Tag Archives: Guru Tegh Bahadur

The birth of the Khalsa, 1699

Some of the most amazing stories of the human race revolve around the creation of a new path. One such ground breaking event was the creation of the Khalsa. The faithful and the curious had gathered in their hundreds in … Continue reading

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31st July, 1658: Aurangzeb ascends the throne in Delhi

Imagine the surprise of finding out at the age of eight that you and your eleven year old brother are being held as ransom in your grandparents’ home as a punishment for something your father has done. Imagine going from … Continue reading

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