Sant Ishar Singh Ji was born on 5th August 1905, in Alowal, a village near Patiala, in the family of Baba Ram Singh Ji, who was the head of that village. Baba Ram Singh Ji, was always yearning for the company of saints. Incidentally there came a saint to that village who while leaving, gave a rose to Baba Ram Singh Ji and blessed him that he would have a son who would be worshipped by the rulers and kings. After sometime, a son named Isher Singh Ji was born and was taken to the Gurudwara.
The Almighty had blessed S. Attar Singh of Duburji village near Karamsar (Rara Sahib) with four sons namely Santa Singh, Jaimal Singh, Khem Singh and Harchand Singh. The youngest Harchand Singh, who later came to be known as Jathedar Mahinder Singh Ji, was born to `Mata Bholi' on 14 March 1915. When he was hardly ten years of age, his father left for heavenly abode. All the four sons were brought up by `Mata Bholi' with great care & interest in the hope that one day her sincere