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.
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
The Master remained with the disciple wherever he may be. Death and distance are immaterial in the relationship of the Master and the disciple. He is always by his side, here and hereafter..
Sant Kirpal Singh
Sant Kirpal Singh was busy until His last breath in attending to His disciples and in working for unity, in spite of His health condition. Before His physical departure on 21 August 1974,
12 April, Kumbha Mela, Hardwar; formed the National Unity Conference; Presided over a meeting in which leaders of half a million sadhus sat together for the first time.
26 - 27 July, Rashtriya Sant Samagam (National Convocation of Saints) organized by Sant Kirpal Singh in Delhi.
1 August, addressed members of the Indian Parliament as first spiritual leader to be honoured with this invitation.
15 August, Sant Kirpal Singhs held His last public talk in Hindi (on Indian Independence Day).
17 August, gave His last English talk at Sawan Ashram.
20 August, admission in Willington Hospital, Delhi.
21 August, Sant Kirpal Singh left His physical body.
Sant Kirpal Singh finished all affairs which were still pending. Where He had given a promise, He wrote letters to cancel. He also told that he would not be able to make a fourth World Tour. One task he left to be completed– the future Manav Kendra he had commissioned to be built at the place of his farm. Since that time the project Kirpal Sagar has been developed there.
Forever with Him