The Story Behind the Iconic Photo of Nihang Singh Taken in the 1800s

The following vivid report was written by a correspondent of the ‘The South Australian Advertiser’ during his visit to the Calcutta International Exhibition on 19 February 1884: ‘One of the most interesting visitors to the exhibition during the week has been an extraordinary looking Sikh from Amritsar, a frontier district of the Punjaub. From his […]

Nihang Singh Reveals the Origination of the Dumalla (Video)

The Dumalla Sahib and the neela bana of the Akali Nihangs has its origins in Sahibzada Baba Fateh Singh, a younger son of Guru Gobind Singh Ji. Guru Gobind Singh Ji jokingly asked his son to show him the form of ‘Akaal’ (eternal God). Baba Fateh Singh adorned a blue chola and tied a tall […]

Watch How This Cute Child Interacts With a Nihang Singh (Video)

Cute Sikh child learns how to shoot an arrow from a Nihang Singh outside Kesgarh Sahib Gurudwara in Punjab during Hola Mohalla Festival in Punjab. Hola Mahalla also Hola Mohalla or simply Hola) is a Sikh festival which begins on the first day of the lunar month of Chett most often falls in March, and […]