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Baba Lakhmi Das

Baba Lakhmi Das also called Lakhmi Chand (1497-1555), the younger son of Guru Nanak, was born to Mata Sulakhni at Sultanpur Lodhi, in presentday Kapurthala district of the Punjab, on 19 Phagun 1553 Bk/12 February 1497. Unlike his elder brother, Sri Chand, Lakhmi Das got married and led a householder's life. The Bedi families of the Punjab claim their descent from him. He died at Kartarpur (on Ravi) on 13 Baisakh 1612 Bk/9 April 1555.


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