HEMĀ KAPĀHĪ, BHĀĪ, was a resident of Sultānpur Lodhī in the present Kapūrthalā district of the Punjab. He was in cotton (kapāh) trade for which reason he was known as Kapāhī. He embraced the Sikh faith in the time of Gurū Amar Dās and also received instruction from Gurū Arjan. He was known for the spiritual enlightenment he had achieved. The name figures among the leading Sikhs of the times of Gurū Amar Das (Vārāṅ, XI. 21).