Birth: July 7, 1656, at Kiratpur Parentage: Father: Sri Guru Har Rai ji, Mother: Mata Kishan Kaur ji Succession to Gur-Gaddi: October 7, 1661 Demise: March 30, 1664, at Delhi
Guru Harkrishan was born on July 7, 1656 to Guru Har Rai and Krishan Kaur. Before his death in October 1661 Guru Har Rai had
appointed his younger son Harkrishan as the eighth Guru. Guru Harkrishan was only five years old when he received the Guruship. Guru Harkrishan suddenly passed away at the tender age of eight
years. Sikhs believe that by taking the name of Harkrishan all diseases can be cured.
Gurdwara Bala Sahib and Bangla Sahib at Delhi perpetuate his memory.