The Story Of The Sikhs
(14) Ingrates and Apostates

(14) Ingrates and Apostates

November 13, 2019

Gur Hargobind names his young grandson, Har Rai successor, but his oldest grandson Dhir Mal rebels against him. The Guru’s family is once roiled by dissent and treachery. The seventh Guru, Har Rai attracts the attention of the Mughal court and sends his son Ram Rai there as his representative, only to be disappointed by his perfidy. His younger son, Harkrishan succeeds him, but dies young, enigmatically signaling his successor’s whereabouts on his death bed.

(15) Caste Mark and Sacred Thread

(15) Caste Mark and Sacred Thread

November 28, 2019

Tegh Bahadur, the youngest son of the late Guru Hargobind, is anointed the ninth Guru of the Sikhs in the face of competing claims by multiple pretenders to the throne of Guru Nanak. The Guru boldly confronts the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb who has been forcing his non-Muslim subjects to convert to Islam on the pain of death.

(16) The Battle of Bhangani

(16) The Battle of Bhangani

December 3, 2019

The young Guru Gobind Rai reflects upon the martyrdom of his father, Guru Tegh Bahadur. The lad prepares himself to meet his destiny and realize the grand vision of Guru Nanak. He is tested by powerful kings who surround him, driven to jealousy by his increasing power and fame.

(17) In the Guru’s Court

(17) In the Guru’s Court

December 29, 2019

Guru Gobind Rai sets up a magnificent court that is the catalyst of a renaissance in poetry, music and scholarship. He himself composes sublime poetry and his court is studded with accomplished poets, musicians and scholars.

(18) The Dasam Granth

(18) The Dasam Granth

January 15, 2020

The Dasam Granth, the book of the tenth master is completed. In addition to the devotional writings of Guru Gobind Singh, it contains translations of heroic Hindu epics from Sanskrit to Braj, designed to inspire a population beaten down by centuries of oppression.

(18e) The Dasam Granth extended version

(18e) The Dasam Granth extended version

January 17, 2020

An extended version of Episode 18 The Dasam Granth. It has complete recordings of all the shabads referenced and is a feast for lovers of Gurmat Sangeet (Sikh Sacred Music)

(19) The birth of The Khalsa

(19) The birth of The Khalsa

February 17, 2020

Guru Gobind Singh completes his divine mission by creating the Khalsa.  At a gathering in Anandpur on the momentous Vaisakhi of 1699 the vision of Guru Nanak is fully realized as Guru Gobind Singh puts a final seal on the egalitarian faith that was created by the first Guru.

(20) Chamkaur, Sirhind, Muktsar : Tales of Valor

(20) Chamkaur, Sirhind, Muktsar : Tales of Valor

March 16, 2020

In a time treachery and deceit Guru Gobind Singh leads his Sikhs and his family out of the fortified city of Anandpur, where disaster strikes.

Bonus Episode 8 : Prabh Jio Tu Mero Sahib Data

Bonus Episode 8 : Prabh Jio Tu Mero Sahib Data

March 21, 2020

The sanctuary of the Guru's word in a time of fear and anxiety. Tweet your favorite shabad @sarbpreetsingh to be featured on a subsequent episode.

Bonus Episode 9 : Bhagat Kabir unabashedly asks for what he needs

Bonus Episode 9 : Bhagat Kabir unabashedly asks for what he needs

March 24, 2020

Bhagat Kabir 's beautiful relationship with God. Tweet your favorite shabad @sarbpreetsingh to be included in future episodes