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Radhasoamis (also called Satsangis) are members of a modern religious movement, the Radhasoami Satsang (“Radhasoami Fellowship of Truth/True Fellowship”), which was founded in Agra in 1861 by Swami Shiv Dayal Singh, and which flourishes in the Punjab, Agra, and elsewhere in India. The founder advocated a form of spiritual practice, suratśabadyoga (the union of the …

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Mark Juergensmeyer, “Radhasoami”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Sikhism Online, Edited by: Knut A. Jacobsen, Gurinder Mann Singh, Kristina Myrvold, Eleanor Nesbitt. Consulted online on 16 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-2118_BESO_COM_031689>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20170712

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