Bhai Jivan Singh (Bhai Jaita ji) was born in Patna Sahib, Bihar in the house of mother Pramay’s and father Sain Nand. The name Jaita was given to the child himself by Sri Guru. Bhai Jaita’s childhood was beautiful because he had passed through parental care and affection. He had trained in qualitative education as well as in the field of war learning, gatka, wrestling, archery, horse riding, swimming and many other arts. Apart from this, he learned Punjabi, Brij, Sanskrit, Hindi, Arabic, Persian as well as music from his father.Bhai Jaita and his family went to Ramdas village and lived with Bhai Gurditta, the great grandson of Baba Budh Ji. This was the time when eighth Sikh Guru was seated on the throne. At the time when Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji took the charge of Sikhism, Bhai Jaita Ji was in the age of youth.After the request for the help by Kashmiri Pandits, the Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji went to Delhi with Bhai Mati Das Ji, Bhai Sati Das Ji, Bhai Dayal Ji, Bhai Gurdata Ji and another Sikh. At this time, Bhai Jaita was sent to Delhi to receive news about Bhai Gurdata and Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib. In Delhi, the Mughals martyred Guru Tegh Bahadur along with all the Sikhs.After the fateful incident, which took place in Delhi, Bhai Lakkhi Shah Vanjara took the body of Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji and cremated it by burning his own house. At this place Gurdwara Rakab Ganj is adorned in Delhi today. After the Guru’s martyr, Bhai Jaita ji began to travel long distances of Sri Anandpur Sahib by wrapping the Guru’s head in a cloth.There are many stories of Bhai Jaita’s experiences during the journey. There were many non-Sikhs who were interested in having a view of Guru Sahib ji’s head. Finally, after long and difficult journey, Bhai Jaita reached Anandpur Sahib. On that occasion, Bala Pritam Sri Guru Gobind Singh honored Bhai Jaita Ji. He belonged to that caste, which the Hindus and Muslims had rejected but Guru Sahib gave them highest honor. Guru Sahib Ji called him ‘Rangreta Guru ka Beta’. This was a great gift from the Guru to Bhai Jaita ji. At this time Bhai Jaita was 26 years old.Bhai Jaita was given the service to play Ranjit Nagara after the victory of Guru Ji’s army. Bhai Jaita Ji were very efficient shooter and he trained two Sahibzadas, Baba Ajit Singh Ji and Baba Jujhar Singh Ji in defence.In 1691, Bhai Jaita married Bibi Raj Kaur, daughter of Surjan Singh, in the Riar village of Amritsar. They had four children. Then on the Baisakhi of 1699, at the age of 50, Bhai Jaita ji, along with his wife and thousands of other people, became Bhai Jivan Singh, after the baptism of Khanda.In the Battle of Chamkaur , this Gursikh, who was once again rejected by the society became a great warrior. He died during the fight with Mughal army. If anyone wants to know the true child of Sri Guru Gobind Singh ji and Mata Sahib Kaur Ji then they should read about the life of Baba Jiwan Singh Ji, who had loyalty, devotion and immense love for the Guru.
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