The Story Of The Sikhs

(13) The Prodigal

October 28, 2019

The Guru nurtures a young Pathan named Painde Khan, a formidable warrior who becomes one of his favorites. There is a sharp confrontation between the Sikhs and the entourage of the Emperor Shah Jahan, when the Sikhs seize a magnificent hawk belonging to the Emperor. The Guru makes a rousing declaration of sovereignty, which leads to the first armed confrontation between the Sikhs and the Mughals. A disaffected Painde Khan switches sides.