Baba Sang Ji was a sant during the time of Guru Arjan Dev Ji (1563-1606), the fifth Sikh Guru. Baba Sang Ji’s earlier name was Jodh, He was son of a Dhesi Hindu Jat named Daata of Village Sang Dhesian, in Manjke region of Punjab, Present day Jalandhar District of Punjab, now part of the Doaba region.
From childhood he had converted to Sikhism, and his family also, started following the House of Guru Nanak. Guru Arjan Dev Ji renamed him Sang, At Amritsar, Guru Arjan Dev Ji himself arranged the marriage of Baba Sang Ji was married to the daughter of a Sikh who was from Hoshiarpur District, from village Kullar. His parents were informed and called to Amritsar.
Bhai Jodh known as earlier also joined the Sangat for Karsewa, he had traveled to Chak Ram Das (Amritsar) with the Sikhs from the Malva Region, who were also on there way to Amritsar. His devotion, dedication and disiplined way of life impressed Guru Arjan Dev Ji who showered him with his blessing to serve the community.
Baba Sang Ji, was sent by Guru Arjan Dev ji himself to Preach the Sikh Religion in the Manjke region of Punjab, his native home. He preached Sikhism their all his life. He brought the whole Manjke region, in to Sikhism.
During the wedding of Guru Arjan Dev Ji, to Mata Ganga Ji in 1589, Guru Arjan Dev Ji, with the Barat traveled from Goindwal Sahib (Majha), crossing the River Beas, to Manjke Region reaching village of Bilga, where the Sangat served Guru Ji, at that time Guru Sahib sent a message to Sang Dhesian village for Baba Sang ji to join the Barat. Along with Guru Sahibs and barati’s were Baba Budha ji, Bhai Manjh Ji, Bhai Shalo Ji, Mian Mir Ji, Bhai Gurdas Ji, Bhai Sang Ji and other Sadhu’s. Guru Sahib got married to Mata Ganga Ji at the village Mau Sahib near Bilga, where Mata Ganga ji Belonged to.
Baba Sang Ji had two children, a daughter named Bibi Mukandi, and a Son named Gurbaksh. Baba Sang ji used to do aradhana of Akal Purakh, in the near by Jungles around the village.