The Ten Gurus & Sri Guru Granth Sahib Jee

Sri Guru Gobind Singh Sahib Jee

Sri Guru Gobind Singh JiGobind Rai spent the first five years of his life in Patna. As a child he used to play war games with other children leading mock battles. He had many admirers including a learned Brahmin called Pandit Shiv Dutt (or Shiv Das). Once Raja Fateh Chand of Patna and his Rani a childless couple visited Shiv Dutt and asked him to bless them with a child. Shiv Dutt suggested that if an innocent child like Gobind Rai prayed to God their desire would be fulfilled. The couple then asked young Gobind Rai to visit their palace where the Rani asked Gobind Rai to pray to God to bless her with a son like him. Gobind Rai smiled and said that there can be nobody like him so the Rani should call him her son. From that day the Rani started calling him Bala Pritam ("child God"). The royal couple allowed Gobind Rai and his friends to freely play in their palace and also built a big dining hall for the children.

 Name   Satguru Gobind Singh Jee (Sodh lineage)
 Place of Avtar  Sri Patna Sahib Bihar
 Date of Avtar  1723 Bikrami Poh Sunday 1st January 1666
 Parents    Mata Gujri Jee Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib Jee
 Wife/consort  Mata Ajit Kaur Jee Mata Sunder Kaur Jee Mata Sahib Kaur Jee
 Ascension to Guruship  1732 Bikrami Maghar 17th December 1675 AD - Sri Anandpur Sahib
 Ascension to Sach Kand  1765 Bikrami Katak 19th November 1708 AD - Sri Hajoor Sahib Nander
 Kin   Sons - Baba Ajit Singh Jee (Born to Mata Sunder Kaur Jee)
Baba Jujhar Singh Jee Baba Zoravar Singh Jee Baba Fateh Singh Jee (Born to Mata Ajit Kaur Jee)
 Lifespan  41 years 9 months 28 days
 Guruship   32 years 11 months 2 days



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