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Martyrdom of Guru Arjan Dev Sahib

Jun 16

On June 16 annually, members of the Sikh religion remember the martyrdom of Guru Arjan.

Religious/ Ethnic Group: Sikh
Tradition/ Practices: Traditionally, a cooling drink known as a Chabeel is distributed on this day, recalling that the Guru was tortured in the extreme heat of June. Guru Arjan became the first Sikh martyr, having given his life upholding justice.


Jun 16
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