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Did Guru Gobind Singh ji really shoot arrows of gold ?

asked 2020-01-02 08:08:46 -0600

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updated 2020-01-06 18:40:32 -0600

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If he did what was the purpose of killing an enemy with Gold arrow isn't it waste of money? why didn't he use the gold on his own soldiers instead ?

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answered 2020-01-06 18:34:55 -0600

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updated 2020-01-06 18:51:10 -0600

Yes, he did. The gold arrowheads were used by Guruji so that the families of the fallen soldiers would be provided for.

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answered 2020-01-03 02:40:38 -0600

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updated 2020-01-05 10:09:06 -0600

In India many Hindus compare Guru Gobind Singh with Shivaji and Maharana Pratap thinking Him as a great Worrior.But Guru Gobind Singh ji Maharaj was also a Saint.That's why it is said "Badshah Darvesh" Guru Gobind Singh meaning that he was a King as well as a Mystic.He was also known as "Choji Pritam" meaning which who loves to do Lila.For me Guru Gobind Singh had all the Ridhis and Sidhis meaning all the divine powers and he was capable of destroying all Mughals himself. ਅਪਨੀ ਹਥੀਂ ਨਾਸ ਨਹੀ ਸੇ ਕਰਨੇ । ਪੰਥ ਪਾਸੋਂ ਨਾਸ ਕਰਵਾਇ ਸੀ ਧਰਨੇ । ੪੩੧ । [The Guru] did not want to destroy [the Turks] with his own hands, so the Panth was created to destroy the Turks.

ਜੇ ਆਪ ਨਾਸ ਕਰਨੇ ਹੋਂਦੇ, ਤਾਂ ਪੰਥ ਨ ਕਰਦੇ । If [the Guru] did destroy the Turks, then the Panth would not have been created.

ਅਤੇ ਏਡੀ ਜਾਚਨਾ ਮਾਤਾ ਦੀ ਕਿਉਂ ਮਨ ਧਰਦੇ । And why would the great request to the Mother [Devi] be thought of [in the Guru's mind].

ਜੇ ਆਪ ਨਾਸ ਕਰਦੇ ਤਾਂ ਤਪੁ ਦਾ ਬਲੁ ਹੈ ਸੀ ਲਗਦਾ । If [the Guru] Himself destroy the Turks then He would have to use the Power of his devotion.

ਸੋ ਤਪੁ ਨਹੀ ਖਰਚੁ ਕੀਤਾ, ਪੰਥ ਬਣਾਇਆ ਹੈ ਤਦੁ ਦਾ । ੪੩੨ । But [the Guru] did not use that Power, but rather created the Panth [for that reason] What i meant by this answer is that we should not question the ability of the Guru meaning that Guru ji didn't lacked Gold or money if he wanted then he would had made whole earth of Gold or created 960 million Khalsa and would have brought Khalsa raj for 5,000 years.It's all his lila that's why i called him Choji pritam and Golden arrow was used by the wounded soldier to cure himself or if the soldier has been killed then for doing his last rights that's why i called him a Saint as well.You must be knowing the story of Bhai kanhaiya

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there is no mention of gold arrows in your answer

teraBanda gravatar imageteraBanda ( 2020-01-03 10:25:57 -0600 )edit

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