Mata Sundari

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Mata Sundari
Mata Sunder Kaur Gurdwara Bajwara Hoshiarpur.JPG
Birth Place of Mata Sundri
Spouse(s)Guru Gobind Singh
ChildrenSahibzada Ajit Singh
Parent(s)Ram Saran, a Khatri of Bajwara[1]

Mātā Sundarī (Gurmukhī alphabet: ਮਾਤਾ ਸੁੰਦਰੀ, Shahmukhī alphabet: ماتا سندری) was the daughter of Ram Sarana, a Kumarav Khatri of Bijwara, in present-day Hoshiārpur district. She was the second wife of Guru Gobind Singh.[2] The couple married at Anandpur on 4 April 1684 and had one son, Sahibzada Ajit Singh, born at Pāoṇṭā on 26 January 1687.[1]

She holds a special place in Sikhism for the role she played in leading Sikhs after the ascension of Guru Gobind Singh.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ashok, Shamsher Singh. "Sundari, Mata (d.1747)". Encyclopaedia of Sikhism. Punjabi University Patiala. Retrieved 5 September 2015.
  2. ^ Surinder Singh Johar (1999). Guru Gobind Singh: a multi-faceted personality. M.D. Publications. p. 139. ISBN 978-81-7533-093-1.