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Why did Jahangir imprison Guru Hargobind Sahib ji?

Due to the armed policy of Guru Hargobind Sahib ji

What compelled Jahangir to release Guru Hargobind Sahib ji from prison?

The possibility of a coup due to the Guru's popularity and growing followers of Sikhism

Why did Shah Jahan destroy the Sikh baoli at Lahore?

Quarrels over hawks or horses with Mughal officials

What was the main reason for releasing Guru Hargobind Sahib ji after years of imprisonment?

The possibility of a coup if the Guru was not relieved at the earliest

What led to bitter relations between Shah Jahan and the Sikhs?

Quarrels over hawks or horses with Mughal officials

In which battle did Guru Hargobind's horses get snatched by the Mughals and were later recovered by Gursikh, Bhai Bidhi Chand?

Battle of Gurusar

Which battle saw the first confrontation between Guru Hargobind and the forces of the Mughal army, initiated by Shah Jahan's concern over the growing influence of the Sikhs?

Battle of Amritsar

In which battle did Guru Hargobind face the revenge by Muslims over the death of Bhagvan Das, leading to the creation of a town over Ruhela?

Battle of Hargobindpur

Which battle involved Guru Hargobind and the final skirmish fought between the rulers of Ropar?

Battle of Kiratpur

Study Notes

Guru Hargobind Sahib Ji and the Mughals

  • Jahangir imprisoned Guru Hargobind Sahib ji due to his growing influence and popularity.
  • Guru Hargobind Sahib ji was released from prison after Jahangir realized that the Sikh Guru's teachings were not a threat to his empire.

Conflict with Shah Jahan

  • Shah Jahan destroyed the Sikh baoli at Lahore.
  • The main reason for releasing Guru Hargobind Sahib ji after years of imprisonment was to ease tensions and maintain peace.
  • Shah Jahan's concern over the growing influence of the Sikhs led to bitter relations between him and the Sikhs.

Battles with the Mughal Army

  • In the Battle of Rhode, Guru Hargobind's horses were snatched by the Mughals, but were later recovered by Gursikh Bhai Bidhi Chand.
  • The Battle of Amritsar was the first confrontation between Guru Hargobind and the Mughal army, initiated by Shah Jahan's concerns over the growing influence of the Sikhs.
  • The Battle of Gurusar saw Guru Hargobind face revenge from Muslims over the death of Bhagvan Das, leading to the creation of a town over Ruhela.
  • The Battle of Ruhela saw Guru Hargobind engage in a final skirmish with the rulers of Ropar.

"Jahangir and Guru Hargobind Sahib Ji: Test Your Knowledge" Test your knowledge of the historical conflict between Emperor Jahangir and Guru Hargobind Sahib Ji, including the imprisonment and eventual release of the Guru, and the impact of Sikhism's growing popularity during that period.

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