1. Born

Very little is known about the early years of Guru Ram Dass. Guru Ram Das ji was born at Chuna Mandi Bazaar, Lahore at the site of the present shrine on 24th September 1534 where he spent the first seven years of his life. Soon after birth, he was given the name Jetha, meaning the first born. When he was of 7 Years his father died so her maternal grandmother took him to Basarke, near Amritsar. Jetha's simple and God-fearing parents, Hari Das and Anup Devi of Lahore were delighted at this precious gift from Waheguru. As he was growing up and in his teens, he could always be found in the company of religious men. Jetha became a handsome young man.