What is Guru Sakhi?

Sakhi literally means “Historical Account” or Story. The term refers to the accounts of the historical events in Sikhism. It is a tale usually from the era during the times of the Gurus. However, many Sakhis do exist from the period before and after the times of the Ten Gurus.

What is Janam Sakhis?

The Janamsakhis (Punjabi: ਜਨਮਸਾਖੀ, IAST: Janam-sākhī, lit. birth stories), are legendary biographies of Guru Nanak – the founder of Sikhism.

Who wrote Janam Sakhi?

identifiable as Punjabi is the Janam-sakhi, a 16th-century biography of Guru Nanak written by his lifelong companion Bhai Bala.

Who is Guru Nanak in English?

Sri Guru Nanak Ji (15 April 1469 – 22 September 1539) was the creator of Sikhism, and the first of the ten Sikh Gurus. His father’s name is “Mehta kalu” and mother’s name is “Mata tripta” ….

Guru Nanak Dev
Successor Guru Angad Dev
Known for Creator of Sikhism

How many Sakhis are there?

Five Types of Sakhis in Nitya-Goloka Vrindavan – Vraj Vrindavan.

Did Guru Nanak perform miracles?

Guru Nanak, himself, did not believe in miracles though. He has said in the scriptures: Please listen to the truth that I speak. Except the true Name, I have no miracle.

Who was meharban?

Prithi Chand established his Guruship in Kotha Guru (about 35 kilometers northeast of Bathinda). He died there in 1618. His son Manohar Das, popularly known as Meharban, was attached to both his father Prithi Chand and his uncle Guru Arjan.

Who wrote biography of Guru Nanak?

Guru Angad Dev Ji
Guru Angad Dev Ji was the guru who wrote the biographies of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. The name of the biography is ‘Janam Sakhi’. Option B. Guru Gobind Singh Ji was the tenth Sikh Guru out of the total ten that existed.

Who is Krishna’s Sakhi?

The eight Gopis or sakhis are: Lalita, Visakha, Chitralekha, Champakalata, Tungavidya, Indulekha, Rangadevi, and Sudevi.