Bhai Mani Singh Martyrdom Day
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|Bhai Mani Singh Ji
|July 9th, 2023
The Sikh community is renowned for its legacy of martyrdom, and Sikh history is filled with stories of brave individuals who made supreme sacrifices. These martyrs not only embraced martyrdom themselves but also witnessed their entire families becoming martyrs. Such a remarkable example is rarely found in world history. The rulers of the time employed various cunning tactics to exterminate the Sikhs. They subjected them to inhumane tortures, placed bounties on their heads, and even issued orders to disrespect the Guru. However, the Sikhs, including the Sikh Siddaks and the Guru's Sikhs, remained steadfast in their faith, refusing to compromise with the principles of Gurmat. They fearlessly faced martyrdom, laughing in the face of adversity.
One such extraordinary martyr was Bhai Sahib Bhai Mani Singh Ji Shaheed. Scholars have differing opinions regarding Bhai Mani Singh's date of birth. According to Shaheed Bilas and the writings of Sewa Singh Ji, Bhai Mani Singh Ji was born on March 10, 1644, A.D. (1 Chet, Sudi Duadashi, Sunday, Sammat 1701) to Mata Madhri Bai in the village of Alipur, District Muzaffargarh, West Pakistan, at the home of Bhai Maidas. Bhai Mani Singh Ji's lineage can be traced back to his grandfather, Bhai Balu Rai, who attained martyrdom in Amritsar in 1628 while fighting against the Turks alongside the sixth Patshah Sahib, Sri Guru Hargobind Sahib Ji. Out of Bhai Mani Singh Ji's twelve brothers, except for Amar Chand who passed away at a young age, all eleven brothers sacrificed their lives for the sake of Sikh principles. Moreover, not only for the pursuit of knowledge but also for upholding the Guru's teachings, seven out of Bhai Mani Singh Ji's ten sons proved the truth of the Guru's words by embracing martyrdom.
ਜਉ ਤਉ ਪ੍ਰੇਮ ਖੇਲਣ ਕਾ ਚਾਉ, ਸਿਰੁ ਧਰਿ ਤਲੀ ਗਲੀ ਮੇਰੀ ਆਉ॥
ਇਤੁ ਮਾਰਗਿ ਪੈਰੁ ਧਰੀਜੈ, ਸਿਰੁ ਦੀਜੈ ਕਾਣਿ ਨ ਕੀਜੈ॥
(ਸਲੋਕ ਵਾਰਾਂ ਤੇ ਵਧੀਕ, ਮਃ 1, ਪੰਨਾ 1412)