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Then Shah Mastana Ji expressing a doubt, said, "Only a part of the world population believe in Saints and others pay no attention to them. How will they get salvation of the soul which is gripped in the cycle of births and deaths(Cycle of Transmigration)? ". Later Shah Mastana Ji himself explained, "The soul of any such person who will utter ‘Satnam’ or who will have His ( Shah Satnam Singh Ji’s ) pious darshan will never go to hell". His Holiness, in front of a massive public gathering in Dera Sacha Sauda, openly declared Shah Satnam Singh Ji as his Spiritual successor. For this purpose, Shah Mastana Ji also carried out a mass procession in the streets of Sirsa. His Holiness did all this to let people of Sirsa know that Sardar Sahib Ji of Jalalana was the new spiritual head of Dera Sacha Sauda. Shah Mastana Ji left for his heavenly abode on 18th April, 1963. After taking charge of Dera Sacha Sauda, Shah Satnam Singh Ji built the building of Dera Sacha Sauda, Sirsa on the foundation laid by Shah Mastana Ji.
His Holiness expanded the ashrams built by Shah Mastana Ji and built a new ashram in Barnava near Meerut (Uttar Pradesh). His Holiness wrote more than 20 books and 1500 hymns in different languages. These are very impressive and are written in so simple language that even a 5 year old child can understand them easily. As per the sweet will of Shah Mastana Ji , Shah Satnam Ji started an exemplary system of marriages in the ashram. Under this system, the marriages are held in a very simple manner without any superstitions, customs, extravagant formalities or considerations of dowry. Till today, this practice is going on as such.
Param Pita Shah Satnam Singh Ji had begun to give Naam to the people three years(1963) after the departure of Mastana Ji Maharaj from this world. His Holiness carried out this assigned task with utmost dedication for almost a period of 27 years(1963-1990). His Holiness showered unforgettable blessings and love upon his followers. The devotees will always remain indebted to him for his love and kindness. His Holiness held spiritual discourses(Satsangs) in 2250 villages and many cities of Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. His Holiness initiated 11,08429 souls on the path of God-realization in a period of 27 years and 4 months. His Holiness made lakhs of people realize the presence of God by teaching them the method of Meditation.The inspiration provided by the teachings of His Holiness enabled lakhs of people to give up non-vegetarian food, liquor and illicit relationships.
In the year 1989, Param Pita Shah Satnam Singh Ji expressed his desire to pass all his rights to the deserving successor. In this regard, for one year and two months, His Holiness held regular meetings and consultations with his disciples so that no doubts regarding the validity of successor should arise afterwards. His Holiness said " We don’t want any confusion or infringement to arise regarding the successor as has been happening earlier. Therefore, we will appoint our successor in such a magnificent way which noone has ever been able to do and nor anyone will ever be able to do in future". On 23rd September,1990, in a formal ceremony in Dera Sacha Sauda, His Holiness, in the presence of large number of devotees, appointed and declared Sant Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Ji as his successor. Param Pita Shah Satnam Singh Ji, while addressing the devotees, said, "The divine blessings have been showered upon Sant Gurmeet Ram Raheem Singh Ji are as per the order of Mastana Ji Maharaj. It was the will of the Lord and so it has happened. We have appointed Sant Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Ji as our successor". Also, Param Pita Shah Satnam Singh Ji issued an order which is as follows:
Any person who will love Sant Ji (Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Ji Maharaj), will mean that he loves us (Param Pita Shah Satnam Singh Ji). Anyone who will obey him, obeys us. A person who trusts him, trusts us. If anybody has ill feeling for him, it means he has the same for us.