Guru Gobind Singh Ji

Name Gobind.
Pontificate Tenth Guru
Date of Pontificate 11th November, 1675 at Anandpur Sahib in District ropar. Duration of pontificate - about 33 years.
Date and Place of Birth 22nd December, 1666 (Nanakshahi calendar)at Patna Sahib in state of Bihar in India.
Father's Name Guru Tegh Bahadur
Mother's Name Mata Gujari
Wife's Name Bibi Jito , Bibi Sundri and Bibi Sahib Kaur.
Children Four sons - Baba Ajit singh (Mata Sundri), baba Jujhar Singh (Mata Jito), Baba Zorawar singh (Mata Jito) and Baba Fateh Singh (Mata Jito)
Date and place of death 7th October, 1708 at Nader in Maharashtra. Aged 42 years.
Bani One sloka in the Salokas of Guru Tegh Bahadur included in the Guru Granth Sahib, Jap Sahib, Akala Ustati, Var Bhagoti Ji Ki (Changi di var), Zafarnama, Dasam Granth.
Special Comments (i) He was a Saint-Soldier and a poet. He took to sword to fight against the oppression generated by the contemporary rulers. (ii) He infused martial spirit in the people by soul-inspiring and heart-stirring heroic poetry. (iii) On March 30, 1699 he evolved a new Order in more than two centuries old Sikh tradition. The Order is known as Khalsa. (iv) He founded Paonta Sahib in Himachal Pradesh in 1685. (v) He instructed the Sikhs to rever Granth Sahib as Guru.