Sant Kirpal Singh’s life of selfless service was a shining inspiration for others to follow.
In keeping with His motto "Be good – do good – be one", he exemplified that being human means not only living for yourself, but serving others. His life not only inspired His disciples, it is also an example for future generations.
In this section you will find a selection of pictures demonstrating the life and work of Sant Kirpal Singh – His early years, the time of discipleship at the feet of His Master Baba Sawan Singh and the main activities during His tenure from 1948 till 1974 including His three world tours.
Those who do wish to awaken are told by the Masters, "Develop love for God; be conscious." We say we can see only the world; living in its society, enjoying every minute – we are too involved and become identified with it. How can we love God unless we see Him? For that we are advised to "Take the Satguru's teaching."
Sant Kirpal Singh
On 2 January, Sant Kirpal Singh returned to Delhi after completing His third world tour.
He was presented on 7 February, with the Abhinandan Patra at Vigyan Bhavan honouring Him on behalf of religious, social and political leaders of India.
The National Integration Day was celebrated at Manav Kendra on 2 April, and the hospital, home for the aged, school and farm were completed.
In the month of October, Sant Kirpal Singh's last Punjab tour started where He laid the foundation stone of the eye clinic in Nag Kalan. During the Punjab Tour, on 24 October, Sant Kirpal Singh commissioned the future Manav Kendra (Kirpal Sagar) at Nawanshar.
Once I had a private talk with Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru for about fifty minutes. He listened to all that I said with much attention, and after that in all his talks he would say that only on the ground of spirituality can all men sit together, for the masses, for the social leaders, political and religious leaders, this is the only cure.
Sant Kirpal Singh
Sant Kirpal Singh received many invitations from religious, political and civic leaders to visit cities and towns throughout India. Prime Minister Nehru invited him for a conversation about his Second World Tour.
In 1965 the Third Conference of World Religions, was held; Sant Kirpal Singh re-elected as president of the WFR.
On 6 February, 1970, the project 'Manav Kendra', in Dehra Dun was inaugurated. In the same year the fourth Conference of World Religions under Sant Kirpal Singh’s presidentship, was held.
Time in India 1964-72