Guru Nanak Dev idol in Panch dhatu
Guru Nanak Dev, the first guru of the Sikhs, and founder of the Sikh religion, was born to Hindu parents in a town which in modern times is known as Nankana Sahib, in Pakistan.His father, Mehta Kalyan Das Bedi (Mehta Kalu) was the patwari (accountant) in the employment of Rai Bular Bhatti. Guru Nanak’s mother was Tripta Devi and he had one elder sister, Bibi Nanaki. He was married to Mata Sulakhni ji, who gave birth to two sons: Sri Chand and Lakhmi Das. In November 1504, Bibi Nanaki ji took him to Sultanpur lodhi where he worked as storekeeper in the modikhana of the local Nawab, Daulat Khan Lodhi. He proceeded on four long tours (udasis) covering different religious places in India and abroad. He wrote 947 hymns including Japji Sahib, Asa-Di-Var, Bara-Mah, Sidh-Gosht, Onkar (Dakhani).
Details of idol :-
- Metal - Panchdhatu
- Weight - 1200 grams
- Height - 4 inches