Guru Harigobind Ji

Name Hargobind.
Pontificate Sixth Guru
Date of Pontificate 25th May 1606 . Duration of pontificate - about 38 years.
Date and Place of Birth 14th June 1595 (Nanakshahi calendar)at Guru-Ki-Wadali , district Amritsar.
Father's Name Guru Arjan Dev
Mother's Name Mata Ganga Devi
Wife's Name Bibi Damodari, Bibi Nanaki and Bibi Maha Devi
Children Five sons - Baba Gurditta (Mata Damodari), Baba Suraj Mal (Mata Maha Devi), Baba Ani Rai (Mata Damodari), Baba Atal Rai (Mata Maha Devi) & Guru Tegh Bahadur (Mata Nanaki) and One daughter - Bibi Biro (Mata Damodari)
Date and place of death 3rd March, 1644 at Kiratpur. Aged 49 years.
Special Comments (i) He transformed the character of the Sikh Movement and martialized it as a precaution against future contingencies. (ii) He put on two swords one signifying Miri (Temporal) and other Piri (Spiritual). (iii) Constructed Akal Takhat (or Akal Bunga), a seat of authority in 1608 facing Harmandar Sahib at Amritsar in Panjab. (iv) He founded Kiratpur City in the year 1628 in District Ropar in Panjab.