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What is your take on this?

Here is a story I found on a non sikh website, can anyone confirm its truth? :

A story is told of a guru named Gobind Singh, the founder of the Sikh religion, which alludes to bhang's usage in battle. During a critical skirmish in which he was leading the troops, Gobind Singh's soldiers were suddenly thrown into a panic at the sight of an elephant bearing down on them with a sword in its trunk. As the beast slashed its way through Gobind Singh's lines, his men appeared on the verge of breaking rank. Something had to be done to prevent a disastrous rout. A volunteer was needed, a man willing to risk certain death to accomplish the impossible task of slaying an elephant. There was no shortage of men to step forward. Gobind Singh did not take time to pick and choose. To the man closest to him he gave some bhang and a little opium, and then watched as the man went out to kill the elephant. Fortified by the drug the loyal soldier rushed headlong into the thick of battle and charged the sword-wielding elephant. Deftly evading the slashing blows that could easily have severed his body in two, he managed to slip under the elephant and with all his strength he plunged his own weapon into the unprotected belly of the beast. When Gobind Singh's men saw the elephant lying dead in the field, they rallied and soon overpowered the enemy. From that time forth, the Sikhs commemorated the anniversary of that great battle by drinking bhang.

http://www.druglibrary.org/schaffer/hemp/h...irst12000/1.htm

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it was bhai Bachiter Singh who did this. He's probably a Nihang. Not ever heard that Guru Ji gave him Sukha so cant comment if its true or not..

Regarding sukha, Zulu warriors also took it as did the Native Americans. Zulus used to add some 'magic' mushrooms to the drink aswell. They also used to grind it and then make a drink out of it.

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