TEJ BHĀN, BĀBĀ (d. 1533), affectionately referred to as Tejo in early chronicles, was the father of Gurū Amar Dās, Nānak III (1479-1574). A Khatrī of the Bhallā clan, Tej Bhān was born to Bābā Harijī and Mātā Milāvī of Bāsarke Gillāṅ, a village 12 km southwest of Amritsar. He was married at the age of 12 to Bakht Kaur (also known as Lachhmī, Lakhmī or simply Lakkho) from a Duggal Khatrī family. Gurū Amar Dās, born on 5 May 1479, was the eldest of their four sons, the other three being Īshar Dās, Khem Rāi and Mānak Chand. The family lived partly by agriculture and partly by trade. According to Kesar Siṅgh Chhibbar, Bāṅsāvalīnāmā, Bābā Tej Bhān died in Kattak 1590 Bk, corresponding to October 1533.