Radhasoami Guru Agam Prasad Mathur Passes Away In Agra, Cremation Tomorrow
Agra, January 25 (TNA) Guru of Radhasoami Faith, Agra and two times Vice Chancellor of Agra University, Prof. Agam Prasad Mathur, known to his disciples as Dadaji Maharaj, passed away on Wednesday in the afternoon at 1:30 pm at his residence Hazuri Bhawan, Agra.
Professor Mathur descended from an illustrious ancestry of renowned saints, spiritualists and socio-cultural reformers. His ancestors founded the Radhasoami Faith of which he was the Leader and Head with a large following in India and abroad.
With his sound knowledge of medieval Bhakti traditions and the method of transcendental yoga, he was renowned for his work on Radhasoami Faith, the only authentic book based on research about the faith.
Mathur started his academic career from Agra College and rose to become the Vice Chancellor of Agra University for full two terms from 1982-85 and 1988-91. He was a highly renowned and widely acclaimed Scholar, Historian, Researcher and Author.
He published scholarly books and articles covering all socio-cultural aspects and all streams of academics of national and international repute. His writings in prose and verse won him national and international recognition and a large number of highly celebrated honours were conferred upon him.
Mathur was known to provide spiritual solace, love and affection to lakhs of his followers and guide them. His demise has left his followers, students and the academia in deep shock and gloom.