Sri Guru Amar Dass Ji Maharaj
Guru Amar Dass Ji took up cudgels against the restrictions placed by the caste system and the custom of purdah. He introduced new customs for birth and death ceremonies.
|Name||Sat Guru Amar Dass Ji, Bhalla Linage – a Linage from Lord Rama’s brother Bharat’s son Bhallan.|
|Birthplace||Baasar Ke, Sannh Sahib, Sri Amritsar Sahib|
|Birth Samvat||1526 Bikrami Vaisakh Sudi 14th, Saturday 5th May 1469 CE, Nakshatra Kritika* Giani Gian Singh in Twarikh Guru Khalsa has mentioned the Birth Samvat as Bikrami 1536 – 9th Vaisakh Sudi 14th.|
|Parents||Mother Mata Lachhmi Ji (Roop Kaur Ji) from Village Gill Wali, Father Baba Tej Bhan Ji|
|Spouse||Mata Raamo Ji from Khem Karan, Married on 17 Maghar 1556 Bikrami.|
|Gur Gaddi||1609 Bikrami Chetra Sudi Ekam, Khadur Sahib, 3 Days before Ascension of Guru Angad Dev Ji on March 25th, 1552 CE.|
|Ascension||1631 Bikrami Bhadon Sudi Pooranmashi at Goindwal Sahib, October 1st 1574 CE|
|Children||Baba Mohan Ji Born 1575 Bikrami, Baba Mohri ji Born 1579 Bikrami, Bibi Daani Ji, Bibi Bhani Ji Born 1593 Bikrami.|
|Total Age||105 Years, 4 Months, 1 Day|
|Guruship Period||21 Years, 5 Months, 14 Days|
|Throned King||Humayun, Akbar|
*Above Records are obtained from the “Damdami Taksal, Jatha Bhindran (Mehta)”, which may vary from various records available online or even on our own website.