The headquarters of the Mandal (organization) of
the Sant Nirankari Mission in India is in the capital city of Delhi.
What is Nirankari Mission?
Sant Nirankari Mission, founded in India by Baba Buta Singhji, is a
spiritual movement, devoted to the welfare of the mankind. As per this
mission, the aim of life is the 'Realization of Fatherhood of God
through the living Satguru'. As this aim is achieved, universal
brotherhood, peace and unity automatically follow. As man has progressed
in the filed of science, the spirituality in him has constantly
Sant Nirankari Mission of India aims at making people understand that
spirituality can be attained through a revelation of God in the present
life. It lays emphasis on the concept of 'One God for All'. Sant
Nirankari Mission also has an organizational outfit, named Sant
Nirankari Mandal, with its headquarters in Delhi. It was set up to
promote the concept of One Formless God (Nirankar), peace, non-violence
and universal brotherhood worldwide.
The Beliefs of Sant Nirankari Mission
Sant Nirankari Mission of India is based on the following beliefs
- Each and every human being is a child of the God.
- God can be realized in the present life.
- The Satguru confers the divine vision.
- There is only one God and He is Nirankar (formless)
The Five Principles of Nirankari Mission
- Each and every human being is the creation of the same God. A
person should understand this fact and feel one with his fellow
beings. The religion of a person should never become a reason for
- Realization of God does not require renunciation of the world and
the worldly duties. A person should never escape his
responsibilities towards his family and the society, in the pursuit
- The divine knowledge bestowed by your Guru must not be divulged
to anyone, without his permission. At the same time, Enlightenment
should never lead to pride.
- The way a person lives, i.e., his dressing style, diet, etc,
should never be a basis for looking down upon him.
- Whatever possessions a human being has, belong to God. He is only
a trustee of those possessions and should not feel proud of them.
Baba Buta Singh Ji
Baba Buta Singh Ji founded the Sant Nirankari Mission in India. He was
born in Headwal Village under Kaimalpur (Pakistan), in the year 1873.
Right from his childhood, he was inclined towards God and spirituality.
He received the Brahm Gyan (God Knowledge) from Bhai Sahib Kahan Singh
Ji at the age of forty. For the next fifteen years, he assimilated the
knowledge he had received, comparing it with the knowledge of Gurbani.
Thereafter, started his journey as a teacher to the other mortals.
A Unique Form of Greeting
The followers of Sant Nirankari Mission have a very unique way of
greeting each other. Whenever they greet each other, they touch the
other person's feet, bow and say 'Dhan Nirankar', meaning 'God is
Great'. This is way of showing love and respect towards the other person
and acknowledging the fact that God resides within him/her.