Ninth Nanak was being about to be martyred, at the same time one of the beloveds of the Guru, Bhai Mati Das Ji was about to be sawed alive, he was asked by the executioner one last time to accept Islam. He told the executioner, "Right now, there is a saw to my head, the baani of Sri Japji Sahib is being spoken from my lips and I am facing towards my Guru (Ninth Nanak, Dhan Dhan Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Sahib Ji Maharaaj) during all this......O' executioner, I've never experienced anything sweeter than this moment." It is important to note that even while being sawed alive from head to toe, Bhai Mati Das was completely unshaken and continued to recite Sri Japji Sahib till the very end "Nanak te mukh ujale, ketee chhutee naal".
Examples such as the lives of the many Shaheeds in Sikhism serve as true inspiration for all of us!