Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji was born December 22nd in 1666 AD at Patna Sahib in the State of Bihar, India. He was a saint-soldier and a poet and took up the sword to fight against the oppression of the contemporary rulers. He infused a martial spirit in his followers through soul inspiring and heart stirring heroic poetry.
On March 30th 1699, he evolved a new order in the more than two centuries old Sikh tradition which became known as the Khalsa.
He fought several battles against the Mughal monarchy and Hill Chiefs. Guru Gobind Singh also founded the ciity Paonta Sahib in Himachal Pradesh in 1685. He instructed his followers that he would be the last Guru in human form and to revere the Sri Guru Granth Sahib (Sikh scriptures) as the embodiment and spirit of the eternal Guru.