A Spiritual Master for Our Times
Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj (20 September, 1946) is the spiritual head of Science of Spirituality (SOS), known in India as Sawan Kirpal Ruhani Mission (SKRM). With over 3200 centers in 50 countries, Science of Spirituality has impacted millions of people worldwide.
Coming from a long lineage of Spiritual Masters, Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj has helped countless people embark on the inner spiritual journey and discover the peace and joy that await us within. He is internationally recognized for his work toward promoting inner and outer peace through spirituality.
Teaching an ancient form of meditation, he conveys spirituality as a science that we can all conduct in the laboratory of our bodies to have a practical experience of the Divine. Through this technique, known as SOS Meditation, the practitioner can have a firsthand experience of the inner Light, affirming that there is something that lies beyond this physical world.
Education and Spiritual Mission
Born in India, he completed his spiritual journey under the guidance of two great Spiritual Masters: Sant Kirpal Singh Ji Maharaj (1894–1974) and Sant Darshan Singh Ji Maharaj (1921–1989).
Sant Rajinder Singh Ji earned his B. Tech Degree in Electrical Engineering from the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras, India, in 1967 and received an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from IIT Chicago, Illinois in 1970, where he was awarded a special IIT Fellowship. He then went on to have a distinguished career in science, computers, and telecommunications. For his accomplishments in the fields of peace and spirituality, he received a Distinguished Leadership Award from IIT Chicago in November 1998.
His training in both disciplines – science and spirituality – has helped him express age-old spiritual teachings in clear, logical language. His spiritual mission began in May 1989 at the direction of his predecessor, Sant Darshan Singh Ji Maharaj. Since then, he has dedicated his life to promoting the many benefits of meditation and assisting countless people embark on the profound, experiential journey of self-discovery to deepen their connection with themselves, God, and their fellow human beings.
By convening global conferences and seminars on meditation, Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj encourages us to integrate meditation into our lives. His spiritual discourses—offered free of charge and open to all—are attended by a diverse audience of people from all walks of life. In his presence, visitors can expect to have their spiritual horizons broadened and experience for themselves the peace that resides within.
World-Renowned Author & Speaker
Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj is a bestselling author whose many books and publications have been translated into fifty-six languages. His introductory books offer a powerful technique for transforming the whole human being—body, mind, and soul—and are a testament to the global relevance of his message.
These notable books include:
- Detox the Mind
- Meditation as Medication for the Soul
- Inner and Outer Peace through Meditation
- Empowering Your Soul through Meditation
Interviewed by multiple media channels including CNN, Sant Rajinder Singh Ji’s talks have been featured regularly on TV stations worldwide. His strong social media presence includes followers from multiple age groups spread across the globe.
Ambassador of Peace and Service to Humanity
Around the world, Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj is known for his visionary leadership in the realm of human unity and integration to bring about inner and outer peace. He emphasizes that building a peaceful world begins with the first foundation stone—ourselves. We must find peace within ourselves before contributing to outer peace.
Over the past three decades, he has convened large global conferences bringing together leaders from all faiths and backgrounds to understand our shared humanity and embrace the commonality of all faiths. These include the International Human Unity Conference held each February and the Global Conference on Mysticism held each September, both in Delhi, India. These conferences draw hundreds of thousands of people from around the world and have been held in Asia, Europe, Africa, and the Americas.
Leading by example, Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj teaches how service to humanity brings meaning to our lives and helps us grow spiritually while making the world a better place. He has inspired and spearheaded countless humanitarian, health, educational, and ecological initiatives around the world. Under his leadership, volunteers at Science of Spirituality centers partner with community organizations to alleviate pain and suffering, and to bring joy to the lives of others.
These activities range from helping victims of natural disasters and conducting vocational training courses to help individuals lift themselves out of poverty, to community-based projects to tackle hunger and chronic disease.
Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj is the inspiration behind Veggie Fest. One of North America’s largest vegetarian food and wellness festivals, this two-day event, which began in 2005, has drawn over 50,000 people annually.
Championing a nonviolent and compassionate life, which makes it easier for us to grow spiritually, Sant Rajinder Singh Ji is the keynote speaker at Veggie Fest, alongside leading doctors and scientists who promote a whole food, plant-based diet.
A Pioneer in Holistic Education
Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj is the Founder and Chairman of Darshan Education Foundation (DEF), which strives to offer students a holistic education through a curriculum focusing on ethical and spiritual development and achieving academic excellence. Under his direction, DEF has established Darshan Academy, a fleet of 23 schools in India and South America that have integrated spirituality into their academic curriculum. Students at Darshan Academies begin their day with meditation and are firmly anchored in the principles of human unity and oneness.
Awards and Honors
Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj’s tireless efforts have been recognized at the state, national and global levels. He has received numerous awards and accolades in the spheres of spirituality, peace, and education. These include Honorary Doctorate Degrees from five prestigious universities.
The YouTube Channel of Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj, offers inspirational videos and talks on various topics of spirituality, meditation, inner peace, and positive living. These videos are in Hindi and English with subtitles.
The website of Science of Spirituality introduces the organization, its core tenets, and its global presence. Visitors can enjoy inspiring quotes and uplifting videos of Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj. They can also register for classes and webinars on meditation and spirituality.
The official Facebook Page of Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj, provides inspiring spiritual content posted daily consisting of spiritual quotes, snippets from Sant Rajinder Singh Ji’s talks, pictures from numerous tours across the world, and much more.
The official Instagram page of Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj, with its daily postings, promises to inspire and encourage individuals seeking spiritual inspiration in their daily lives.