Sach Khoj Academy – Academy for Discovering the Truth
ਗੁਰ ਕੀ ਸੇਵਾ ਸਬਦੁ ਵੀਚਾਰੁ ॥
“Dwelling upon spiritual wisdom [and enabling others to do so] is genuine altruistic service.” AG, M. 1, 233
Dharam Singh Nihang Singh was born in Panjab in India in 1936 and comes from the Nihang tradition, which is committed to preserving the spiritual wisdom of religion. Nihang Singh is the founder of the Sach Khoj Academy (Academy for Discovering the Truth), which is dedicated to the pursuit of timeless truth based on universal spiritual wisdom – Gurmat | Gurbani. He conducts holistic, critical exegesis, and addresses in depth the nature of spirituality, religion and evolution, as well as existential issues, such as what is good development and how global challenges including terror, corruption and environmental destruction can be overcome. Following the traditional way, Nihang Singh passes on his wisdom free of charge. He has broadcast thousands of hours of lectures on YouTube and published numerous articles and several books.
In February 2015, Nihang Singh was the first speaker of the dialogue series “Religion matters – Rethinking the challenges of tomorrow”. In this series organised by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), distinguished individuals are invited to exchange views on values, religion and sustainable development. Nihang Singh is the author of Vakh vakh vishean te gurmat anusar vichar, Gurmat Prakash, Dharam Prachar Committee, Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee Amritsar, 2001-2003 as well as Naad Ved Bhichar (Japu Viakhia), 1996.