Friday, December 15, 2017
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Guru Angad Dev Ji and Humayun



While Guru Angad Dev Ji is absorbed in teaching children an enraged King Humayun has his hand on his sword.

When Humayun the elder son of Babur was defeated by Sher Shah he came to seek the blessing of Guru Angad Dev Ji. At the time Guru Ji were absorbed in teaching the children to read. Feeling offended for not being immediately attended to he put his hand on the hilt of his sword. Guru Ji looked up calmly and said It is unchivalrous for a king to flee from the battlefield and vent their wrath upon men of God. Hearing these words of wisdom Humayun realised his folly and begged forgiveness. will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

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