Founder and first guru of Sikhism who is believed to have spiritually influenced subsequent leaders of the faith.
He first displayed his spiritual understanding to his teachers at age 7.
His life is internationally celebrated with the holiday Kartik Puranmashi.
He married Meta Sulakkhani in 1487; the couple had two children, Sri Chand and Lakhmi Chand.
He was the first of the ten Sikh Gurus. Guru Gobind Singh served as the tenth.