A GREAT MASTER
Baba Gurbachan Singh was born on December 10, 1930 in Peshawar, nowin Pakistan. He received boundless love and affection from his parents. BabaAvtar Singh and Jagat Mata Budhwanti as also from the True Master, BabaButa Singh, then residing with the family.Right from his infancy, the child Gurbachan manifested rare and remarkablequalities. These qualities comprised sensitiveness to human sorrow andsuffering, sympathy for the afflicted, avoidance of all disputes and discordsand malice as also appreciation of fine traits in others. All this could well becorroborated by numerous instances of his childhood. On return fromschool, when he received from his usual pocket money, he would persuadehim to oblige his companions as well. Thus, his mind was free from thesense of duality and discrimination. While messing together, his friendswould quickly grab all dainty dishes, leaving this simple child rather hungryat times. On inquiry by the mother, he would, however, never complain butsimply smile. His generous disposition would not permit him to malignanyone. Unlike the common run of boys, he would never make any demand.On the contrary, he enjoyed sharing things with others.
Gurbachan was a shining student. After doing his Middle from Peshawar, he‘matriculated’ from the Khalsa School, Rawalpindi, He could not pursue hisstudies further, because of the turmoil following the Partition of India. He,However, acquired rich and rare experience of practical life by his wisdomand intelligence. Like savants and great men, he would think more and speak less.
During the turbulent days preceding the Partition, everybody wished to berelieved of his pressing parental responsibilities speedily. Accordingly, onApril 22, 1947, Bhai Manna Singh solemnized the marriage of his daughter,Kulwant Kaur, with Gurbachan Singh at a simple ceremony. Kulwant kaurwho subsequently became popular as Nirankari Rajmata, marched shoulderto shoulder with her husband. she proved to be an ideal wife and lifemate.Surely, the couple had been united by the Almighty for the well being of humanity.