Guru Hargobind (1595-1644)
Sixth Guru.


Guru Hargobind, the son of Guru Arjan Dev became the sixth Guru. He was born on 19th June 1595 at the village Vadali, West of the holy city of Amritsar. His mother was Ganga Ji.
He changed the pattern of sikhs. The Moghul kings were forcing people to become Muslims.The Guru fought against this and he made every effort in converting the peace loving saints of former times. In order to protect sikh the community, Guru Hargobind made them sikh soldiers.The battle was with the Moghal empire,as Guru ji, wanted peace only. His followers were strong and he raised a big army. The reports of Guru's act reached, the Emperor, he wanted to make friendship with him. As the sikh become warriors and frighting solders. Moghul emperor ruled over India. He laid down the founation stone of the Akal Takht at Amritsar.
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