Darshan Singh (Sant Mat)

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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 Sant Rajinder 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 Ruhani Mission / Science of Spirituality, a spiritual organization with international headquarters in Delhi, India and Chicago, Illinois (USA). During his 15 year ministry, he founded Kirpal Ashram in Delhi, and established over 550 centers in forty countries. He presided over the Sixth Conference of the World Fellowship of Religions, the Asian Conference of Religions for Peace, and the Fifteenth International Human Unity Conference, held in Delhi, India., in 1988. In addition, he was acclaimed as India’s greatest mystic poet writing in the Urdu language. Two of his collections of poems, Manzil-e-Noor (Abode of Light) and Matah-e-Noor (Treasure House of Light) won for him two Urdu Academy Awards for poetry.

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.

Darshan Singh died on May 30, 1989 a few days before leaving for a Tour of Conferences in the West for 3 months, already all reserved.[1]

After the death of Darshan his physical son, Rajinder Singh (b. 1946), “succeeded” him.


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