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December 18, 2021 |

Wahe Guru Ji Ka Khalsa, Wahe Guru Ji Ki Fateh

Ad Sach Jugad Sach Hai Bay Sach Nanank Hosi Bay Sach

Wahe Guru

Let my mind find confidence,

Let my soul find peace,

Let me fulfill my life’s purpose,

Let me live my life with the attitude of gratitude.

I Love mySelf

I Bless mySelf

I Heal mySelf

I Am mySelf

Wahe Guru

Wahe Guru Ji Ka Khalsa, Wahe Guru Ji Ki Fateh

Read: "Affirmation Yogi Bhajan Gave to One of His Students"

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November 1, 2021 |

The teacher I served was and is so right that he left a teaching so all who come can still serve him. It’s available to all. Study his teachings; practice his way; experience his help. It turns out, he’s the real deal. He can and did deliver what he promised. His way is not only helpful, but beautiful as well. His way is Guru’s way. Stay tuned,

Read: "Yogi Bhajan: The Family That Forgives, Lives!"

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October 19, 2021 |

Yogiji spoke at least a few times about his belief that the Americans (us, we, ME!) who found Sikh Dharma (through Kundalini Yoga) were very likely to be reincarnations of those frightened souls who ran from Guru Gobind Singh’s call for the “head of a brave young one” that first Vaisakhi Day. The song says “many did they run away and many did they hide … ” Those particular words always affected me with shivers down (or up) my spine when we sang them during gurdwara or any 3HO/Sikh Dharma function.

Read: "You Shall Never Leave Me Again"

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October 17, 2021 |

The ‘promises’ held out by all-time honored religions and/or lifestyles are enough to elevate the disgruntled to a less disgruntled state. These ‘promises’ can be defined as follows: If the spiritual aspirant accepts the teacher, the teachings, and/or God as the provider, protector, and grantor of salvation in his or her life, life will gain happiness, relevance, and liberation. The more the spiritual aspirant can be in ‘devotion to’ and ‘trust in’ this concept, the more content life becomes.

Read: "Yogi Bhajan: The Ladder of Truth"

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October 15, 2021 |

“Best thing in your life, if you can ever do it, will be key to your happiness, prosperity and power, is to uplift others just with a smile. Don’t do anything, just with somebody who is very depressed. Put a hand around the neck and say, ‘I am with you.’ Hold somebody’s hand and close your eyes and start meditating. Hug somebody and keep long deep breathing with the person. That little gesture is more divine and powerful than anything else you do on the planet. Give a helping hand. Breathe with a person, because your total life is based on the breath of life.” ~ Yogi Bhajan

Read: "The Most Divine Gesture: Sharing the Power of Prana"

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October 6, 2021 |

Some of my fondest memories growing up were living in the ashram in Denver and going to solstices and/or other community events around the country.  There were many unusual people who came through the ashram in those early days.  My brother and I were generally the only kids around and we had lots of “older brothers and sisters”.  I also vividly remember the impact the music of the day had on me.  When I would come home to the ashram after school and everyone was still at work and I was home by myself, I would blast Singh Kaur’s “Beloved God” and “Ad Guray Nameh”, while looking out the big picture window of the sadhana room.  Bliss! 

Read: "My Story of How I Became a Sikh, Attended NMMI and Got Married"

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September 25, 2021 |

Guru Ram Das was a “Raj Yogi” (Royal Yogi). He designed Harimandir Sahib (Temple of God), the famous Golden Temple in Amritsar, India. Sikhs all over the world consider it the holiest of holy places. Open to people of all religions, colors, and nationalities, tens of thousands of people visit this sacred shrine daily to be inspired and uplifted by the sound current created by the continuous recitation of the  Siri Guru Granth Sahib , the Shabd Guru, and to sip and dip in the healing waters surrounding the Temple

Read: "Yogi Bhajan and Guru Ram Das"

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September 12, 2021 |

Yogiji respected women.  He saw a woman as the mother of creation, and as life’s first teacher.  He created “K.W.T.C” (Khalsa Women’s Training Camp), an experiential platform to know their potential, discover their true identities, establish a sisterhood, and build a support system.  Women came together and created a village of angels.  They set up their tents like little homes under the beautiful blue skies of New Mexico.

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September 1, 2021 |

“You have to develop an intuitive sense of communication so you may not incur karma. . . . Whatever you say, whatever it is, you have the right to speak. But whatever you may say which incurs karma, you shall pay for it. It will catch up with you, maybe now, maybe later. What do you think you are? Intelligent? Yes. You think you are very wise? Yes. You think you are very experienced? Yes. You think you have knowledge? Yes. You have everything? You have nothing! All you have is your word. Everything else is background. Everything else is the background and environments that influence you to speak. Whatever you speak, that’s it!…”

Read: "Your Words Win the World"

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August 22, 2021 |

This mantra has pulled me out of the soup on more than one occasion, including a time when I narrowly escaped a violent mugging. This mantra, as I experience it, has the potential to shift time and space. We never start a journey on a transport vehicle (trains, planes and automobiles!) without first chanting and surrounding ourselves with a dome of protection. You really have to project your aura when you’re on an airplane.

The Mangala Charan mantra is highly regarded by lovers of Kundalini Yoga as one of the gems of protection and courageous personal projection.

Read: "Mantra – Light the Flame of Prayer"

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