Martyrdom Day of Guru Tegh Bahadur, the ninth Guru of Sikhs, is being observed today across the country. Followers of Sikh religion are paying homage to Guru Tegh Bahadur's 345th Martyrdom Day. Guru Tegh Bahadur's Martyrdom Day is also observed as Shaheed Diwas on November 24.  He stood against any barriers of caste, creed, race, religion and gender. On this day in April 1675, Guru Tegh Bahadur was publicly executed on the orders of Aurangzeb for opposing religious persecution. Guru Tegh Bahadur - the ninth of the ten Gurus of the Sikhism - was the youngest son of Guru Hargobind. On Guru Tegh Bahadur's 345th Martyrdom Day, we bring to you HD Images and Wallpapers for free download online to send on the observance. You can share these Shaheed Diwas 2020 Photos on social media and create awareness about the observance. You can also share quotes of the ninth Sikh guru as WhatsApp message, through Facebook or as Instagram Stories. Guru Teg Bahadur Martyrdom Day 2020: Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha Pays Tribute to 'Hind di Chaadar'.

In the Guru Granth Sahib, there are one hundred and fifteen hymns of Guru Tegh Bahadur. Guru Tegh Bahadur's term was from 1665 to 1675. He travelled across the country with the teachings of Guru Nanak - the first Sikh Guru. He had set up community kitchens and wells for the local people wherever he went. Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib and Gurdwara Rakab Ganj Sahib in Delhi are the sites of his execution and cremation. On his martyrdom day, here are HD Images of the Guru to share on the observance. Guru Tegh Bahadur ji Parkash Purab 2020: Remembering Ninth Guru of Sikhs Also Known as 'Hind Di Chadar' on His 400th Parkash Utsav.

Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji Images (Photo Credits: File Photo)

Quote Reads: "True Realisation of the Actual Nature of This Material World, Its Perishable, Transitory and Illusory Aspects Best Dawns on a Person in Suffering."

Guru Tegh Bahadur Shaheedi Diwas (Photo Credits: File Image)

Quote Reads: “True Realisation of the Actual Nature of This Material World, Its Perishable, Transitory and Illusory Aspects Best Dawns on a Person in Suffering.”

Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji (Photo Credits: Wikipedia, Wikimedia Commons)

Quote Reads: "Give Up Your Head, but Forsake Not Those Whom You Have Undertaken to Protect. Sacrifice Your Life, but Relinquish Not Your Faith."

Guru Tegh Bahadur is often referred to as Hind Ki Chadar, which the Shield of India. Talking about the martyrdom the guru, Noel King of the University of California said, "Guru Teg Bahadur's martyrdom was the first-ever martyrdom for human rights in the world."

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