This book analyses the heterogeneous modes of meditation, prayer, initiation, beliefs and practices, codes of conduct, ethics and life-style of the contemporary Sikh Sants, Babas, Gurus and Satgurus in Punjab.
1. Religious Milieu in Contemporary Punjab 2. Udasi, Seva Panthi, Nirmala Mahants, Sants and Babas: Setting Pluralistic Traditions 3. Proliferation of Udasi, Seva Panthi and Nirmala Establishments in the Twentieth Century: Continuity of the Pluralistic Traditions 4. Nirankari, Namdhari, Neeldhari and Nanaksari Sikhs: Adding New Meanings to the Tradition of Sants and Babas 5. Sikh Sants and Babas Moving Towards Khalsa Identity, Panthic Seva and Politics