There were two friends who lived two very different lives. One spent his time well in the company of the holy, with the Guru. The other spent his time poorly with low people doing bad things. The one who did bad was rewarded with a gold piece. The one who did good was rewarded with a painful injury. What could it mean? Should they ask the Guru?
A traveling priest decided he wants to help a simple minded man. A simple minded man lived on a small island on a lake. The priest got on his boat, went to the island and taught the man for 3 whole days. After teaching him many things the priest finds out an amazing surprise.... perhaps it is he who has to learn...
The Guru's two younger sons are lost and alone with their grandmother. The children who were 6 and 8 years old, were arrested and brought to Governor Wazir Khan. Their grandmother, Mata Gujri, was left alone in a freezing cold tower while the children were interrogated by the government. They were given a choice: Change their religion.... or die. Will these young ones follow the example of Guru Teg Bahadur and sacrifice their lives... or will they give up?
This is the story of Vasakhi day! During the time of Guru Gobind Rai, the rulers of the land were very cruel to people. They wanted everyone to join the same religion as them. A feeling of darkness and unhappiness spread through the land. The time had come for the Guru to show how to bring ......THE LIGHT!!!
Guru Har Rai Sahib court was a most beautiful paradise. There were many kinds of animals, fruit trees, plants and flowers. There was also a hospital to treat people even if they couldn't afford it. The Guru had a large collection of medicines and rare herbs. The court of Guru Har Rai ji was a healing center of teachings, light and love.
Har Rai ji was the beloved Grand-son of Guru Hargobind. Once, Har Rai ji came back from horse riding he saw his Guru-Grandpa meditating in the flower garden. The Guru's aura was divine, Har Rai got off his horse and skipped excitedly to the Guru. While on the way, he accidentally caught his clothes on the thorn of a rose bush. The bush got jostled and some of the petals fell on the ground. Har Rai ji saw what he had done and began to cry...
Guru Angad woke up in the early morning. He was thirsty, and he asked his sons to bring him water, but they said that it's raining outside and we would have to go to the lake to get water. Bhai Amar Das saw this happen, and he felt the need to serve his Guru. He went outside during the great storm to bring the Guru some water.
There was a great drought, no water to drink or to grow food. Animals were died and the farmers became scared and desperate. A Brahman monk told the farmers, "The reason why there is a drought is because you are giving respect to a man who is not a Brahman. Everyone is treating this 'Guru Angad' like a holy man. Kick him out and I will bring the rain. The farmers listened to the monks false promise. What will Bhai Amar Das do when he hears the Guru was kicked out for this nonsense.