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SHRI GURU ARJAN DEV JI
Guru Arjan Dev Ji ( 15 April 1563 – 30 May
1606) was the first of the two Gurus
martyred in the Sikh faith and the fifth of
the ten total Sikh Gurus. He compiled the
first official edition of the Sikh scripture
called the Adi Granth, which later
expanded into the Guru Granth Sahib. He
was born in Goindval , Punjab, the
youngest son of Guru Ram Das ji and Mata
Bhani ji. He became Guru on 16
September, 1581, following the footsteps
of Guru Ram Das Ji.
Guru Arjan Dev Ji was the youngest of
the three sons of Guru Ram Das Ji. His
elder brother Baba Prithi Chand was
very astute in social and worldy
affairs. Baba Prithi Chand ( 1558–April
1618). He wanted to inherit the Sikh
Guruship from his father, who instead
favored and appointed his youngest
son the 18-year old Arjan Dev Ji as
the next Guru. Baba Mahadev (1560-
1605) was the second oldest of Guru
Ram Das ji’s son. He was elder than
brother Guru Arjan Dev Ji. As he grew
up, he displayed little interest in
worldly affairs and remained occupied
in meditation.
Guru Arjan Dev was one of the ten
Sikh Gurus who pioneered Sikhism.
Out of all of them, he contributed
the most to the religion. He
constructed the Golden Temple in
Amritsar and compiled spiritual
poetry and musical ragas in the Adi
Granth, which was installed in
Harmandir Sahib. Sahib. The
prophets also mandated the Sikhs
to donate 10% of their earnings to
charity.
Guru Arjan dev ji updated the
scriptures of the Sikhs and prepared
the Kartarpur Pothi, the volume upon
which the canonical Adi Granth, or
Guru Granth Sahib (“The Granth as
the Guru”), the sacred scripture of the
Sikhs, is based. He was also a prolific
poet who created hymns of great
lyrical .Gurdwara Sri Tarn Taran Sahib
is a gurdwara established by the fifth
guru, Guru Arjan Dev, in the city of
Tarn Taran Sahib, Punjab, India. The
site has the distinction of having the
largest sarovar (water pond) of all the
gurdwaras.
Guru Arjan Dev Ji was a great
thinker, illustrious poet, a practical
philosopher and a celebrated saint.
The greatest contribution he made
to the Sikh faith was to compile all
of the past Gurus' writings into one
book, now the holy scripture: the
Guru Granth Sahib.. Additionally
Guru Ji contributed a total of 2218
hymns to the Sri Guru Granth
Sahib. He is the Author of the
Sukhmani Sahib Bani – Prayer for
Peace.
Guru Arjan Dev Ji did not believe in caste.
Caste, is you know, is an idea that some
people are good because they are born in high
families, and some are bad because they are
born in low families. The Guru hated this idea
very much. He said, "When all are born of the
same light, how can some be good and others
bad?"Guru Arjan taught people not to call any
man "God." He said "God is never born and
that is His greatness. If He were born like us,
then He would be no better than we are." He
regarded all religious men as the servants of
God. He called himself an ordinary man, the
slave of God.
Guru Arjan Dev Ji was arrested
under the orders of the Mughal
Emperor Jahangir and asked to
convert to Islam. He refused and
was made to sit on burning hot
sheet/plate and hot sand was
poured on him. After 5 days of
torture, he was taken for bath in
the river. He entered the river
but was never seen again .
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A SHORT PPT ON SHRI GURU ARJAN DEV JI.pptx

  • 2. Guru Arjan Dev Ji ( 15 April 1563 – 30 May 1606) was the first of the two Gurus martyred in the Sikh faith and the fifth of the ten total Sikh Gurus. He compiled the first official edition of the Sikh scripture called the Adi Granth, which later expanded into the Guru Granth Sahib. He was born in Goindval , Punjab, the youngest son of Guru Ram Das ji and Mata Bhani ji. He became Guru on 16 September, 1581, following the footsteps of Guru Ram Das Ji.
  • 3. Guru Arjan Dev Ji was the youngest of the three sons of Guru Ram Das Ji. His elder brother Baba Prithi Chand was very astute in social and worldy affairs. Baba Prithi Chand ( 1558–April 1618). He wanted to inherit the Sikh Guruship from his father, who instead favored and appointed his youngest son the 18-year old Arjan Dev Ji as the next Guru. Baba Mahadev (1560- 1605) was the second oldest of Guru Ram Das ji’s son. He was elder than brother Guru Arjan Dev Ji. As he grew up, he displayed little interest in worldly affairs and remained occupied in meditation.
  • 4. Guru Arjan Dev was one of the ten Sikh Gurus who pioneered Sikhism. Out of all of them, he contributed the most to the religion. He constructed the Golden Temple in Amritsar and compiled spiritual poetry and musical ragas in the Adi Granth, which was installed in Harmandir Sahib. Sahib. The prophets also mandated the Sikhs to donate 10% of their earnings to charity.
  • 5. Guru Arjan dev ji updated the scriptures of the Sikhs and prepared the Kartarpur Pothi, the volume upon which the canonical Adi Granth, or Guru Granth Sahib (“The Granth as the Guru”), the sacred scripture of the Sikhs, is based. He was also a prolific poet who created hymns of great lyrical .Gurdwara Sri Tarn Taran Sahib is a gurdwara established by the fifth guru, Guru Arjan Dev, in the city of Tarn Taran Sahib, Punjab, India. The site has the distinction of having the largest sarovar (water pond) of all the gurdwaras.
  • 6. Guru Arjan Dev Ji was a great thinker, illustrious poet, a practical philosopher and a celebrated saint. The greatest contribution he made to the Sikh faith was to compile all of the past Gurus' writings into one book, now the holy scripture: the Guru Granth Sahib.. Additionally Guru Ji contributed a total of 2218 hymns to the Sri Guru Granth Sahib. He is the Author of the Sukhmani Sahib Bani – Prayer for Peace.
  • 7. Guru Arjan Dev Ji did not believe in caste. Caste, is you know, is an idea that some people are good because they are born in high families, and some are bad because they are born in low families. The Guru hated this idea very much. He said, "When all are born of the same light, how can some be good and others bad?"Guru Arjan taught people not to call any man "God." He said "God is never born and that is His greatness. If He were born like us, then He would be no better than we are." He regarded all religious men as the servants of God. He called himself an ordinary man, the slave of God.
  • 8. Guru Arjan Dev Ji was arrested under the orders of the Mughal Emperor Jahangir and asked to convert to Islam. He refused and was made to sit on burning hot sheet/plate and hot sand was poured on him. After 5 days of torture, he was taken for bath in the river. He entered the river but was never seen again .