On this day in Anandpur Sahib in 1699, Guru Gobind Singh sprinkled amrit (the holy water) to baptize Panj Pyare, the Five Beloved Ones, and inspired us to a lead a life of courage, sacrifice, and equality. Khalsa was formed as the brotherhood of saint soldiers to fight against tyranny and oppression and to dedicate lives to the service of others and the pursuit of justice.