MAHĀDEV, BĀBĀ (1560-1605), the second son of Gurū Rām Dās (1534-81) and Mātā Bhānī, was born on l June 1560 at Goindvāl, in present-day Amritsar district of the Punjab. As he grew up, he displayed little interest in worldly affairs and remained occupied in meditation. According to Bhāī Gurdās, Vārāṅ, XXV.33, he, for a time, turned against Gurū Arjan at the instigation of his elder brother, Prithī Chand.
Bābā Māhādev died at Goindvāl on 4 Bhādoṅ 1662 Bk/3 August 1605.
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