B

hai Jagraj Singh was the head Jathedar (leader) of a non-profit organization known as Everythings 13. His main works include street parchaar (education) and Basics of Sikhi Youtube Channel. This article describes the most prominent quality that Bhai Baljit Singh Ji saw him living until his last breath. Bhai Baljit Singh Ji is one of his closest friends and a Parcharik (educator) with Basics of Sikhi. 


Extremely Generous

Bhai Jagraj Singh was Parupkaaree (generous). Par means others and Upkaar means help. Referring to the following Gurbani quote he is somebody who is beyond birth and death and is here to help others. They're not here for themselves. They're here to create our connection with God. 

 

ਜਨਮ ਮਰਣ ਦੁਹਹੂ ਮਹਿ ਨਾਹੀ ਜਨ ਪਰਉਪਕਾਰੀ ਆਏ ॥

ਜੀਅ ਦਾਨੁ ਦੇ ਭਗਤੀ ਲਾਇਨਿ ਹਰਿ ਸਿਉ ਲੈਨਿ ਮਿਲਾਏ ॥੨॥

Those generous, humble beings are above both birth and death.

They give the gift of the soul, and practice devotional worship; they inspire others to meet the Lord. ||2||


How do I know that he lived like that till his last breath?

The last time I saw him was one week before his death. I had a yearning to stay with him, but it didn't work out. I was suffering from extreme anxiety at that time, to the point where I couldn't sit on a chair for long. I went to see him with a Mahapurakh (saint). He was lying on the bed and I remember him looking at me and saying Veer (brother), I cannot even digest water now. He looked at me in a way to say, you know what that means, I haven’t got long. He didn’t say that bit. I couldn't sit. I stood up and there was Bani (Guru’s words) on the wall. I started to read it and he said sit down. There was a Mahapurakh with us. The Mahapurakh says, Jagraj Singh, what else do you want? Ask for anything, any last wishes? He turned around and said, Baba Ji, I've only got one desire left. He pointed towards me and said, Baba Ji, if he could get better because I just want him to get better. 


This article is a transcribed version of the video


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