Friday, March 30, 2007

The Big Question

One of the main questions the Sikh Society is asked is why do Sikhs keep their hair. Perhaps the real question why DON'T all people keep thir hair. However if Sikhs don't keep their hair...are they really Sikhs by definition?





Taken from www.sikhtoons.com

Let us ensure that we don't fall into this trap. Let us ensure that we are fully aware of our Guru and Religion. Below are details of essential information regarding the Ten Gurus of Sikhism.


Name/ Date of Birth/ Guruship on/ Departure to Heaven/ Age
1 Nanak Dev/ 15 April 1469 / 20 August 1507 / 22 September 1539/ 69
2 Angad Dev / 31 March 1504/ 7 September 1539/ 29 March 1552 / 48
3 Amar Das / 5 May 1479 / 26 March 1552/ 1 September 1574 / 95
4 Ram Das / 24 September 1534 / 1 September 1574/ 1 September 1581/ 46
5 Arjan Dev / 15 April 1563 / 1 September 1581/ 30 May 1606 / 43
6 Har Gobind/ 19 June 1595 / 25 May 1606 / 28 February 1644 / 48
7 Har Rai/ 16 January 1630 / 3 March 1644 / 6 October 1661 / 31
8 Har Krishan/ 7 July 1656 / 6 October 1661 / 30 March 1664 / 7
9 Teg Bahadur / 1 April 1621 / 20 March 1665/ 11 November 1675/ 54
10 Gobind Singh/ 22 December 1666/ 11 November 1675 / 7 October 1708 / 41

In addition to the Ten Gurus of Sikhism, the Guru Granth Sahib was given the guruship in 1708. and is the current and forever immortal Guru of the Sikhs. It is the only Guru of the Sikhs.

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