Giani Sant Singh Maskeen (1934-18 February 2005) was born in 1934 at a place called Lak Marwat in District Bannu in present Pakistan. He was honoured by the Sikh community with the rare title of “Panth Rattan” for his services to mankind through the message of Gurbani.
He was honoured by the Sikh community with the rare title of “Panth Rattan” for his services to mankind through the message of Gurbani. Sadly “Panth Rattan” Giani Sant Singh Maskeen passed away on 18th February 2005 at approximately 8.00 AM I.S.T. due to a massive heart attack while attending a marriage function in Etawah in Uttar Pradesh, India.
It is beyond doubt that Giani Sant Singh Maskeen was the most venerated and best known religious scholar among the Sikhs. This was due to the fact that he had an in-depth, broad knowledge of Gurmat and Gurbani, as well as, a deep knowledge and understanding of comparative religions. His excellent art of delivery allowed him to make use of his vast database to make the most difficult relations and concepts to be easily understood.