17 minutes | Apr 22, 2013

The Life and Times of Guru Ramdas

In this episode, we will talk about the fourth Sikh Guru, Guru Ramdas and his role in building upon the rock solid foundation established by Guru Nanak, Guru Angad and Guru Amardas before him. In the process Guru Ramdas established the city of Amritsar as the Sikh Center and outlined a moral code of conduct for Sikhs. Guru Ramdas was a true visionary for his ability to foresee the city of Amritsar as a center for the Sikh faith. His everlasting legacy is the building of the Darbar Sahib in Amritsar – a place that has gained immense historical importance and is one of the most revered places for the Sikhs. His appointment of masands to take care of collections from the followers paved a way for later Gurus to organize the Sikh community in times of conflicts with the Mughals. Above all, Guru Ramdas foresaw a need for a moral and ethical code of conduct for Sikhs and showed them a way to remember God in their actions. In a unique manner, at every Sikh marriage celebration
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