8. Guru Harkrishan Sahibji

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Name: Guru Har Krishan Sahibji

8th Sikh Guru (1661 – 1664)

 

  • He was born in 1656.
  • Guru Har Krishan was the youngest of the Gurus.
  • Installed as Guru at the age of five, Guru ji astonished the Brahmin Pundits with his knowledge and spiritual powers.
  • To the Sikhs he proved to be the very symbol of service, purity and truth.
  • The Guru gave his life while serving and healing the epidemic-stricken people in Delhi.
  • The young Guru began to attend the sufferers irrespective of cast and creed. Particularly, the local Muslim population was much impressed with the purely humanitarian deeds of the Guru Sahib and nicknamed him Bala Pir (child prophet).
  • Even Aurangzeb did not try to disturb Guru Harkrishan Sahib sensing the sensitivity of the situation, but on the other hand never dismissed the claim of Ram Rai also.
  • Anyone who invokes Guru Har Krishan with a pure heart has no difficulties whatsoever in their life.

Profession/Designation 8th Sikh Guru (1661 – 1664)
Location Kiratpur Sahib,Punjab
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