A Khalsa is enjoined to be honest, treat everyone as equal, meditate on God, maintain his fidelity, resist tyranny and religious persecution of oneself and others. Narang in Transformation of Sikhism:. Soon the five Sikhs were presented alive to the congregation wearing brand new decorated robes. A Voyage of Discovery. He then administered this to the Panj Pyare , accompanied with recitations from the Adi Granth, thus founding the khande ka pahul baptization ceremony of a Khalsa — a warrior community. From toe to toe, whatever I call my own, all I possess and carry, I dedicate to these people. He or she would be strong, courageous, learned and wise.
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The masands would collect revenue from rural regions for the Sikh cause, much like jagirs would for the Islamic emperor.
Guru Gobind Singh then mixed water and sugar into an iron bowl, stirring it with a double-edged sword to prepare what he called Amrit “nectar”.
Sikhs of the Khalsa: The Guru returned to the crowd without the volunteer, but with a bloody sword. Punjabi words and phrases Warrior code Sikh groups and sects. A Guide for the Perplexed. Led by kha,sa like: The rules of life, included behavioral code Rahitsuch as no tobacco, no alcohol, no adulteryand a dress code Five Ks. One came forward, whom he took inside a tent.
Khalsa Sajna Diwas – Vaisakhi
Tensions developed between the Punjabi Khatri disciples of the Guru in Delhi, and members of the newly formed Khalsa. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. During the Mughal Empire rule, according to professor Eleanor Nesbitt, khalsa originally meant the land that was possessed directly by the emperor, which was different from jagir land granted to lords in exchange for a promise of loyalty and annual tribute to the emperor.
In other projects Wikimedia Commons. The Khalsa petitioned the state officials to intervene, who forced reopening of the shops. His tradition has survived into the modern times, with initiated Sikh referred to as Khalsa Sikh, while those who do not get baptized referred to as Sahajdhari Sikhs.
Initiation into the Khalsa is referred to as Amrit Sanchar water of immortality life-cycle rite or Khande di Pahul Initiation with the double edged sword. Guru Gobind Singh addressed the congregation from the entryway of a tent pitched on a hill now called Kesgarh Sahib. Guru Gobind Singh also gave the Khalsa 52 hukams or 52 specific additional guidelines while living in Nanded in Guru Gobind Singh started the Khalsa tradition after his father had been beheaded for resisting the religious persecution of non-Muslims mainly Kashmiri Hindus during the rule of the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb.
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Khalsa Sajna Diwas (Visakhi) – 14 April – Gurudwara Sahib Dashmesh Darbar
The Khalsa also lead the Sikhs in the annual Vaisakhi parade. Banda Singh Bahadur ciwas established a Sikh kingdom and then brought in the Land reforms in the form of breaking up large estates and distributing the land to peasants. Many departed from the ceremony, but the Guru declared that the low castes should be raised and would dwell next to him.
University of Toronto Press. Merriam-Webster’s Encyclopedia of World Religions. The Khalsa was to be a saint, a soldier and a scholar, with high moral and excellent character. A history of Sikhs. Each year the Khalsa display their military skills around the world at a festival called Hola Mohalla.
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Retrieved from ” https: No naked sword this time! Its formation was a key event in the history of Sikhism. In the contemporary era, it has become open to women but its authority remains with Sikh men. University of Pennsylvania Press. According to Sainapti, while creating the Khalsa, Guru Gobind Singh said that bhaddar is bharam illusionand not dharam.
This has been deemed necessary due to the rising persecution from the rulers.