The presents which were now pouring in from all sides took the form of horses, arms and other equipment of war.

The favourite occupation of the Guru was no longer sitting down in meditation and writing hymns and prayers.

Hargovind began to devote most of his time to wrestling, riding, tent-pegging and hunting the tiger and the boar.

With the change of aims the occupation changed and with the change in the occupation came a change in tastes and even diet. Animal food was not only sanctioned, but was encouraged.


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