Guru Hargobind Ji's Birthday in Jammu and Kashmir in 2021

Guru Hargobind Ji's Birthday in Jammu and Kashmir in 2021

  How long until Guru Hargobind Ji's Birthday?
This holiday next takes place in 360 days.
  Dates of Guru Hargobind Ji's Birthday in Jammu and Kashmir
2021 Tue, Jul 6Regional Holiday
2020 Thu, Jun 18Regional Holiday
2019 Fri, Jul 5Regional Holiday
2018 Thu, Jul 5Regional Holiday
2017 Wed, Jul 5Regional Holiday
  Summary
Birthday of the sixth of ten Gurus of the Sikh religion

About Guru Hargobind Ji's Birthday

Guru Hargobind Ji's Birthday, also known as Parkash Guru Hargobind, is a regional public holiday in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir on the 21st day of Harh, the fourth month in the Nanakshahi calendar. This means it falls in either June or July in the western calendar.

About Guru Hargobind Ji's Birthday

Sri Guru Hargobind Sahib Ji was born on June 19th 1595. Guru Hargobind became the sixth of the ten Gurus of Sikhism in June 1606, at the age of eleven, after the execution of his father, Guru Arjan, by the Mughal emperor Jahangir.

His main legacy was the creation of the Sikh military force so that the Sikhs could defend themselves against aggressors such as Jahangir.

Under his leadership, the Sikhs fought and won several battles against the Mughal army. These victories strengthened the Sikh community, leading to a degree of autonomy for the Sikhs within the Mughal Empire.

Guru Hargobind had the longest rule as one of the living Gurus, lasting almost 38 years.

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