Gurdwara Baba Budha Sahib


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Address: Ramdas, Amritsar, Punjab, India

Baba Budha Ji (6 October 1506 - 8 September 1631) one of the most venerated early Gursikhs, was born on 6th October 1506 at the village of Kathu Nangal, 18 km north east of Amritsar.

There 4 historic Gurdwaras situated in and around the village of Ramdas, all relating to Baba Budha Ji and the subsquent visit of Sri Guru Hargobind Singh Ji.

Baba Budha Ji's family settled down in Dhalla village not far away from river Ravi opposite Kartarpur.

'Bura', as Baba Ji was originally named, was the only son of Bhai Suggha, a hindu jat of Randhawa clan, and Mai Gauran, who was born into a Sandhu family.

Also referred to reverently as Bhai Budha Ji; Baba Budha occupies a unique position in Sikh history and in the hearts of all Sikhs.

Baba Budha provided formal recognition of Guruship to five Gurus, he saw and had the vision of seven Gurus and remained in close association with the first six Sikh Gurus from 1521 to 1631 for over one hundred years.

Baba Budha was the first Giani of Sri Harmandir Sahib, and laid the foundations of Dera Baba Nanak and most of the holy buildings at Amritsar. It was the greatness of Guru Nanak that the seva (service or task) of applying tilak was given to Baba Budha Ji, given the fact that he belonged to a so-called low caste.