Radha Soami philosphy is based on the teachings of varoious saints and gurus of all the religions.There is no diffrence of cast,creed or religion in any means,The Santmat includes all religions.The followers need to follow the right path of Ruhaniat as told by the great living master.
Radha Soami Satsang Beas has main center in Dera Baba Jaimal Singh near river Beas in Amritsar district.The present Guru of RSSB is Baba Gurinder Singh Dhillon who was appointed by Maharaj Charan Singh in 1991.
The Radha soami Satsang Beas is non-profitable charitable organisation and an autonomous body which has no political links with any party or with other contemporary movements which use the name Radha Soami.The RSSB has its Centers all across the globe in 90 Countries.
The Radha Soami Satsang Beas has large number of followers from all parts of the world.The followers should follow the path of Santmat as told by the living master. the should restrained themselves from alcholic substances and non vegeterian food.They should live a simple life by doing the Surat shabad Yog.
Sant Shiv Dyal Singh Ji Maharaj was the first leader of this community.And at present Babaji Gurinder Singh Ji is officially appointed as a great leader of Radha Soami Beas. The great teachings of these Radha Soami saints help in inner development of a person. They teach us lesson of Ruhaniat, Surat Shabd Yog,Sewa etc.
Listening to Satsang and doing Sewa is mandatory for all the followers. Followers are requested to reach Satsang Pandal 30 minutes before the start of satsang so that they can relish the Shabads chanted in the Pandal. Sewa and Satsang are mandatory to create the environment for every Satsangi for doing the real sewa that is "Simran". Sewa done by keeping your own desires away is the real Sewa.
We should make our habbit to do daily Simran. The teachings of these saints are known as Santmat. There are various centres in all over the world which are running under this community and we call them as Satsang Ghar. These are the places where we seeks the truth. Your inner soul will say you not to do any bad deeds in your life and always to remember your God. Those who obey the teachings of Radha Soami community are really very lucky people.
The followers of Santmat are blessed with Holy Namdaan by the master.After getting the Namdaan the followers becomes the Zigyasu. The followers of RSSB is called Sangat.
Kate sauda kar gaye is pansari di hatt
Pura kise na toleya jo tole so ghat
Guru Nanak pura toleya,jehde gaye dui jahani khatt."
"Radha soami naam, jo gaave soi tare,
Kal kalesh sab naash, Sukh paave sab dukh hare,
Aisa Naam apaar, koi baid na janai,
Jo jaane so paar, bahuri na jag mei janmai."
" Radha Soami gaay kar, janam sufhal kar le,
Yehi naam nij naam hai, Mann apne dhar le,
Baithak soami adhbuti, radha nirakh nihar,
Aur na koi lakh sake, sobha agam apaar,
Gupt roop jaha dhariya, radhasoami naam,
Bina meher nahi paavai, jaha koi bisram".
The Satsang and Sewa are the Necessities Of the Santmat.The followers should involve themselves in sewa of the Sangat.They should do Sewa of "Mann,Dhan and tan"(by means of mind,money and body) The Zigyasu should attend the satsang regularly that held normaly on Selected sundays of the year at the Dera Baba jaimal Singh,Beas(Amritsar).The Sangat should follow all the rules of Santmat.They need to do Surat shabad yog for 2:30 hours a day for sure.The Surat Shabad yog is considered as the strongest pillar and atmost necessity of Santamat.
The Radha Soami Satsang Beas has its Satsang centers in various towns of india and abroad.The satsang is held in these centers normally two days a week.As the Saints said "Satsang teko janiye jithe eko naam bakhaniye"(Satsang is a place where we admire only one god and not about stories of kings and other people).The attending of Satsang is mandatory for the Zigyasu,By listning to the words of Saints in the Satsang the Jigyasu can concentrate on its Surat shabad Yog well.
The Surat Shabad yog is realization of God from innerself.It does not consist of any rites, rituals,ceremonies, dogmas, priesthood, or church or temple worship.The Radha Soami Satsang Beas doesnt teach its followers to give away there age old traditions,but they say that the followers can carry on there traditions but they should do the Surat Shabad Yog 1/10th duration of a single day that is about 2:30 hours of a total 24 hours of a day.
The Teaching of Santmat is to do Simran of almighty God While living at home,they dont say that Followers should leave their houses and go to forests,religious places or Himalayas to do the bhakti,Zigyasu should do the Simran and Surat Shabad Yog while living with their families at their Home.
At Radha Soami Satsang Beas we are told about the real meaning of our precious life and make us aware about the truth which we should accept. Human is searching for the Great power - God at different places in the world like Temples, Mosques, Gurudwaras and all. But the reality is we cannot find this Great power anywhere in the world. He does not reside in mountains, forests etc. The God lives inside every creature. All the creatures in this world are the creations of this great Master.
Human is one of the wonderful creations of this God. He has put himself inside every living being. But the human is searching for God outside i.e. in the whole world. If we want to meet our soul with this great power, we need to look inside us. The God lives inside everyone whether he is a good or bad in his deeds. If we want to meet our soul with God, then we should keep ourselves away from the greed like getting more and more money and other various things rather than this we should spend our time in Sewa and Simran with pure heart.
Everyone wants that the place where God resides should be clean and pure. But human is eating all the worst things like meat, alcohol etc. inside his body. We can see that human has made this place worst for God to there.
In Satsang at Radha Soami Beas Baba ji teaches us that we should utilize time in our daily life and utilize in doing Simran. He gives an example: Suppose a student has done hard work to prepare for his exam. He has attended all his lectures. But if he could not take his final exam, then he cannot crack his exam. So we should do right things on right time.
There are three qualities which can help us to recognize the Satguru:
- He will never take a single penny from his sangat.
- He himself will be doing simran and and ask the sangat to do the same.
- He has made his living from right means by doing hard labor to fulfill the needs of his family and will ask the sangat to follow the same path i.e. the path of honest earning