History of Guru Gobind Singh

Raymond Genfi

Years of Guruship

1675-1708

  • Was only 9 years old when he became guru
  • The last human guru, and probably the most famous
  • In 1699, he baptized the Sikhs and created the Khalsa (the "Pure").
  • Died of stab wounds in 1708
  • He formed the Khalsa, the community of the pure
  • Elected the Adi Granth (which became the Guru Granth Sahib) to be the final Guru.
  • Instructed the Sikhs to keep the five K's.

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