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Guru Amar Das

Third Guru


Born On: May 5, 1479
 
Born At: Village Basarka, Amritsar District
 
Father: Tej Bhan
 
Mother Bakht Kaur
 
Children: Baba Mohan. Baba Mouri, Bibi Dani, Bibi Bhani
 
Death: September 1, 1574
 
Message and Contributions:
  • Removed the system of sati
  • Provided new strength to the system of Langar
  • He taught his followers the spirit of service to humankind and to God
  • He spread Sikhism far and wide by making disciples in charge of different regions.
  • 869 hymns in 17 ragas