Swami Yogiraj Nanak Chand, Mahant Gaddi Baba Sant Maluk Das, Kara is well known in North India for his profound and stimulating discourses and books and articles on spiritual, psychological and philosophical subjects. He took a holistic view of spirituality and life and enjoined that one cannot be separated from the other. He was born on 8th Oct 1927 in the village of Vilanda in Fatehpur District of Uttar Pradesh, India. He left home at the age of 21 in search of God, wandering in many holy cities of India and meeting priests, saints and seers who could show him the path. He had his first realization when he visited Kara, near Allahabad, to pay his homage at the shrine of Baba Sant Maluk Das.