SHASHTR BIDYA ARCHIVE

Naveen Panth Prakaash, Giani Giaan Singh Nirmala

ਪਾਹੁਲ ਖੰਡੇ ਕੇਰ ਛਜੱਈਏ । ਸ਼ਸਤ੍ਰ ਬਿਦ੍ਯਾ ਸਬੈ ਸਿਖੱਈਏ । Take khandey de pahul and adorn (the image of a Singh).  Knowledge of fighting (with weapons) should be learnt by ALL! ਵਾਹਿਗੁਰੂ ਕੀ ਫਤੇ ਗਜੱਈਏ । ਸ਼ਸਤ੍ਰ ਬਸਤ੍ਰ ਤਨ ਸਜਵੱਈਏ ॥੪੦॥ VahiGuru Ki Phateh should be...

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Naveen Panth Prakaash, Giani Giaan Singh Nirmala

ਖੇਲੈਂ ਨਿੱਤ ਸ਼ਿਕਾਰ ਬਨਨ ਮੈਂ, ਮਾਰਿ ਮ੍ਰਿਗ ਬਹੁ ਖਾਵੈ । Play (practice) hunting daily in the forest, killing deer eat your hunt. ਘੋੜਨ ਪਰ ਅਸਵਾਰ ਹੋਇ ਕਰਿ, ਸਜ ਕੈ ਸ਼ਸਤ੍ਰ ਸਾਰੇ । Sitting upon horses, you should learn riding skills, whilst adorning all weapon types. ਸ਼ਸਤ੍ਰ ਬ੍ਯਿਾ ਸੀਖ...

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Sri Gur Sobha, Sainapati

ਪਾਹੁਲ ਖੰਡੇ ਕੇਰ ਛਜੱਈਏ । ਸ਼ਸਤ੍ਰ ਬਿਦ੍ਯਾ ਸਬੈ ਸਿਖੱਈਏ । Take khandey de pahul and adorn (the image of a Singh).  Knowledge of fighting (with weapons) should be learnt by ALL! ਵਾਹਿਗੁਰੂ ਕੀ ਫਤੇ ਗਜੱਈਏ । ਸ਼ਸਤ੍ਰ ਬਸਤ੍ਰ ਤਨ ਸਜਵੱਈਏ ॥੪੦॥ VahiGuru Ki Phateh should be...

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Gurbilas Patshaahi 10, Sukha Singh

ਖੇਲੈਂ ਨਿੱਤ ਸ਼ਿਕਾਰ ਬਨਨ ਮੈਂ, ਮਾਰਿ ਮ੍ਰਿਗ ਬਹੁ ਖਾਵੈ । Play (practice) hunting daily in the forest, killing deer eat your hunt. ਘੋੜਨ ਪਰ ਅਸਵਾਰ ਹੋਇ ਕਰਿ, ਸਜ ਕੈ ਸ਼ਸਤ੍ਰ ਸਾਰੇ । Sitting upon horses, you should learn riding skills, whilst adorning all weapon types. ਸ਼ਸਤ੍ਰ ਬ੍ਯਿਾ ਸੀਖ...

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Tanakhah-nama, Bhai Nand Lal Ji

Fighting in the field, nobody could face this warrior. With sword in hand, attacking and cutting the enemy into two pieces. Corpses plied upon corpses, a current of bloody wind was blowing. Killing them by sword, Jujhar Singhs fought in such a way that the...

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Sri Gur Partaap Surya Granth, Kavi Santokh Singh

ਉੱਤਮ ਮੱਧਮ ਅਧਮ ਹੈ ਜੋਧਾ ਤੀਨ ਪ੍ਰਕਾਰ । ਅਭ੍ਯਾਸੈ ਸ਼ਸਤ੍ਰਨਿ ਹਤਨਿ ਨਿਤ ਪ੍ਰਤਿ ਬਾਰੰਬਾਰੁ ।26। Warriors are of three types; Highest; Intermediate; and Lowest. A warrior is one who daily hones their skills, for extended periods of time practicing with their weapons how to kill. ਟਿਕੈ...

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Sri Gur Partaap Surya Granth, Kavi Santokh Singh

‘ਅਬਿ ਤੇ ਕਹਹੁ ਅਨੰਦਪੁਰ ਵਾਸੀ’ । ਮੀਣੇ ਅਰੁ ਮਸੰਦ ਧਿਰਮਲੀਏ । ਕੁੜੀਮਾਰਿ ਰਮਰਈ ਨ ਮਿਲੀਏ । [The Guru commanded] From now you shall declare you are from Anandpur Sahib ! You shall not meet with Meenay, Masands, Dhirmals, those who kill their infant daughters, or Ram Rai’s.  ...

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Sri Gur Partaap Surya Granth, Kavi Santokh Singh

ਯਾਂਤੇ ਸਰਬ ਖਾਲਸਾ ਸੁਨੀਅਹਿ । ਆਯੁਧ ਧਰਿਬੇ ਉਤੱਮ ਗੁਨੀਅਹਿ । The Guru then said to his Sikhs, “All of the Khalsa should listen [to this directive], carrying weapons is the highest action. ਜਬਿ ਹਮਰੇ ਦਰਸ਼ਨ ਕੋ ਆਵਹੁ । ਬਨਿ ਸੁਚੇਤ ਤਨ ਸ਼ਸਤ੍ਰ ਸਜਾਵਹੁ ।।੭।। When you come to have my...

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Rehitnama, Bhai Chaupa Singh

The fighting Singh’s equipment A Singh should regularly practise the use of his weapons to ensure that he maintains and improves his skill. A Singh should wear a kachh made of strong cloth, not a flimsy article which will fail  to serve its purpose. A weapon should...

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Rehitnama, Bhai Desa Singh

The Singh’s duty is to repeat the Word (shabad), to learn how to weild weapons, and to enshrine the mantra ‘Vah guru’ in his heart, repeating it with every breath in and every breath out, and thereby fixing it within his inner being (man). SHARE GYAAN WITH THE SANGAT...

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Twarikh Guru Khalsa, Giani Giaan Singh Nirmala

ਖੇਲੈਂ ਨਿੱਤ ਸ਼ਿਕਾਰ ਬਨਨ ਮੈਂ, ਮਾਰਿ ਮ੍ਰਿਗ ਬਹੁ ਖਾਵੈ । Play (practice) hunting daily in the forest, killing deer eat your hunt. ਘੋੜਨ ਪਰ ਅਸਵਾਰ ਹੋਇ ਕਰਿ, ਸਜ ਕੈ ਸ਼ਸਤ੍ਰ ਸਾਰੇ । Sitting upon horses, you should learn riding skills, whilst adorning all weapon types. ਸ਼ਸਤ੍ਰ ਬ੍ਯਿਾ ਸੀਖ...

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