The 9th Chapter of [[Gurbilas Patshahi Dasvi]] (1797) by Sukha Singh mentions how Guru Gobind Singh was reciting Brahm Kavach and Chandi Chritar while performing a Havan to make the Goddess appear at Nainadevi prior to the creation of the Khalsa. ⁣ ⁣ ਬ੍ਰਹਮੰ ਸੁ ਕਵਚ ਆਦਿੰ ਜੁ ਪਾਠ । ਦਿਨ ਰੈਣ ਠਾਂਢਿ ਠਾਟੰਤ ਠਾਣ । ਸਤਸੈ ਕਥਾਂਨ ਕਥਤੇ ਨਿਧਾਨ । ਜੋ ਗਿਨੈ ਸੁਧ ਬੇਦਾਨ ਜਾਨ ।20। ⁣ Brahm Kavach and other similar Banis would be recited day and night while standing with music, the 700 Saloks of the Markhandey Puran (which is the Chritar Chritar) was expounded on by the Treasure Trove Guru Gobind Singh, which has also been carefully explained and understood in the Vedas. ⁣ ⁣ ਜਿਹ ਭੁਜਾ ਆਠ ਰਾਜਤ ਅਨੂਪ । ਖਗੁ ਸੈਫ ਸਾਂਗ ਧਨੁ ਥਿਰੁ ਸਰੂਪ । It describes the Goddess, who is beautifully adorned with eight arms, whose form resides in the Khag double edged sword, Saif straight sword, Saang metal Spear and the Dhanu Bow. ⁣ ⁣ ⁣ ⁣ [[Gurbilas]] Patshahi 10 (1797), author: Sukha Singh ⁣ Chapter 9⁣ ਗੁਰਬਿਲਾਸ ਪਾਤਿਸਾਹੀ (੧੭੯੭), ਕ੍ਰਿਤ: ਸੁਖਾ ਸਿੰਘ ਅਧਿਆਇ ੯⁣ [[Dasam]] ![[brahm kavach.png]]