Anandmurti Gurumaa’s real name is Gurpreet Kaur Grover. She was born on 8th April 1966 at Amritsar in Punjab, India. Gurpreet is the second of four siblings: one son and three daughters of an affluent family that originally migrated from Gujranwala, Pakistan on Partition (in 1947). Gurpreet’s father set up a lucrative transport business in India.
Gurpreet’s Inclination towards Spiritualism
From her childhood, Gurumaa showed a special fondness towards the spiritualism. Once missionary came to her school to deliver a discourse on moral science. Gurumaa stood up and asked the missionary about the God and had they experienced almighty’s presence. She further asked that whether they were sharing their personal experience or just shared what they had read in the book. The missionary had not answered her questions but gone straight to the Principal. Gurumaa’s parents were called to the Principal's office where the missionary requested them that let them train their child with exceptional abilities to spread the message of Christ. She also started writing poetry at an early age. In school life only he had started in her own way to deliver a spiritual discourse. After school was over, she rushed to a place where she would deliver her spiritual discourse. People from walks of life were drawn to her and made every endeavor be a part of that Amrit The term ‘Amrit’ is used for the water or nectar of immortality. The word was used in Rigveda for the nectar which is drunk by Gods to gain immortality. It was one of the outcomes of samudra manthan. There was a curse on gods by Durvasa because of which they started becoming mortal and then they needed this drink for immortality. Later on the water which is given as prasadam to devotees in the temples is also called Amrit as it is believed to be blessed by Gods. It is the holy water which is sweet-tasting. It is consumed in the name of the God.
Varsha. She was more interested in spirituality than in other subjects. She attended discourses given by different religious preachers till she met Sant Delaware Singh, who accepted her as his disciple and gave her new name, Anand Murti Guruma.