07 OCTOBER GURU GOBIND SINGH (1666 to 1708)
Guru Gobind Singh Ji, the 10th Sikh Guru, was born at Patna, Bihar. Maharaja Ranjit Singh of the Sikh Empire built the famous Gurudwara, Takht Sri Patna Sahib, at the place of his birth. In 1699, Guru Gobind Singh Ji founded the Khalsa and established the five Ks (to be worn by the Khalsas at all times): Kesh, Kara, Kanga, Kaccha, and Kirpan. These are the articles of faith and commitment to the Sikh rehni, i.e. the Sikh way of life. Being the last Sikh Guru, he framed the code of conduct for the Sikh community and asked them to accept the Guru Granth Sahib Ji as their next Guru after him. Guru Gobind Singh Ji passed away on 7th October 1708.
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