Franklin Albert Jones was the name given to Avatar Adi Da Samraj at birth (on November 3, 1939).
Through research into the root-meanings of the names Franklin, Albert, and Jones, Avatar Adi Das devotees have discovered that even His birth name has Spiritual depththe highly-born Bright Free Man through Whom God is Gracious.
For thirty-three years Avatar Adi Da lived incognito as Franklin Jonesthe child, the college student, the brilliant Yogi, the Radiant, fully-Enlightened Master of His early devotees. Franklin Jones, Avatar Adi Da remarked years later, was a fictional character. His born name was a pseudonym, necessary in its time, for His Emerging Revelation as the Divine Person.
Adi Da Samraj relinquished this name in 1973.
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