Friday, December 15, 2017
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Chhote Sahibzade's Pictorial

Guru Gobind Singh was at the time in the forests.of. Machhiwara, when the news of the martyrdom of his younger sons reached him. On hearing this he pulled out a plant with tip of his arrow and forecast that this tragedy will herald the uprooting of Moghul Empire in India. And to the Emperor he wrote:
It matters little if a jackal through cunning and treachery succeeds in killing two lion's cubs, for the lion himself lives to inflict retribution, on you. Guru Gobind Singh addressed his followers thus
have sacrificed four sons for the survival of the thousands of my sons who are still alive.


A wave of anguish gripped the country at the of the Sahibzadas. After some Bairagi came under the influence of Guru Gobind Singh Ji, and was christened Banda Singh Bahadur.He shook the Moghul Empireand town of Sirhind was reduced to utter ruins.
The renowned Hindi Poet, Maithli Saran Gupta in his well known book Bharat Bharati said:
Whatever their present position, the future of the community 'whose sons can thus lay down their lives for their faith, is bound to be glorious. will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

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