|Sant Kirpal Singh Ji Maharaj
Sant Kirpal Singh Ji Maharaj (1894-1974)
Hazur Baba Sawan Singh Ji Maharaj gave the task of carrying on his spiritual work to Sant Kirpal Singh Ji Maharaj. Well
versed in the comparative study of religions, Sant Kirpal Singh Ji Maharaj was able to make the teachings easily understood
by people in the West. He presented spirituality as a science.
Traveling to the West three times and touring India extensively, he spread the spiritual teachings well beyond the boundaries
of India. He established Sawan Ashram in Delhi, India, where seekers from around the globe could learn the art of meditation
and spiritual living.
In 1956 in Delhi, he gave the inaugural address to the Ninth General Session of UNESCO. His speech World Peace in the
Atomic Age is a road map for attaining world peace.
His ability to unite people of different religions based on the commonality of all faiths resulted in his unanimous election
as president of four World Fellowship of Religions Conferences, 1957, 1960, 1965, and 1970.
In 1974, Sant Kirpal Singh Ji Maharaj held a conference aimed at uniting people not only at the level of religion, but
at the level of their common unity. In February 1974 he convened the First Human Unity Conference, bringing down the barriers
that separated people and uniting them as one common family.