Sant Singh Maskeen ji

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Name: Sant Singh Maskeen ji

Sant Singh Maskeenji was a great Sikh Theologian and scholar

 

  • Giani Sant Singh Maskeen (1934 – 18 February 2005) was a Sikh scholar and theologian known for his expertise of Gurmat and Gurbani.
  • Maskeen was born in 1934 at Lakki Marwat (now in Pakistan) to father Kartar Singh and mother Ram Kaur.
  • His family migrated to India and settled in Alwar (Rajasthan) but he could not continue with his studies.
  • He authored more than a dozen books. Some of his famous books includes Guru Chintan, Ras Dhara, Amrit Manthan, Ratnagar and Shabad Guru.
  • He established a meditation centre at his home town of Alwar where a samagam (function) is held every year on the eve of Hola Mahalla which is attended by many scholars, preachers, Dhadi Jathas, Kavishars and learned people of Sikh community.
  • He started the Vishav Sikh Preacher Organization. This works under Akal Takhat.
  • He was given the title of Panth Ratan for his services to mankind through the message of Gurbani.
  • He was also given Bhai Gurdas Gold posthumous award, worth rupees one lack and, posthumously, the Gurmat Vidya Martand award by Shromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee.

Profession/Designation great Sikh Theologian and scholar
Location Punjab
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