Avtar Or Parkash Diwas: 26 Asu 1591 Bikrami Thursday
Date of Birth: 24 September 1534
Place of Birth: Village Chuna Mandi Lahore (Pakistan)
Gurgaddi Diwas: (30.8.1574) Goindwal Sahib
Joti Jot Diwas: Bhadon Vadi 3, 1638 Bikrami (1.9.1581) Goindwal
Father:Sh. Hardas Jee Sodhi Mother: Mata Sh Daya Kaur Jee
Wife/Wives: Mata Bibi Bhani jee (married in 1553 ,daughter of Guru Amardas Ji)
Children: Pirthi Chand / Sh. Mahandev Jee / Guru Arjan Dev Jee
Q. 30 When and where was Guru Ram Das Ji born?
Ans. Guru Ram Das Ji was born on Katak wadi Dooj, Samwat 1591 Bikrami, 1534 A.D. at Choona Mandi in Lahore.
Q. 31 Name the parents of Guru Ram Das Ji ?
Ans. His father was Shri Hari Das Ji Sodhi and mother was Mata Daya Kaur Ji.
Q. 32 When and with whom was Shri Guru Ram Das Ji married ?
Ans. The marriage of Shri Guru Ram Das Ji was solemnised with Bibi Bhani D/o Shri Guru Amar Das Ji on Phagun 22 Samwat 1610 Vikrami.
Q. 33 When was Guru Ram Das Ji enthroned as Guru ?
Ans. Guru Ram Das Ji was enthroned as a Guru in Vikrami 1531, 1574 A.D.
Q. 34 What was the previous name of Shri Guru Ram Das Ji ?
Ans. Bhai Jetha Ji.
Q. 35 What tests Guru Ram Das Ji had to pass through to become Guru ?
Ans. He had to pass through many difficult tests. Lastly, he was asked to build and deconstruct the sitting-slabs for number of times. Then only,he was selected as a Guru.
Q. 36 Name the sons of Shri Guru Ram Das Ji ?
Ans. Shri Prithi Chand, born in Vikrami 1614,1557 A.D.
Shri Maha Dev Ji, born in Vikrami 1617, 1560 A.D.
Guru Arjun Dev Ji, born in Vikrami 1620,1563 A.D.
Q. 37 For how long did Guru Ram Das Ji remain as Guru ?
Ans. For seven yeas from Vikrami 1631 to 1638, 1574 A.D. to 1581 A.D.
Q. 38 Who built the water reservoir (Sarovar) known as Ram Sarovar, at Amritsar ?
Ans. The Ram Sarovar was built by Shri Guru Ram Das Ji.
Q. 39 When and where did Guru Ram Das breathe his last ?
Ans. Guru Ram Das breathed his last on Bhadon Sudi 3, Samvat 1638 Vikmmi ; in September 1581 A.D. at Sri Govindwal Sahib.