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Bhai Mohkam Singh

Bhai Mohkam Singh (Punjabi: ਭਾਈ ਮੁਹਕਮ ਸਿੰਘ; 1663–1705), born Mohkam Chand, one of the Panj Pyare or the Five Beloved of honoured memory in the Sikh tradition, was the son of Tirath Chand, a cloth printer of Ambala in the Punjab region.

In about 1685, he came to Anandpur, then the seat of Guru Gobind Singh. He practised martial arts and took part in Sikhs' battles with the surrounding hill chiefs and imperial troops.

Bhai Mohkam Singh was one of the five who offered their heads in response to Guru Gobind Singh's call on the Baisakhi day of 1699 and earned the appellation of Panj Pyare. Initiated into the order of the Khalsa, Mohkam Chand received the common surname of Singh and became Mohkam Singh. Mohkam Singh died in the battle of Chamkaur on 7 December 1705 with Bhai Himmat Singh and Bhai Sahib Singh.

• Original Name: Mohkam Chand
• Became Bhai Mohkam Singh
• Born at Buriya, Ambala, Punjab region India in 1663. Was about 3 years older than Guru Gobind Singh
• Fathers name: Bhai Tirath Chand Ji
• Mothers name: Mata Devi Bai Ji
• Akal Chalana: Attained Shaheedi at Chamkaur Sahib on 1705 along with Bhai Himmat Singh and Bhai Sahib Singh
• At the time of creation of the Khalsa, Bhai Sahib ji was 36 years old

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