Thursday, November 23, 2017
Gateway to Sikhism

Saka Sirhind
Martyrdom of Young Sahibzades Baba Zorawar Singh & Baba Fateh Singh


A small crowd had collected outside the house. Gangu was standing aside with downcast eyes. People were cursing him for his dishonesty and betrayal. A woman remarked How treacherous! He brought them to his house and then went and informed the authorities. They were wondering why the young innocent boys and the respected old lady were being escorted to the Police Station. They were impressed by the 'divine looks and the graceful bearing of Mata Ji.

On arrival at the Police Station Mata Gujri Ji and the two Sahibzadas were lodged in the Kotwali for the night. Both the brothers listened to the tales of bravery of the followers of Guru Nanak, story of the unique Martyrdom of Guru Arjun Dev and Guru Tegh Bahadur from their dear and affectionate grand mother. All three joined in reciting the sacred evening Sikh prayer, Rahras and Kirtan Sohila-before going to bed.


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