Baba Ram Rai
Other namesGuru Ram Rai
Personal
Born1645
Died1687
ReligionSikhism
SpouseMata Panjab Kaur
Parents
SectRamraiya
Other namesGuru Ram Rai

Baba Ram Rai or Guru Ram Rai (1645–1687) was the eldest son of the Seventh Sikh Guru, Guru Har Rai, and the founder of the Ramraiyas, an unorthodox sect in Sikhism.[1][2] He founded the Guru Ram Rai Darbar Sahib, a gurudwara in Dehradun which was built in Indo-Islamic architecture style.[3] Ram Rai's brother Guru Har Krishan was the eighth of the ten Sikh Gurus.[4]

References

  1. ^ Smith, R. V. (February 5, 2020). "In the light of the moon" – via www.thehindu.com.
  2. ^ "Rām Rāiyā | Sikhism". Encyclopedia Britannica.
  3. ^ Jain & Handa, p. 37
  4. ^ Pioneer, The. "The fascinating, tragic saga of Baba Ram Rai". The Pioneer.

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