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Khivi (1506–1582) also referred to as Mata Khivi or Bibi Khivi was the wife of Guru Angad Dev, second Sikh guru.

Early life

Khivi was born in 1506 into a Marwaha Khatri family to Devi Chand and Karan Devi in village Sanghar near Amritsar. Devi Chand was a businessman and money lender. She was married to Lehna, a resident of Khadur in 1519 at the age of 13, who went on to become second guru of Sikhs and was named Guru Angad Dev. The couple had four children; two sons Datu and Dasu and two daughters Anokhi and Amro. According to some sources, couple had three children (omitting Anokhi).[1] Khivi lived for 30 years after her husband's death. She lived to the age of 75.


  1. ^ Singha, H. S. The Encyclopedia of Sikhism (over 1000 Entries). p. 126.  

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