MANSA DEVI, MATA
MANSA DEVI, MATA (d. 1569), wife of Guru Amar Das (1479-1574), was the daughter of Bhai Dev Chand, a Bahil Khatri of Sankhaira, a small town in Sialkot district (now in Pakistan). Her marriage to (Guru) Amar Das took place on 11 Magh 1559 Bk/ 8 January 1503, but the couple remained childless until a girl, Dam, was born to them in 1530 followed by three more children, Bhani(1535), Mohan (1536) and Mohri (1539). Mata Mansa Devi died at Goindval in 1569.
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