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List of Sikh Gurus

22-MAY-2014 16:07

    Here you can find the list of Sikh Gurus and their achievements. Guru Nanak was the first Guru and Guru Govind Singh was the last Guru of Sikhs.

    Sr. No. Name of Guru Achievement
    1 Guru Nanak (1469-1539) Started Sikhism
    2 Guru Angad( 1539-1552) Created a new script, Gurumukhi
    3 Guru Amar Das(1552-1574) Made langar an integral part of Sikhism
    4 Guru Ram Das(1574-1581) Founded the city of Amritsar
    5 Guru Arjan Dev(1581-1606) Built the Golden Temple in Amritsar and compiled the holy Granth Sahib
    6 Guru Hargobind(1606-1644) Erected the Akal Takht
    7 Guru Har Rai(1644-1661) ---
    8 Guru Har Krishan(1656-1664) ---
    9 Guru Tegh Bahadur(1664-1675) Was executed under Aurangzeb’s orders
    10 Guru Govind Singh (1675-1708) Transferred the authority of the guru to the Adi Granth (Guru Granth Sahib) and organized the Sikhs into a martial group called the Khalsa. Also, assumed the title of Singh.

     

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