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Sikhs history

Sikhism is a distinct religion that originated in India in 1469 with the birth of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. The Khalsa was created by Guru Gobind Singh Ji in 1699. In these 537 years, Sikhs have endured through many tough times.

The major time periods in Sikh History are:

  1. Guru's Period Era

  2. Banda Singh Bahadur Era

  3. Religious Persecution Era

  4. Sikh Kingdom Era

  5. Colonial Era

  6. Sikh Immigrants

  7. Present Era


Sikhism is now the World's 5th largest religion with 26 million followers worldwide. The picture below shows the location of India, the homeland of Sikhs.


homeland of Sikhs