Baba Buddhaji

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Name: Baba Buddha Ji

An Epitome of Sikhi and Grand Old Man of Sikhdom

  • Baba Buddha ji (6 October 1506 – 8 September 1631), a prime figure in early Sikhism.
  • He was one of the earliest disciples of Guru Nanak.
  • He performed the formal coronation ceremonies of 5 sikh gurus, till Guru Hargobind.
  • It is said that in his childhood, he was blessed with a long life by Guru Nanak, who named him as Buddha (meaning – Old/Aged Man) after he was amused by his mature queries related to spirituality at such a tender age.
  • He was also the first person to take a Hukamnama (command) from the Adi Granth Sahib Ji.
  • Baba Budha Ji’s birth took place in October 1506 in the village of Kathu Nangal.
  • His father’s name was Baba Sunghae Randhawa and mother’s name was Mata Gowra Ji.
  • He had four sons – Baba Sudhari, Bhikhari, Mehimoo, and Bhana Ji.

Profession/Designation An Epitome of Sikhi and Grand Old Man of Sikhdom
Location Amritsar,Punjab