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Hand Writing of Guru Hargobind - The Mool Mantra depicting the first verse of the Japji, a Sikh prayer that forms the opening lines of the Guru Granth Sahib http://sikhhistory.haraman.org/sikh-history-the-origin-and-beliefs-of-sikhs/

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Sikh History - The Origin and Beliefs of Sikhs - Sikh History

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Nankana Sahib, the birthplace of Guru Nanak is now a Sikh Gurudwara http://sikhhistory.haraman.org/sikh-history-the-life-and-times-of-guru-nanak/

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Sikh History - The Life and Times of Guru Nanak - Sikh History

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In this episode, we shall talk about the 9th Sikh Guru, Guru TegBahadur. The time of Guru TegBahadur’s Guruship was marked by Aurangzeb’s unprecedented policies of oppression against the Sikhs. Guru Teg Bahadur laid down his life in order to protect the rights of the common man – the right to live a life of dignity, the right to live a life without fear and the right to live a free life in their own lands.

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The Life and Times of Guru TegBahadur - Sikh History

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In this episode, we shall talk about the seventh Sikh Guru, Guru HarRai and his unique leadership of the Sikhs during the turbulence of the 17th century in India. Guru HarRai was only 14 years old when he assumed the Guruship, and had two immediate tasks at hand – the first was to protect the ideals of the Sikh faith first laid by Guru Nanak and second to defend the Sikhs from the atrocities of the Mughal ruler Shah Jahan.

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The Life and Times of Guru HarRai - Sikh History

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Sikh History – The Introductory Episode http://sikhhistory.haraman.org/sikh-history-the-introductory-episode/

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Sikh History - The Introductory Episode - Sikh History

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In this episode, we shall talk about the eighth Sikh Guru, Guru HarKrishan and the political turbulence which had turned against the Sikhs in the 17th century in India. The time of Guru HarKrishan’s Guruship was marked not only by Aurangzeb’s oppression of the Sikhs, but also by the Minas , Dhir Mal and his own brother Ram Rai. Guru HarKrishan was only 5 years old when he assumed the Guruship, but admirably he kept all of the Sikhs together.

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The Life and Times of Guru HarKrishan - Sikh History

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In this episode, we will talk about the fifth Sikh Guru, Guru Arjan Dev and his role in crystallizing the concepts of the Sikh faith. By the time Guru Arjan was appointed as the fifth Sikh Guru, the Sikhs were already a community of people who had a culture that was distinct from all others – Sikhs were a community that regarded all humanity as equal, gave women an equal status as men and rejected the vicious caste structures that plagued the Indian society.

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The Life and Times of Guru Arjan - Sikh History

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In this episode, we will talk about the third Sikh Guru, Guru Amardas and his role in consolidating the legacy of Guru Nanak and Guru Angad – and in furthering institutions that gave the Sikh religion a firm and solid foundation.

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The Life and Times of Guru Amardas - Sikh History

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In this episode, we will talk about the third Sikh Guru, Guru Amardas and his role in consolidating the legacy of Guru Nanak and Guru Angad – and in furthering institutions that gave the Sikh religion a firm and solid foundation.

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The Life and Times of Guru Amardas - Sikh History

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In this episode, we will talk about the sixth Sikh Guru, Guru HarGobind and his unique leadership of the Sikhs after the brutal execution of Guru Arjan by the Mughal emperor Jehangir. Guru Hargobind was only 11 years old when he was appointed the Guru. Under the leadership of Guru Hargobind, Sikhs acquired the skills to defend themselves and the young Sikh faith from the atrocities of the Mughal rulers.

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The Life and Times of Guru HarGobind - Sikh History

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