Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Ji Insan



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Fast Facts
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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Pitaji, Papaji, Mastana Ji, Satnam Ji
Function: 
Guru
Traditions: 
Insan
Main Countries of Activity: 
India
Date of Birth: 
15/8/1967
Place of Birth: 
Sri Gurusarmodia, Sri Ganganagar, Rajasthan, India
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
Yes
Other Related Gurus: 
Sawan Shah Ji Maharaj, Shah Mastana Ji, Shah Satnam Ji

Biography

Sant Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Ji Insan was born on 15 August, 1967 to Sardar Magghar Singh and Mata Naseeb Kaur in the village of Gurusarmodia in Sriganganagar, Rajasthan.

He renounced family life at the age of 23 so that he could dedicate himself to the spiritual life. Since then, he has taken up the task of spreading the spiritual teachings of Shah Satnam Ji to people around the world. e is said to have already shown the path to salvation to many and made them take the vow of staying away from alcohol, non-vegetarianism and adultery.

He built several ashrams for the benefit of the devout in places like Gujarat, Chattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh.

He has started a tradition of adoption where couples with many children give away some of them to the ashram and the ashram in turn gives them to childless couples, thus bringing light into their homes. Hundreds of children have been adopted by childless couples through this tradition.

He has instituted a team of dedicated volunteers who are trained in disaster relief and other humanitarian activities under the banner of Shah Satnam Ji Green ‘S’ Welfare Force. There are already around 26,000 volunteers in this organization. The members of this team have taken the oath that whenever there is a natural calamity, be it in India or in other parts of the world, they would be ready to provide service.

Sources: 
http://derasachasauda.org/

Teachings

PRINCIPLES OF DERA SACHA SAUDA:

1. In Dera Sacha Sauda all religions are equally honoured and welcomed.

2. Dera Sacha Sauda believes in humanity as the greatest religion and is involved in the true service of humanity. The poor, helpless and sick are helped here in every possible manner.

3. In Dera Sacha Sauda no discrimination is made among people on the basis of rich and poor, inferior and superior, etc.

4. Dera Sacha Sauda does not accept any offerings, donations or fees for the meditation that is taught here.

5. Dera Sacha Sauda rejects the false customs, malpractices, superficiality and deceit that happen in the name of religion.

6. The Truth is taught at Dera Sacha Sauda and inspiration given to walk on the path of Truth. Prabhu, Paramatma, Ram, Allah, Waheguru, God is the only Truth and the method of meditating on Him is taught here. One need not change one’s religion or outward appearance in order to practice this meditation.

7. Dera Sacha Sauda is an assembly of pure spirituality and only the method of connecting man with God is taught here.

8. Dera Sacha Sauda does not have any links with politics.

9. The assembly of Dera Sacha Sauda is decorated with the virtues of humility, modesty, simplicity and truthfulness. Only he who adopts these virtues is worthy of praise.

10. Consumption of alcohol and other intoxicants is strictly prohibited in Dera Sacha Sauda.

11. The cardinal rules of Dera Sacha Sauda are to not eat non-vegetarian food, to not consume alcohol, and for men and women to consider persons other than their spouses as either mother, sister or daughter, or father, brother or son.

12. Dera Sacha Sauda strongly opposes customs like the dowry system and other social ills. It discourages the superficial rituals and unreasonable expenditure related to births, deaths and marriages. At the Satsangs conducted by Dera Sacha Sauda, marriages are conducted in the presence of the Sadh-Sangat in a simple manner by exchanging garlands.

13. Dera Sacha Sauda believes in earning one’s livelihood through hard work and rightful means. The celibate volunteers of the Dera work for 15 to 18 hours a day and they practice meditation. It is only by earning one’s bread through rightful means that one gets peace of mind and makes rapid progress in spirituality.

14. Dera Sacha Sauda strictly opposes theft, dishonesty, bribery and corruption. People here are inspired to walk on the path of truth and honesty and serve humanity as this is necessary in today’s age.

15. At the Satsangs conducted by Dera Sacha Sauda separate arrangements are made for men and women to sit, dine and sleep. The arrangements for men are taken care of by men and those for women by women.

Whoever abides by the above sacred rules of Dera Sacha Sauda and meditates on Allah, Ram, Waheguru, God, he/she will be blessed with the happiness of both worlds, he/she will find God, and his/her soul will attain to salvation.

Principles of Jaam-e-Insan

Note: This is not a religious conversion but an affirmation to be true to one’s own religion while recognizing the unity of all religions and the universal religion of Humanity.

1. Use the surname ‘Insan’ instead of Sharma, Verma, Arora, Sandhu, etc.

2. Do not consume alcohol.

3. Do not consume non-vegetarian food.

4. Look at other men and women, depending on their ages, if they are older, as your father or mother, if they are of your own age, as your brother or sister, and if they are younger than you, as your son or daughter.

5. At least one day out of a week or six hours should be spent in selfless service, or 4-5 days in a month.

6. Upon waking up in the morning, touch the feet of your elders and say the Naara and bless the children with love and say the Naara.

7. Inspire people to give up their bad habits and help them receive the Naam/Gurumantra from Guruji, as Guruji has said that this act of putting others on the path to God results in as much spiritual merit as is gained by donating a hundred cows.

8. Do not earn your livelihood through dishonesty, theft, robbery, bribery or corruption. Earn your living through hard work and rightful means.

9. A day should begin with meditation and a prayer to God that you be able to do good deeds, that you be good to all, and that you be able to realize Him.

10. Meditate and pray to God before eating anything so that God gives you spiritual health and freshness.

11. Use a fifteenth of your earnings in selfless service and the welfare of mankind. Donate with your own hands or donate to Shah Satnaam Ji Green S Welfare Force Wing so that the poor and the needy can be helped.

12. If you wish to practice charity, donate blood, impart education, pledge to donate your eyes or your whole body after death, and spend money for the welfare of mankind.

13. It is necessary that you be honest and fair in your worldly dealings.

14. Do not discriminate among people on the basis of caste.

15. Avoid all kinds of intoxicants; include physical exercise in your daily routine; and as much as possible do all your work yourselves.

16. Do not lend money at high interest rates and do not exploit the poor and helpless.

17. Do not use abusive language and always speak politely and courteously.

18. It is necessary that you be truthful in thought, word and deed.

19. Give up gossip, backbiting and jealousy, and inspire people towards God.

20. Adopt humility, modesty and simplicity.

21. Abandon social evils like dowry system, child marriage, foeticide, child labour, etc., and build a healthy society. Note that the wealth given to the bride by her guardians out of their own will is not dowry but the girl’s right.

22. Consider girls and boys as equal and give them equal rights.

23. When you come across someone who is in trouble or has had an accident, do whatever is possible to help.

24. Do not give alms to beggars who are healthy and inspire them to earn their living through hard work.

25. Provide food for the hungry, water for the thirsty, help for the helpless, education for the illiterate, and if possible employment for the unemployed.

26. Do not hurt others’ religious sentiments.

27. You shall not listen to ill-spoken words against your Guru, nor shall you involve yourself in arguments or speak ill of others.

28. Avoiding bad company, always stay in the company of those who talk of God and goodness.

29. Walk on the path of truth with honor, faith and determination.

30. You shall not do injustice to others nor will you bear injustice.

31. The welfare of others is your religion and humanity is your caste.

32. Create a daily routine of meditation and meditate at least for half an hour each in the morning and evening.

33. If possible meditate in the morning for half an hour or an hour between 2 and 4 a.m., have your breakfast after that, earn your living through hard work, spend time with your family, meditate for half an hour or an hour before you sleep, and go to sleep on time.

34. Always wear the pendant so that you remember that we are all one and God is also one.

35. You shall be ready to sacrifice your life to protect the honour of your motherland and your Guru.

36. Practice nonviolence. Neither shall you kill nor shall you torment other living beings.

37. A pregnant woman should read, watch and listen to the scriptures, hymns and spiritual discourses of her religion and to the legends of brave warriors. This will have a very positive effect on the life of the yet-to-be-born child.

38. Listen to or watch the cassettes or CDs of Satsangs or Bhajans while having your food.

39. Avoid obscenity and vulgarity on TV, movies, magazines, etc.

40. Plant trees and saplings and take care of them so that your environment becomes clean.

41. Women who become widows at a young age should be helped to remarry. If you are unable to help them remarry, inform the department at Room No. 50, Dera Sacha Sauda.

42. Stay away from superstitions such as ghosts and spirits, black magic, expenditure on post-death rituals, and fake saints.

43. Be aware and make others aware of social evils and ills.

44. As you grow old you should hand over the responsibility of your family to the next generation and spend your time in devotion to God.

45. If you achieve something, do not become egoistic. If you desire for something, work honestly and diligently for it, meditate, and avoid anxiety.

46. Whenever you are angry, say the Naara, drink some cold water, and meditate for five minutes. As much as possible, stay away from anger.

47. Love all of God’s creations in a selfless manner.

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Locations

This sect is active all over india and its headquarter is in District Sirsa, Haryana.

Shah Satnam Ji Dham, Sirsa, Haryana, India
Type: 
Ashram
Details: 

It is head quarter of 'Dera Sacha Sauda' in District Sirsa, Haryana.

Address: 
Dera Sacha Sauda
Shah Satnam Ji Dham,
Sirsa, Haryana 125055, India
Phone: 
+91-1666-245688, 245738, 245588
Fax: 
+91-1666-245888, 245500
Special Events: 

On the last Sunday of every month, Guru Ji holds Satsangs at the headquarters of Dera Sacha Sauda at Shah Satnam Ji Dham, Sirsa. The sacred Naam is imparted by Guruji himself at these Satsangs.

Daily Schedule & Opening Hours: 

Always Opened to welcome each one

When to Go: 

On the last Sunday of every month, Guru Ji holds Satsangs at the headquarters of Dera Sacha Sauda at Shah Satnam Ji Dham, Sirsa. The sacred Naam is imparted by Guruji himself at these Satsangs.

Etiquette: 
All are welcome at Dera Sacha Sauda and there are no restrictions of any kind. Anyone who wants to personally meet Guru Ji can contact at the numbers given above or get in touch with Room# 49 of Shah Satnam Ji Dham, Dera Sacha Sauda for an appointment.
Registration: 
No Registration Required
Accomodation: 

The True World is there having accomodation facility

Prices and Fees: 
Absolutely Free in every sense