1469 to 1539
"Me, the bard out of work, the Lord has applied to His service. In the very beginning He gave me the order to sing His praises night and day. Read More
The history of "Sikhism" started with Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the first Guru in the 15th century in Punjab region of the India. The religious practices were formalised by Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji on 13 April 1699. The latter baptised five persons from different social backgrounds to form Khalsa. The first five, Pure Ones, then baptised Gobind Singh into the Khalsa fold. This gives the order of Khalsa, a history of around 300 years.
Panj Takht are 5 important Gurudwaras of Sikhism which have a significant respect. In Sikhism, Guru is referred as Sachcha Patshah (true king) and to his gaddi (spiritual seat) as Takht and the congregation he led as darbar (court). These Panj Takht take Religious, Social and Political decisions as required by Sikh community.