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Guru Teg Bahadur got his neck cut, but did not accept Islam, how did he get his name?

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Story of Guru Tegh Bahadur

Guru Tegh Bahadur Shaheedi Diwas: Every child of India is aware of the name of Guru Tegh Bahadur Singh. Guru Tegh Bahadur was the 9th religious leader of the Sikhs. These are also known as Hind ki Chadar. Today is the martyrdom day of Guru Tegh Bahadur Singh. In such a situation, we will tell you their unheard stories. We will tell how he fought against Mughal terrorist ruler Aurangzeb to protect Hindu religion and the daughters of India. We will also tell that if Tegh Bahadur ji wanted, he could have saved his life by changing his religion. But he did not accept to leave Sikhism and Sanatan Dharma. The result was that Aurangzeb got Guru Teg Bahadur’s head beheaded in front of everyone.

The story starts from Amritsar

The story of Guru Teg Bahadur Singh starts from Amritsar. He was born here on 21 April 1921. Let us tell you that his father’s name was Guru Hargobind Singh who was the sixth Guru of the Sikhs. His mother’s name was Nanaki. Guru Teg Bahadur was the youngest son of Hargobind Singh Sahib. His childhood name was Tyagamal. But later, due to his bravery in the war against the Mughals, his name became famous as Tegh Bahadur.

fight with mughals

Guru Teg Bahadur’s father was the sixth Guru of Sikhism. His father also fought against the Mughals. In the attack by the Mughals, Guru Teg Bahadur showed his bravery and fought shoulder to shoulder. During this time his age was only 14 years. Impressed by his bravery, Guru Har Gobind Singh named him Tegh Bahadur, which means rich with the sword. This was the same time when he learned religion, scriptures and weapons.

Guru got his neck cut, but did not bow down

Guru Tegh Bahadur, the leader of every child of India, faced direct competition from Aurangzeb. At the time when Aurangzeb had opened a front for forced religious conversion in India. At that time Guru Tegh Bahadur refused to accept Islam. In the year 1675, when he did not accept Islam, Aurangzeb had him beheaded in front of everyone. Guru Tegh Bahadur accepted to be beheaded but did not accept to bow before Aurangzeb and leave Sikhism.

Aurangzeb had cut his neck in Chandni Chowk

Let us tell you that Aurangzeb got Guru Tegh Bahadur’s neck cut on 24 November 1675 for refusing to become a Muslim. Guru Sahib’s head was severed from his body by Aurangzeb in Chandni Chowk, Delhi. Let us tell you that today a Gurudwara Sheeshganj Sahib has been established at the place where the head of Guru Tegh Bahadur was cut. From here Rangreta took his head and ran towards Anandpur Sahib. Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji had performed the last rites of this head at Anandpur Sahib.

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