Babaji

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"Babaji" may refer to:

  • Guru Nanak, the universal enlightener and founder of sikhism, often known as "Baba Nanak" or "Babaji"
  • a Muslim, Sufi, Hindu or Sikh ascetic or holy man, including:
    • Gaurakisora dasa Babaji, an influential Vaishnava guru from the Gaudiya tradition
    • Haidakhan Babaji, a teacher who appeared in northern India and taught publicly from 1970–1984
    • Hariakhan Baba, appeared in many places in northern India near the Himalayas between 1861 and 1924
    • Jagannatha dasa Babaji, an acharya from the Gaudiya Vaishnava tradition.
    • Mahavatar Babaji, referred to by Paramahansa Yogananda in his best-selling Autobiography of a Yogi
    • Shivarudra Balayogi, Yogi and Self Realized Master, affectionately known as Babaji.
    • Baba Virsa Singh Ji, founder of the Gobind Sadan community
    • Baba Basant Rai of Hazaribagh, subject of the documentary Babaji, an Indian Love Story
  • An honorific in the Sikh faith, given to elderly or wise men, such as:
  • A song by Supertramp
  • The main character of the book Little Babaji, a reworking of Little Black Sambo
  • Bābājī Faşal is a village, Northwest of Lashkar Gah in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.
  • Babaji (Afghanistan) is a district in the Northeastern part of Gowr Province of Afghanistan.