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In which year the "Khalsa" founded by Guru Gobind Singh?
1. 1700
2. 1698
3. 1699
4. 1697

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : 1699

The correct answer is 1699.

  • The "Khalsa Panth"  founded by the tenth sikh Guru Guru Gobind Singh in the year 1699. The founding of Khalsa is celebrated by Sikhs during the festival of Vaisakhi.
  • According to McLeod, the meaning of Khlasa was the Arabic or Persian word "Khalisa" which means "to be pure, to be clear, to be free from".

  • Guru Gobind Singh became a Guru at the age of 9 on 24 November 1675. He was the tenth and last Guru of Sikhism.
    • He introduced the five Ks of Sikhism which refers to the 5 items that a Khalsa Sikh should wear at all times. These are as follows:​
    • Kesh- uncut hair
    • Kangha- a wooden comb for hair
    • Kirpan- iron dagger
    • Kara- an iron bracelet
    • Kachera- cotton tieable undergarments

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