About Baba bakala

Baba Bakala is a historical town and Tehsil in the Amritsar district in Punjab, India.Baba Bakala is closely associated with the 9th Guru of Sikhs, Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib. The Guru meditated here for full twenty six years nine months and thirteen days. There is a holy Gurudwara Sahib in his memory.[4] Baba Bakala was originally known as Bakkan-Wala turned Bakala because It was a mound, where deer (Bakk in persian) could be found grazing.EIGHTH sikh Guru Harkrishan Ji named Shri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji as the 9th Guru,who was a grand father(BABA) in relation with him, so he ushered Baba at Bakala, ultimately name of town transformed to Baba Bakala from Bakala.