Today is the date when Baba Banda Singh Bahadur was Shaheed on 9 June 1716. He was born on 16 October 1670. But do you know? What was his real name and how did he become Baba Banda Singh Bahadur? If these question comes to your mind and looking for all the answer of these question then you are on the right place.
Those who belong to the Sikh community and believe in Sikhism. I have a piece of good news for you. The Punjab government has officially declared a public holiday on its 350th birth anniversary.
About Baba Banda Singh Bahadur?
Baba Banda Singh Bahadur was born on on 16 October 1670. He was also known as Laxman Das, Laxman Dev, or Madho Das. Baba Banda Singh Bahadur was the first Sikh military leader to fight an aggressive war against the Mughal rulers of India. In his era, his main mission was to protect and defend all who suffer from were in pain.
At the age of 15, he left his house to become a Hindu ascetic, and was nicknamed “Madho Das”. He founded a monastery at Nanded on the banks of the river Godavari. In September 1708, Guru Gobind Singh, guided by some Sikhs, reached the ashram of Madho Das Bairagi, who was not in his tent at the time.
The Guru found a place and other Sikhs spread out in the camp to prepare and cook food. where he came in September 1708 and became a follower of Guru Gobind Singh, who gave him his new name, Banda Bahadur.
Guru Gobind Singh sent Banda Singh to Punjab in 1708 to help him end the cruelty of the rulers of Punjab, punish the guilty and the cruel, and fight for human rights, empowering and encouraging the poor, the oppressed, and the slaves. Also, read What is Sikhism?
Those people could not even think of liberty in their life. Baba Banda Singh Bahadur began empowering people with only 5 Sikhs. But the spiritual commandment ordered them by the Guru was enough to gather the entire Panth, young and old, rich and poor, following his standard, if nothing else.
The Guru’s instructions at Nanded had such an impact on him that he would not stop until he understood the full story of the Guru’s purity, strength, and the killing of his sons and the Sikhs, on his way to Punjab with his Sikh companions. Lack of community under Niti. All this strengthens the fire of his fury and reinforces his resolve to punish the oppressors.
Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Shaheedi Diwas
Now it’s time for those who are searching for images and videos on banda Singh bahadur status. His Shaheedi Diwas comes every year on 9 June. It’s been more than 351 years all Sikh community celebrating his Shaheedi Diwas.