Guru Arjan Dev Ji

Guru Arjan Dev Ji


5th Guru of Sikhs. Guru Arjan Dev Ji was born in 1563. Guru's Parents were Guru Ram Das Ji(4th Sikh Guru) and Mata Bhani Ji(Daughter of Guru Amar Das Ji - 3rd Sikh Guru).Guru's Wife: Mata Ganga Ji. Son : Guru Hargobind Sahib Ji(6th Sikh Guru). Continuing the efforts of Guru Ram Das Ji, Guru Ji completed the construction of Harmandir Sahib.Guru Ji invited Pir Mian Mir, a Muslim Saint from Lahore to lay the Foundation Stone of Harmandir Sahib(Golden Temple). Compilation of the Adi Granth, the Present Guru Granth Sahib Ji, Living Sikh Guru : This was the most important step. Besides the hymns of the five Gurus, it contains the hymns of Hindu and Muslim Saints. The Adi Granth was formally installed at Harmandir Sahib. The first Granthi appointed was Baba Buddha Ji. Guru Ji encouraged the Sikhs to contribute Dasvandh(one tenth of the earning) for welfare purposes. Guru Arjan Dev Ji was the First Sikh Guru to be Martyred.Guru Ji is revered as Shaheedan-De-Sartaaj or the Crown Of Martyrs.


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