I follow lots of blogs on Tumblr and would like to introduce you to a blog called “Lock, Stock, and History”. This blogger collects miscellaneous history and curiosities that are as fascinating as Robert Ripley’s stories. (REF: Ripley’s Believe It or Not.)
The story of this 75-year old warrior, made me stop and think to myself: ‘Is such a thing even humanly possible?’
Believe it or not!
This is something you can believe and there is no question about it.
- Today, Baba Deep Singh is revered as a saint and a martyr in the Sikh religion.
No doubt the record of the real battle probably evolved into this myth or legend of a heroic or rather, a superheroic human being with the boldness and spirit of one who was not afraid to fight oppression, injustice, and all crimes against humanity.
The Last Battle of Baba Deep Singh: Born in 1682 Baba Deep Singh (A baba is a Sikh saint) had a lifelong career as a Sikh soldier and warrior. … https://t.co/WSrSZvbqTp #heroes #superheroes #History of #India #battles #Sikh #religion pic.twitter.com/xP6UJfy8fx— My Fox Nooze (aka Joie de Vivre Magazine) (@FoxMarks_ATX) January 13, 2020
Amidst Gurpurab celebrations we can not forget that today marks the Shaheedi Divas of Baba Deep Singh. A Sikh who literally fought till his last breathe, with his head in his hand. Let’s also play this game of love with our Guru and aspire to be like those who came before us. pic.twitter.com/Abht0jEC3b— SikhiToTheMax (@SikhiToTheMax) November 15, 2019
Not many people know that in 1764, Baba Jassa Singh Ahluwalia & his Dal Khalsa marched to Sirhind & killed Zalim Khan, the cruel Governor of Sirhind— Manjinder S Sirsa (@mssirsa) April 25, 2018
Gurdwara of Fatehgarh Sahib was built by him to mark this victory
RT to make India aware about one of the greatest Sikh Jarnails! pic.twitter.com/mEie9qxBo6
The term Baba is used in India for an elder who is respected for his wisdom.— West Midlands 550 (@WestMids550) December 14, 2019
Baba Fateh Singh Ji, 5 years old and youngest son of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji. (10th Guru of the Sikhs).
Our head bows to our young Baba Ji for his courage, selflessness and steadfast leadership. pic.twitter.com/5LDhk6SFEm