He passed his light on to Guru AngadAnd the light merged in light.
Guru Angad with utmost humility,
Accepted Guru Amardas as the True Master. He passed on his holy canopy to Guru Ramdas Sayeth Mathura, only a glimpse of Guru Ramdas Inspired Guru Arjun to follow the trail of sublimity. The entire universe acknowledged and saluted The greatness of Guru Arjun,
Benignly bestowed by the Lord Himself.
As long as the writ of the Lord on the forehead does not reveal itself, One lost in the mist of disbeiief, keeps yearning.
The world, sunk in the deep sea of Kalyug, Disillusioned, without any hope or faith,
Says Mathura the poet, "The essence of the truth" Guru Arjun came to the world, to save all the sinners, And all those, who meditated on the Guru, - Were redeemed of the circle of births and deaths.(6)
Adi Granth p.1409
Mathura and his father Bhikkhã were among the Bhatt or Brãhman bards who attended upon the Gurus and who composed panegyrics in their honour. Some of their hymns were included by Guru Arjan (1563-1606) in Sikh scripture, the Guru Granth Sãhib. Mathurã's fourteen verses are seven each in praise of Guru Ram Das and Guru Arjan. Their prosodic form is savaiyya. Bhatt Mathurã was also trained in martial skills during the time of Guru Hargobind (1595-1644). He fell a martyr in the battle of Amritsar which, according to Bhatt Vahi Multàni Sindhi, took place on 14 April 1634.