The Story of Baisakhi

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The story of Guru Singh and Baisakhi RE homework

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  • In 1699, Sikhs from all over the Punjab gathered together to celebrate the local harvest festival of Baisakhi. Guru Gobind Singh came out of a tent carrying a sword and requested that anyone prepared to give his life for his religion come forward.
  • A young Sikh came forward and disappeared into the tent with the Guru. Then the Guru reappeared alone with his sword covered in blood and asked for another volunteer.
  • This was repeated another four times until a total of five Sikhs had gone into the tent with him.
  • Everyone was very worried until eventually all five emerged from the tent alive, with Guru Gobind Singh.
  • It was all just a test
  • The men were then baptised into the Khalsa by the Guru. He said some prayers over the five and they were sprinkled with the amrit
  • This is how the Amrit ceremony came into being and these five Sikhs became the first members of the Khalsa.
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