Sri Guru Angad Dev Ji

Avtar Or Parkash Diwas: Vaisakh 5, 1561,Bikrami Monday
Date of Birth: 31 March 1504
Place of Birth: Village Matte De Saran (Mukatsar) District Firozepur
Gurgaddi Diwas: 17 Har 1595 Bikrami (7.9.1539) Kartarpur
Joti Jot Diwas: Chet Sudi 4 1609 Bikrami (26.3.1552) Khadur Sahib
Father: Sh. Pheru Mal Jee Mother: Mata Daya Kaur Jee
Wife/Wives: Mata Khivee Jee (married January 1520 AD)
Children: Sh. Dasu Jee / Sh Dattu Jee / Bibi Amro Jee / Bibi Anokhi Jee

Q. 11         When and where was Guru Angad Dev Ji born ?

Ans.        Birth day: 5 Baisakh wadi 1, Samvat 1561, March 31 in 1504 A.D.

Birth Place : Village Mattey Di Sarai, Distt. Ferozepur (Panjab)

Q. 12      Furnish information about the family of Guru Angad Dev Ji.

Ans.        Father: Bhai Pheru Mall Ji, Mother: Mata Daya Kaur Ji, wife: Bibi Khivi Ji, Sons: Shri Datu Ji and Shri Dasu Ji, Daughters: Bibi Amro Ji and Bibi Anokhi Ji.

Q. 13      What was the earlier name of Guru Angad Dev Ji.

Ans.        Bhai Lehna Ji.

Q. 14      Whom did Guru Angad Dev Ji worship, prior to becoming the disciple of Guru Nanak Dev Ji ?

Ans.        For many years , Guru Angad Dev Ji used to visit the shrine of Jawalla Devi, but he could not get any peace of mind. After he worshipped Guru Nanak Dev Ji , he got true contentment and peace. After performing Sewa (service) and Nam Simran (medi­tation), he appeared as a Satguru in the world.

Q. 15      Which remarkabale thing Guru Angad Dev Ji gifted to the Sikh History ?

Ans.        Janam Sakhi of Bhai Bala.

Q. 16      Why didn’t Guru Angad Dev Ji appoint in succession his own sons?

Ans.        Because his sons did not obey His order.

Q. 17      When did Guru Angad Dev Ji meet Guru Nanak Dev Ji?

Ans.        Guru Angad Dev Ji and Guru Nanak Dev Ji met each other in 1532 A.D., Bikrami Samvat 1589.

Q. 18      For how long, did Guru Angad Dev Ji occupy the spiritual throne (Guru Gaddi) as a Satguru?

Ans.        Guru Angad Dev remained as a Guru for 13 years (Samwat 1596 Bikrami to 1609 Bikrami, 1539 to 1552 A.D.)

Q. 19      Which was the main preaching centre of Shri Guru Angad Dev Ji.

Ans.        In his own period Guru Angad Dev Ji shifted his preaching centre from Kartar Pur to Shri Khadoor Sahib where from he continued his preaching for thirteen years. Guru Angad Dev Ji’s 500th Birth Anniversary was celebrated worldwide on 18th April, 2004 A.D.

Q. 20      Give information about the “Bani” written by Guru Angad Dev Ji?

Ans.        Shri Guru Angad Dev Ji wrote 62 shlokas in nine ragas, which have been incorporated in the Adi Granth.

Q. 21      Which method was preached by Guru Angad Dev Ji for seeking spiritual knowledge(the ultimate truth)?

Ans.        Guru Angad Dev Ji preached people to give up the Idol-worship, live in Satguru’s shelter , get Naam from the living Satguru and meditate upon it according to His guidelines.

Q. 22      When did Guru Angad Dev Ji breathe his last ?

Ans.        Guru Angad Dev Ji breathed his last at the age of 48 years in Samvat 1609 Bikrami, Chet Sudhi 4, in March 1552 A.D., at Khadoor Sahib.

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