SANT DARSHAN SINGH JI MAHARAJ
period of life : 1921 - 1989 | place of birth : INDIA
parents : Sant Kirpal Singh Ji | nationality : Indian
occupation : mystic Poet in Urdu, founder of Sawan Kirpal Ruhani Mission / Science of Spirituality
teacher/guru : Sant Kirpal Singh | education : Punjab University (Lahore)
websites : www.darshanacademy.org
“ We must continue our efforts despite the obstacles. Peace is always the by-product of love. ”
“ Open the heart. Let it become flooded with love and compassion, then right understanding will come. ”
“ we should lead our lives as the lotus flower lives in the water and is yet unaffected by water. ”
BOOKS BY THE MASTER
" Spiritual Awakening " ... " Streams of nectar " ... " The Wonders of Inner Space Mystic Talks " ... " The Secret of Secrets " ... " Love at Every step My Concept of Beauty " ... " The Cry of The Soul Mystic Poetry " ... " Love Has Only A Beggining " ... " Love s Last Madness : Poems on Spiritual Path "
Darshan Singh (1921–1989) was the founder and head of Sawan Kirpal Ruhani Mission / Science of Spirituality from 1974 until his passing in 1989. The spiritual successor to Sant Kirpal Singh, Sant Darshan Singh was also widely recognized as India’s leading mystic poet writing in the Urdu language. Upon his passing on May 30, 1989, he was succeeded by SantRajinder Singh Ji Maharaj. Born in India on September 14, 1921, Sant Darshan Singh was the son of Sant Kirpal Singh Ji. In 1926, at age of 5, Sant Darshan Singh was initiated into the path of Sant Mat or Surat Shabd Yoga by Hazur Baba Sawan Singh Ji Maharaj of Beas. For the next 22 years, Sant Darshan Singh served the mission of Hazur, and continued through the ministry of Sant Kirpal Singh’s mission from 1948-1974. Darshan Singh was educated at the Government College, Punjab University (Lahore). He went on of India and went on to have a 37-year career, retiring in 1979 as Deputy Secretary of the Finance Ministry. In 1974, before his passing, Sant Kirpal Singh appointed Darshan Singh as his spiritual successor.
Darshan Singh was a Master of Surat Shabd Yoga (Sant Mat) and the founder of Sawan Kirpal Ruahni Mission / Science of Spirituality, a spiritual organization with international headquarters in Delhi, India and Chicago, Illinois (USA).
In 1986, Darshan Singh was invited to the United Nations to confer on the subject of inner and outer peace. A renowned mystic poet, Sant Darshan Singh Ji Maharaj received four Urdu Academy Awards for his collections of poetry.
His English publications include: The Wonders of Inner Space, Spiritual Awakening, The Secret of Secrets: Spiritual Talks, and A Tear and a Star. He also published hundreds of articles and poems on spiritual topics in various periodicals. His writings have been translated into fifty languages.
During Sant Darshan Singh’s four world tours, he was presented with the keys to many cities and was honored by the Columbian parliament with its Medal of Congress and by the Congress of the United States with citations of merit.
Upon his passing in 1989, Sant Darshan Singh chose his son Rajinder Singh as his spiritual successor.