UDDĀ, BHĀĪ, a Jaṭṭ of Harīke in present-day Amritsar district of the Punjab, received initiation at the hands of Gurū Arjan. He was accompanied by Bhāī Gaṅgū and Bhāī Nāū, Bhāī Rāmā and Bhāī Dharmā, who were also initiated along with him. The Gurū, according to Bhāī Santokh Siṅgh Srī Gur Pratāp Sūraj Granth, advised them to repeat the Name Vāhigurū and love all men. This was, he said, the path to freedom from the shackles of birth and death. Bhāī Udda became known as a pious Sikh. He also trained himself as a soldier and took part in Gurū Hargobind's battle with Mughal troops at Amritsar (1629).