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Guru Tegh Bahadur - The Protector

Guru Tegh Bahadur - The Protector

Regular price $243.00 USD
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All paintings are shipped rolled in a secure mailing tube to ensure safe delivery (frames are not included).

Our highest quality product is the Giclee fine art prints on Premium Canvas.  This museum quality print produces vibrant colours and is made to look like an original oil painting. Premium Canvas prints are initially offered as part of a Limited Edition series hand-signed by artist Kanwar Singh.


  • Extra 3 inches of canvas added to all sides to allow for stretching
  • Cotton fabric textured finish, all nature acid-free canvas
  • Clear UV protective coating applied to canvas
  • 395 gsm Weight, 23 mil Thickness
  • Lab tested to last over 200 years without fading

Giclee fine art prints on Cold Press Bright Textured Watercolour paper is a cotton rag media with luxurious weight that delivers museum quality appearance.  This paper has an extremely-high colour gamut and black density.  Selected by the artist for its quality and the beautiful texture.


  • Textured Matte Finish
  • All nature acid-free paper
  • Opacity 98%, ISO Brightness 96%
  • Lab tested to last over 120 years without fading

Giclee fine art prints on Epson Enhanced Matte Paper is an un-textured bright, white paper which yields highly saturated images for a ‘painterly’ look.


  • Silky Smooth Finish, all nature acid-free paper
  • Thickness 10.3 mil, Basis weight 192 gsm
  • Opacity 94%, ISO brightness 104%
  • Lab tested to last over 80 years without fading

We offer FREE worldwide shipping on all orders over $100 Canadian dollars.

Paintings are shipped WORLDWIDE in a secure mailing tube with guaranteed safe delivery.  The creation of all Fine Art prints are overseen by the artist Kanwar Singh to ensure high quality and superb colours.

Order Preparation Time

We require 1 week to prepare your order. This time is used to ensure your print meets our high quality standards. The Giclee fine art printing process we use offers the best colour accuracy for print reproduction and is considered the gold standard of the art print industry. 

For canvas orders, extra time may be required for the application and drying of the UV and scratch resistant coating which will greatly extend the life of the canvas. Most people prefer to frame canvas prints without glass and this provides the necessary protection for glass free framing.

We are confident in the quality of our high quality prints and your satisfaction is 100% guaranteed. If for any reason you are not satisfied with your purchase, you may return it within 30 days of receiving the artwork for a full refund on the price of the item. Shipping charges are not refunded.

All prints must be returned to ArtofPunjab directly. Please email us at prior to mailing a return to avoid additional duty charges.  Prints must be undamaged and in the original packaging.  If 30 days or more have passed since your purchase, we cannot offer you a refund or an exchange.

Upon receipt of the returned item we will process a refund and a credit will automatically be applied to your original method of payment. Any amounts refunded will not include the cost of shipping.

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The Story

Guru Tegh Bahadur laid down his life in order to protect religious freedom for all India which was under the oppressive rule of Mughal emperor Aurunzeb, who wished to convert the entire land to Islam. According to the Guru, living a truly spiritual life meant that one should neither oppress nor allow others to be oppressed. Sikh teachings have emphasized the basic human rights of equality, justice, freedom and the right to one’s own religion. Under the inspiring guidance of Guru Tegh Bahadur, the Sikhs regained their confidence and continued to grow in numbers and resources.

Guru Tegh Bahadur refused to convert to Islam and upheld the right to freedom of religion, not only for the Sikhs but also for all other religious sects in India, including the Hindus, Jains and Buddhists. In 1659 Aurangzeb became the Mughal emperor and established his capital in Delhi. His coming to power began a long, consistent and active policy of persecution against the Sikhs and other non-Muslims. Empire Aurunzeb subjected The Guru to a long period of torture in an attempt to make him submit but ultimately failed. On November 11, 1675, Guru Tegh Bahadur, still defiant, was beheaded in a public execution. The Guru’s death was the match that set aflame a new revolution in the land of Punjab and birthed the Khalsa. The ultimate expression of defiance against state oppression.