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In pictures: 15 insights into the life of Nirankari mission head Baba Hardev Singh

In pictures: 15 insights into the life of Nirankari mission head Baba Hardev Singh

India TV News Desk [Updated: 18 May 2016, 1:11 PM IST]
  • New Delhi Spiritual guru and the current leader of Sant Nirankari Mission, Hardev Singh passed away on May 13 in a road accident in Canada. He was 62.
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    New Delhi Spiritual guru and the current leader of Sant Nirankari Mission, Hardev Singh passed away on May 13 in a road accident in Canada. He was 62.

  • Baba Hardev singh was born to Gurbachan Singh and Kulwant Kaur on February 23, 1954 in Delhi.
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    Baba Hardev singh was born to Gurbachan Singh and Kulwant Kaur on February 23, 1954 in Delhi.

  • Baba Hardev Singh did his elementary education at home and learnt Hindi, English, and Maths all very quickly and later joined the Rosary Public school in Delhi.
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    Baba Hardev Singh did his elementary education at home and learnt Hindi, English, and Maths all very quickly and later joined the Rosary Public school in Delhi.

  • After completing schooling he studied at the Delhi University.
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    After completing schooling he studied at the Delhi University.

  • He had joined the Nirankari Sewa Dal as its primary member in 1971.
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    He had joined the Nirankari Sewa Dal as its primary member in 1971.

  • In 1975 he married to Savinder Kaur during the annual Nirankari Sant Samagam in Delhi.
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    In 1975 he married to Savinder Kaur during the annual Nirankari Sant Samagam in Delhi.

  • After the assassination of his father, who was also then head of the Sant Nirankari Mission in 1980, he succeeded as the ‘Satguru’ of the organization.
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    After the assassination of his father, who was also then head of the Sant Nirankari Mission in 1980, he succeeded as the ‘Satguru’ of the organization.

  • Sant Nirankari Mission was established in 1929, by Baba Buta Singh who previously belong to the Nirankari sect.
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    Sant Nirankari Mission was established in 1929, by Baba Buta Singh who previously belong to the Nirankari sect.

  • The Mission shifted its base to Delhi from West Punjab, after the Partition in 1947.
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    The Mission shifted its base to Delhi from West Punjab, after the Partition in 1947.

  • He was greatly interested in photography as he observed the world and people around him.
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    He was greatly interested in photography as he observed the world and people around him.

  • He also went to the remotest areas and encouraged one and all to keep the flag of love, peace and human unity flying.
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    He also went to the remotest areas and encouraged one and all to keep the flag of love, peace and human unity flying.

  • He undertook extensive tours within the country and abroad he knew Nirankaris all over India and elsewhere in the world needed to be pacified and consoled.
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    He undertook extensive tours within the country and abroad he knew Nirankaris all over India and elsewhere in the world needed to be pacified and consoled.

  • Sant Nirankari Mission was established in 1929, by Baba Buta Singh who previously belong to the Nirankari sect. He was succeeded by Baba Avtar Singh, the mission flourished after it shifted base to Delhi from West Punjab, after partition of India in 1947.
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    Sant Nirankari Mission was established in 1929, by Baba Buta Singh who previously belong to the Nirankari sect. He was succeeded by Baba Avtar Singh, the mission flourished after it shifted base to Delhi from West Punjab, after partition of India in 1947.

  • By 2009, the organization had over 100 branches in 27 countries.
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    By 2009, the organization had over 100 branches in 27 countries.

  • The Sant Nirankari Mission is neither a new religion nor a sect of an existing religion, but an all-embracing spiritual movement dedicated to human welfare.
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    The Sant Nirankari Mission is neither a new religion nor a sect of an existing religion, but an all-embracing spiritual movement dedicated to human welfare.

  • Baba Hardev Singh Ji has paid special attention to the youth abroad who need more care and understanding of the Indian values.
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    Baba Hardev Singh Ji has paid special attention to the youth abroad who need more care and understanding of the Indian values.

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