Gurudwara Janam Asthan Shri Guru Amar Das Ji - Amritsar
At a distance of 15 Km Southwest of Amritsar City on Chheherta
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Guru Amar Das ji
• This Gurudwara is situated at a distance of 15 Km Southwest of Amritsar City on Chheherta-Gurudwara Bir Baba Buddha Ji Road in Village Basarke, District Amritsar, Punjab. Guru Amar Das third of the Ten Gurus of Sikhism was the eldest son of shri Tej Bhan Bhalla, a farmer and trader, and Mata Lachmi .
• At this place Third Sikh Guru, Shri Guru Amar Das Ji was born in the house of Father Shri Tej Bhan Ji Bhalla and Mother Mata Sulakhani Ji in 1479. Guru Ji used to go to Ganga Ji on pilgrimage. One Day he heard the recitation of holy 'Japji Sahib' from Bibi Amro, the daughter of Second Sikh Guru, Shri Guru Angad Dev Ji.
Amar Das ji
• He was so impressed on hearing it that he went to Khadoor Sahib to have a glimpse of Guru Angad Dev Ji. At Khadoor Sahib, he served Guru Angad Dev Ji for 12 long Years with devotion and in 1552, Guru Angad Dev Ji installed Guru Amar Das Ji as Guru.
• Nearby this Gurudwara is a Samadhi of Bibi Amro Ji whose recitation of 'Japji Sahib' forced Guru Amar Das Ji to visit Khadoor Sahib to have a glimpse of Guru Angad Dev Ji.
• Gurudwara Janam Asthan Shri Guru Amar Das Ji, is a birth place of Shri Guru Amar Das ji. Here Third Guru of Sikh was born.