Parmanand ji was born in a Gaur Brahmin family of Kannauj (located in present-day Uttar Pradesh) in 1483,he is believed to have resided at Kannauj. Other sources describe him as being from present-day Maharashtra.. Parmanand Das belonged to pushti sampraday. Another Bhakt Surdas ji was his Guru Bhai. Parmanand das ji and Surdas ji both take initiation from the same guru i. e. shri vallabhacharya ji. Parmanand's one hymn incorporated in the Guru Granth Sahib .