Guru Arjan Dev - Wikipedia
Tomorrow is the day that Guru Arjan Dev Jee, our 5th guru was martyred by the Islamic rulers in India. Guru Arjan Dev Jee was one of our most prolific Gurus, with several major accomplishments:
- Huge number of hymns in the Guru Granth Sahib – over 2000
- Author of Sukhmani Sahib Bani – Prayer for Peace
- Compiled and installed for the first time the holy Sikh Book, which at this stage is called Adi Granth.
- Built the Harimandir Sahib
- Developed Amritsar as a Centre of Excellence.
- Founded the towns of Tarn Taran Sahib (Majha), Kartarpur (Doaba) and Sri Hargobindpur (on the banks of the Beas river)
- Enhanced the Structure of Sikh Society by introducing the Masund system
- First Sikh Guru to be martyred.