Of his three sons, he chose the youngest, Arjan, as his successor. Arjan became Nanak V upon the demise of his father on 1 September 1581. Arjan was the youngest of the fourth guru’s sons. The eldest, Prithi Chand, was age of eighteen he had been until then the youngest to become guru. Four successors, including his son, would be even younger.
June 12, 2019