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Emperor Aurangzeb had accepted the definition of a Muslim given by the first Sikh Guru
Sikhs observe total sanctity of the text in Guru Granth Sahib Ji. No one can change or alter any of the writings of the Sikh Gurus written in Adi Granth. This includes sentences, words, structure, grammar, and meanings. This total sanctity was observed by the Gurus themselves.
Guru Har Rai had disowned his elder son, Ram Rai, because he had attempted to alter the wording of one of Guru Nanak's hymn. Ram Rai had been sent to Delhi, by Guru Har Rai, to explain Gurbani to Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb. To please the Emperor, he altered the wording of some hymns of Guru Nanak Dev Ji.

The matter was reported to the Guru, who was displeased with his son and disowned him. Later when aged, Ram Rai was forgiven by Guru Gobind Singh. Actually, Aurangzeb wanted to see that Gurbani had no contradiction with the Holy Quran. The seventh Guru then sent the eighth Guru, Guru Har Kishan to explain the Gurbani to the Emperor and Emperor was satisfied by the Eighth Guru's interpretation of the gurbani.

In this connection, it may be mentioned that Emperor Aurangzeb also accepted the true definition of a Muslim given by the first Guru of the Sikhs, Guru Nanak Dev who has described a true Muslim as under: "He is a true Muslim whose mosque is mercy, whose prayer-mat is faith, and whose Koran is honest living. His circumcision is modesty, and good conduct is his fast. His Kaabaa is good conduct, Truth is his spiritual guide, and the karma of good deeds are his prayer and chant. His rosary is that which is pleasing to His Will. There are five prayers and five times of day for prayer; the five have five names. His first prayer is truthfulness, the second prayer is honest living, the third prayer is charity in the Name of God. The fourth prayer is good will to all, and the fifth prayer is the praise of the Lord. He can be called a Muslim if he repeats the prayer of good deeds. It is difficult to be called a Muslim; if one is truly a Muslim, then he may be called one. First, he should savor the religion of the Prophet as sweet and then, he should scrap away his pride of his possessions. Becoming a true Muslim, a disciple of the faith of Mohammed, let him put aside the delusion of death and life. As he submits to Gods Will, and surrenders to the Creator, he is rid of selfishness and conceit. And Guru Nanak says when he is merciful to all beings, only then shall he be called a Muslim."

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