Babaji

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Babaji is an Indian honorific that means "Father", usually with great respect. It may also refer to:

People
  • Babaji, affectionate name for Shivarudra Balayogi (born 1954), yogi and self realized master
  • Babaji, a name for Baba Virsa Singh Ji, founder of the Gobind Sadan Institute
  • Babaji Maharaji or Hariakhan Baba (active 1861–1924), a yogi who taught throughout northern India near the Himalayas
  • Gaurakisora Dasa Babaji (1838–1915), a well-known acharya from the Gaudiya Vaishnava tradition of Hinduism
  • Haidakhan Babaji, a teacher who appeared in northern India and taught publicly from 1970–1984
  • Jagannatha Dasa Babaji (1776–1894), an influential leader in the Gaudiya Vaishnava tradition of Hinduism
  • Mahavatar Babaji, referred to by Paramahansa Yogananda in his best-selling Autobiography of a Yogi
Other uses