Radha Soami Satsang Beas(RSSB) is a non-profit organization and the philosophy of RSSB is based on the teachings from all of the religions of the world. RSSB is a charitable society and it is independent and does not have any alliance with any other Radha Soami groups or Satsangs other than Dera Beas. It also does not have any affiliation with any political or commercial organizations.
RSSB was founded by Baba Jaimal Singh Ji in 1891 in Punjab, India on the bank of Beas River and gradually spread to other parts of country and then rest of the world. Today RSSB has its presence in more than 100 countries worldwide. Main Dera at Beas,Punjab(India) is known as Dera Baba Jaimal Singh.
Meaning of Radha Soami is ‘Lord of the Soul”, here Radha is Soul and Soami is Lord. RSSB teachings are based on teachings of various saints, gurus and religions of all time. RSSB does not give special treatment to any cast, creed or religion by any means and all are treated equally no matter what their social or professional status is.RSSB focuses mainly on inner development under the guidance of spiritual teacher. The present master of RSSB is Baba Gurinder Singh Dhillon who was nominated by Previous Master Maharaj Charan Singh in 1991.
RSSB has attracted a fairly large number of followers from all parts of the world due to their simplicity and teachings which are very well explained. There are no rituals, hierarchies or compulsory contributions nor are there mandatory gatherings. Followers are also not asked to give up their cultural identity or religious preference to follow this path. Members should follow the path of Santmat as taught by the Living Master. They should also not consume any alcoholic substances and non-vegetarian food. Member should also live a very simple life by doing Surat Shabad Yoga.