Holy Day: Sikh

 

Time:
9:00 AM until 9:00 PM

Date:
Sunday, November 24, 2013

Location:
Martyrdom of Guru Tegh Badhadur Sahib

Contact:
mission-identity@xavier.edu

Description:

Martyrdom of Guru Tegh Badhadur Sahib is a work-restricted holy day to commemorate the 9th Guru of the Sikhs who was killed by Mughal rulers in 1675 for defending Hindus facing forcible conversion to Islam.

Reflection: Give up your head, but foresake not those whom
you have undertaken to protect
says  Tegh Bahadur, sacrifice your life, but relinquish not your faith.