The Weapon Bearing Guru
"I will hold weapons, not rosaries!"
ਗਹੌਂ ਸ਼ਸਤ੍ਰ ਨਹਿ ਮਾਲਾ ਧਾਰੋਂ ।
Excerpt from Episode 95 Guru Hargobind's Coronation Ceremony - the above quote is said by Guru Hargobind when ascending to the throne as Guru, witnessed by all the Sikh congregations from around the Sub-Continent. The Guru introduces the path of a warrior to his Sikhs at the young age of 11 years old.
The Episode relates to Chapter 41 of Raas 4 of the Gurpratap Suraj Prakash Granth (1843), written by the Great Poet Santokh Singh.