Guest Speaker: Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj
April 12, 2003
"Meditation and the Near-Death Experience"
"\"If we can realize ourselves as soul, and bring the soul to a point in
the body known as the seat of the soul, it will come in contact with the
stream of Divine Light and Sound.\"
H.H. Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj, head of Sawan Kirpal Ruhani
Mission/Science of Spirituality, is internationally recognized for his
work toward inner and outer peace through spirituality.
He travels throughout the world, conducting meditation seminars, giving
talks on inner enlightenment, and sharing his message through radio and
television with millions of people. He has written several books and
numerous articles about spirituality in which he frequently uses the
near-death experience as an example of what one can achieve through
meditation. They have been translated into many languages. Two of his
books, *Inner and Outer Peace Through Meditation,* and *Empowering Your
Soul through Meditation* were published by Element Books. They will be
available through HarperCollins in the near future.
Actively committed to human unity and harmony, Sant Rajinder Singh Ji
Maharaj has been honored by religious leaders and heads of state
worldwide. He sponsors and participates in interfaith activities in
America, Europe, and India, where hundreds of thousands come together to
focus on spirituality, human unity, and religious fellowship.
Recognizing the transcendent oneness at the heart of all religions, he
emphasizes prayer and meditation as the true building blocks for
He spoke at the 1993 Parliament of the World\'s Religions in Chicago,
and, in 1994, at the World Conference on Religion and Peace in Italy. He
was president of the Seventh World Religions Conference, held in 1994 in
Delhi, India, where he was host to the first international, interfaith
spiritual dialogue on the connection between prayer, meditation, and
nonviolence. In 1995 in New York, he participated in programs honoring
the 50th Anniversary of the United Nations, during which he led
thousands of people in meditation. He was president of the 16th
International Human Unity Conference, held in India in September 1996
and attended by over 100,000 people representing 36 countries.
Born in India, H.H. Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj received his
spiritual education from two of India\'s spiritual giants: H.H. Sant
Kirpal Singh Ji Maharaj and H.H. Sant Darshan Singh Ji Maharaj. He took
his M.S. degree in engineering in the United States and had a
distinguished 20-year career in science and communications.
Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj presents spirituality clearly and
directly. Advocating a balance between inner and outer life, he
encourages people to fulfill their responsibilities to family and
society while pursuing a spiritual life of inner contemplation and
personal development. Dedicated to helping humanity, he says, \"It is
only when each individual has achieved inner peace that we will see
lasting outer peace in the world.\" For more information, please go to
the website of Science of
Spirituality: [ *www.sos.org*]