Sikh Gurus


Nanak (1469-1539) founded Sikh reli-gion.

Angad (1538-52) invented Gurmukhi.

Amardas (1552-74) struggled against sati system and purdah system and established 22 Gadiyans to propagate religion.

Ramdas (1574-81) founded Amritsar in 1577. Akbar granted the land.

Arjun (1581-1606) founded Swarn Mandir (Golden Temple) and com-posed Adi Granth.

Hargobind Singh (1606-45) estab-lished Akal Takht and fortified Amrit-sar.

Har Rai (l 645-66)

Harkishan (1661-64)

Tegh Bahadur (1664-75)

Gobind Singh (1675-1708) was the last Guru who founded the Khalsa. After him Sikh guruship ended.