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Pilot Baba
BornKapil Singh
15 July 1938 (1938-07-15) (age 80)
Sasaram, Bihar
OccupationSpiritual guru, Writer, Former fighter pilot
NationalityIndian
Notable awardsShaurya Chakra, Vir Chakra, Vishisht Seva Medal
Website
www.pilotbaba.org/home.php

Pilot Baba is an Indian spiritual guru who was previously Wing Commander Kapil Singh, a fighter pilot with the Indian Air Force.[1][citation needed] Pilot Baba has established a number of Ashrams or spiritual centres both in India and abroad.

Early life and career[edit | edit source]

Kapil Singh was commissioned in the Indian Air Force as a fighter pilot in 1957. He participated in the Sino-Indian War of 1952, the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965 and the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 wars, rising to the rank of Wing Commander.[2][3]

Leaving the IAF and transformation[edit | edit source]

During the Sino-Indian War of 1962 Kapil Singh was flying a MiG aircraft in the North-East of India also known as NEFA when his aircraft lost control. Radio contact with his base was also broken and he was believed lost.

According to Pilot Baba, Kapil's spiritual guru, Hari Baba, appeared in his cockpit and guided him to land his fighter aircraft safely.

This event became a turning point in young Kapil's life and ten years later, at the age of 33, he retired from the Air Force to pursue his spiritual life.

Spiritual career[edit | edit source]

Pilot Baba is known for his ability to enter lengthy samadhi, or death-like bodily states, often under the ground.[4][5]

Ashrams[edit | edit source]

Pilot Baba and his followers have set up ashrams (spiritual retreats or meditation centres) in both India and other countries.

Ashrams in India include:[6]

Ashrams in other countries include:

Publications[edit | edit source]

Books written by Pilot Baba include:[9]

  • Kailash Mansarovar
  • Pearls of Wisdom
  • Discover Secrets of The Himalaya
  • Antaryatra' The Inner Journey (2 volumes)
  • Pilgrimage from You to Yourself

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Geeta Pandey (18 January 2007). "The ex-pilot reborn as a guru". BBC News, Allahabad. Retrieved 29 April 2018.
  2. "Mahayogi Pilot Baba Official Website". pilotbaba.org. Retrieved 29 April 2018.
  3. results, search; Sehgal, Ravindra. "Kailash Mansarovar". Retrieved 29 April 2018 – via Amazon.
  4. Amitava Sanyal; "Pilot Baba on his mastery of death", Hindustan Times, 14 January 2007 (retrieved 29 April 2018)
  5. Kunal Verma; "Pilot Baba: From air force wing commander to sanyas", India Today, 15 February 1984. (retrieved 29 April 2018)
  6. Pilot Baba's Ashram, pilotbaba.org
  7. Going Underground with Pilot Baba
  8. Facebook
  9. "Amazon.com: Mahayogi Pilot Baba: Books, Biography, Blog, Audiobooks, Kindle". www.amazon.com. Retrieved 29 April 2018.

External links[edit | edit source]


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