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338th death anniversary of Guru Teg Bahadur at Chaparmukh

The 338th death anniversary of Guru Teg Bahadur, the ninth Sikh guru and one of the most prominent leaders in Sikh history was observed as ‘Shraddhanjali-Divas’ at the historic Gurdwara-Mataji, constructed in 1820 at Chaparmukh with a three-day long programmes from November 22 to 24.

A large number of devotees from all over the state gathered at the historic Gurudwara-Mataji at Chaparmukh to celebrate the festival with great aplomb and fervour.

The ‘Akhanda paath’ of the Holy Guru Granth Sahib stared at 9 am on Novemer 22 and ended at 9 a.m. on 24 was participated by hundreds of devout Sikhs. The main shraddhanjali function began from 9:30 am where all Sikh devotees paid their respectful tributes to their Guru Teg Bahadur who was executed in the city of Delhi on the orders of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb after he refused to embrace Islam. The Prabandhak Committee of Gurdwara-Mataji also arranged one Dharmik-Diwan (Krirtan) on the Gurdwara premises from 11 am where katha, kabita, bhajan and sabad were recited by devotees. On the last day of the programmes Guru-Ka-Langar was served to all devotees after the Dharmik-Diwan.

It might be mentioned here that the Mataji Gurudwara was constructed in 1820 in memory of Mata ji , the wife of Chaitanya Singh ,the commander of Maharaja Ranjit Singh who died fighting valiantly at Hadira Chauki with Moughols while supporting the Ahom king Chandrakanta Singha.Their defeat and the loss of many soldiers sent the survivors into hiding. His wife, the revered Mata Ji, along with trusted men, finally settled at Chaparmukh.

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