mata gujri ji

If you have any resources, please let us know. Bishan Kaur, the mother, had been charmed by the handsome face of Tegh Bahadur and she and her husband pledged the hand of their daughter to him. SearchGurbani brings to you a unique and comprehensive approach to explore and experience the word of God. The chief of Malerkotla state, Sher Muhammad Khan, who was present there pleaded for them, but of no avail. Two tombs in white marble for the Sahibzadas were built within the four walls while the one dedicated to Mata Gujri is on the ground floor. Although, there is a possibility that he actually was a cook.

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From Lakhnaur the family proceeded to Chakk Nanaki where Guru Tegh Bahadur rejoined them in March after spending some more time traveling through the Malva region and meeting sangats.

She advised her grandsons not to give up their faith under any circumstances. At that time, she was grandmother and encouraged her grandson to be baptized.

The Guru nominated Gobind Rai as a successor as he knew that his end was near. Now Mata Gujri was busy caring for the child Gobind Rai. As the children were summoned matx appear in court from day to day, the grandmother kept urging them to remain steadfast in their faith.

Mata Gujri Kaur

Mata Gujari ji attained martyrdom the same day as her grandsons. Her name is uttered with respect as she preferred faith to a comfortable life. It was a summer resort for officers but most uncomfortable for eighty years old lady and two children without any warm clothes in the month of December. Mata Gujri with her younger grandsons, Zorawar Singh and Fateh Singh, ages 8 and 5 respectively, was separated from other members of the family while crossing the rivulet Sirsa which was in flood.


Guru Tegh Bahadur returned to Patna in for a brief stay before he left for Delhi, instructing the family to proceed to lakhnaur, now in Haryana. Her wording of the letters shows that she was kind hearted but determined to set things right. Here she spent the last three days of her life. Seth Todar Mall, a kindhearted wealthy man of Sirhind, cremated the three dead bodies the next day.

Mata Gujri

Next day the governor made the tempting offers again but they rejected all of them. If you tujri any resources, please let us know. The last attempt to convert the Sahibzadeh to Islam was by bricking them alive.

The three of them were led by their servant, Gangu, to the latter’s village, Saheri, near Morinda in present day Ropar district, where he treacherously betrayed them to the local Muslim officer.

Mata Gujri ji – Great Sikh Women – Gateway to Sikhism Foundation

Some of them went to complain to Mata Gujri. It is also likely that Guru Gobind Singh Ji did not have a special, separate cook, but ate the same langar that was prepared for the sangat. After the marriage ceremony, the couple came to reside in Amritsar.

By which name he came to be known in history afterwards. When they ghjri Mata Gujri all, she kissed them and advised them to remain steadfast in their faith.

Lal Chand had migrated from his ancestral village, Lakhnaur, in Ambala district, to settle at Kartarpur where his daughter Gujari was married to Guru Tegh Bahadur on 4 February Unfortunately, he was caught by the Mughals who put him, his wife, his children, and his mother to death by pressing mzta through a kohlu stone grinder. She showed courage at the time of parting and bore the ultimate trial with fortitude.


No doubt Guru Nanak Dev ji had said “Why isn’t woman equal to man when she is who gave ij to kings, and protectors of Dharma”. World Gurudwaras World Gurudwaras will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world. The betrothal had taken place four years earlier when Tegh Jii had come to Kartarpur in the marriage party of his elder brother, Suraj Mall.

The Untold Story of Mata Gujri Kaur & the Shoteh Sahibzadeh

She bore the ultimate trial with fortitude. At night, he stole. Mata Gujri performed the humble duty of a devoted housewife and served her husband and mother-in-law. Their hands were doused with mafa and lit on fire. On 11 December they were ordered to be bricked up alive in a wall, but, since the masonry crumbled before it covered their heads, they were executed the following day.

She continued the tradition of Sikhism and without complaints give her body singing guru ki Bani. About one kilometer to the matz of it is Gurdwara Joti Sarup, marking the cremation site. Now it is called Anandpur Sahib Abode of bliss.