Sri Satguru Jagjit Singh Ji Maharaj
89
th Parkash Divaas – 29 October 2009


The foundations of the Sikh religion were propagated by Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji five centuries ago. Sri Satguru Jagjit Singh Ji is the present Guru of this glorious tradition. He is spreading the message of service, meditation to His holy Name, and universal welfare. He has kept alive and made improvements to the visions of Satguru Ram Singh Ji.

Sri Satguru Jagjit Singh Ji was born to mother Bhupinder Kaur and father Satguru Pratap Singh Ji at Sri Bhaini Sahib on 8th Maghar 1977 Bikrmi Kattak Sudi Ikadshi (November 22, 1920 AD) in the early hours of the day at 4’o clock. He got his early education of learning the Gurmukhi alphabets from his father, Satguru Pratap Singh Ji, who used to teach him by writing on a wooden takhti.( board). He started learning classical music right from when he was just four years old, from Ustad Harnam Singh Ji of Chawinda. He had his primary and high education from the Gurmat Vidyala, Sri Bhaini Sahib where Punjabi , Hindi, English and Sanskrit languages were being taught. There was arrangement for teaching horticulture and workmanship at the school itself where the learners were taught correct recitation and reading of gurbani, classical music, gurbani kirtan, knowledge of pingal as well. this Vidyala was like the Ashrams of ancient saints where guru’s children used to learn like other learners. They mixed up with their companions and played kabbadi, khiddo-kundi,football, gatka and swimming. They took part in horse riding and polo games. They also gained knowledge about the husbandry practices and health care of cows, buffaloes, horses. In those days, he was respectfully referred to as ‘Beant Ji’.

As time matured he enthusiastically took part in religious, social and political activities as per orders of his revered father. People paid him respect by referring him as " Wadday Baba Ji". The elder Baba Ji played a major role in the purchase of area for Sri Jeewan Nagar and developing it for rehabilitation.

Sri Satguru Pratap Singh Ji left for his heavenly abode in the night between 5 and 6 Bhadron of 2016 Vikrmi ( 1959 AD) and Satguru Jagjit Singh Singh Ji was bestowed as the next guru of sikhs.

Achievements:

It would be impossible to list all the achievements attained by Satguru Jagjit Singh Ji.

The programs for the promotion of Sikh way of life & culture have always been the forefront of satguru ji's teachings. The single most important instruction He gives to all sikhs is to take part in the sadh sangat and do naam-simran.

Along with uncountable achievements Satguru Jagjit Singh Ji has :

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