Haridas

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Baba Haridas (1594 - 1691 AD) (बाबा हरिदास) was a famous saint of (Dagar) clan from Delhi whose temple exists in Jharoda Kalan village, in Najafgarh block of Delhi.

Birth

Baba Haridas was born in April 1594 AD in Jharoda Kalan village on chaitra shukla 6th. His mother's name was Mankaur.

He did not get formal education but was proficient in reciting Sanskrit and Hindi Shlokas. He is said to have performed many acts of super natural powers. He believed in simple living and wore hand made cloths.

He was married to Mahakaur of village Pooth.

Baba Haridas temple

Baba Haridas Temple in Jharoda Kalan.jpg

Jharoda Kalan village is known for Baba Haridas temple and the adjoining pond. People from far and wide have faith attached to this temple and an annual fair (after Holi festival) is held there.

Jharoda Kalan gets name after young lady named Jhado of Lowa Kalan.

Annual fairs

Annual fairs are held on his samadhi twice in a year on his birth date chaitra shukla 6th and Ashoj Shukla 6th.

Death

He died in the month of kartik in 1691 AD.

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