Bhai Kanhaiya ji: A Humanitarian Soul


  • Dr. Ramandeep Mahal Maharishi Markandeshwar (Deemed to be University) Mullana (Ambala)


Sikh, Guru, humane, Sakhi


The humane deed of Bhai Kanhaiya wandering around serving water to the
injured and the diminishing without differentiating between the ally and the
enemy in the long run prompted a summon by Guru Ji. This humane activity of
this unique Sikh had vexed a few Sikhs who went specifically to complain to
Guru Gobind Singh that Bhai Kanhaiya had been reviving the fallen
aggressors. Guru Gobind Singh summoned Bhai Kanhaiya and clarified that he
had received an opposition about his activities on the combat zone. He is one of
the prominent figures in the Sikh history who helped the needy without
overlooking background. Bhai Kanhaiya started the Sakhi which also means
serving selflessly. This sakhi included five major principles like serving
selflessly, treating everyone equally, serving everyone with respect and
compassion, the five weapons and finally sharing with others. His journey
destination when he met Guru Tegh Bahadur and acknowledged himself as a
Sikh at his hands. Here Bhai Sahib stayed and kept on serving the Sangat. Bhai
Kanhaiya was the assigned water transporter for Guru Ji and thereafter in the
Langar. He likewise cared for Guru Sahib's horses in the stables. While serving
Bhaiji was nursing the horses one day, Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji went to him and
favoured him, advising him that his future oughtlie in with serving humankind
on the loose

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Dr. Ramandeep Mahal. (2020). Bhai Kanhaiya ji: A Humanitarian Soul. BRICS JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH, 10(1&2), 19-21. Retrieved from