Prem Rawat

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Prem Rawat
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Name
Prem Rawat Gender: M
Prem Pal Singh Rawat
born on 10 December 1957 at 02:30 (= 02:30 AM )
Place Badrinath, India, 30n44, 79e29
Timezone IST h5e30 (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 17°33' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 20°28 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 19°43'



Biography

East indian spiritual leader, also known as Maharaji and formerly known as Guru Maharaj Ji and Balyogeshwar, teaches a meditation practice he calls Knowledge. At the age of eight, Rawat succeeded his father Hans Ji Maharaj as leader of the Divine Light Mission (Divya Sandesh Parishad) and as the new Satguru (lit. Perfect Master) to millions of Indian followers. He gained further prominence when he traveled to the West at age 13 to spread his message. His claimed ability to impart direct knowledge of God attracted a great deal of interest from young adults but he was ridiculed by the media for his youth and his supposed divine status. By the end of 1973 the DLM was active in 55 countries and tens of thousands of followers had been initiated.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Steinbrecher collection: Ruth dewey quotes his mother to two colleagues

Categories

  • Vocation : Religion : Spiritual Leader/ Guru (Spiritual leader, guru)

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