Meet Our Speakers
Bibiji Inderjit Kaur Khalsa, PhD, holds the distinguished position of Bhai Sahiba or Chief Religious Minister of Sikh Dharma, and she was the wife of Siri Singh Sahib Bhai Sahib Harbhajan Singh Khalsa Yogiji for 52 years. To Sikhs around the globe, she is a revered “mother” and honored as an ambassador of good will and a harbinger of interfaith dialogue among religious leaders.
In 2006 she was named the New Mexico Ambassador of Peace by Senator Shannon Robinson. New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson appointed Bibiji as his Representative to India in 2007.
In 2005, Bibiji received the honorific ‘Panth Rattan,’ from Singh Sahib Iqbal Singh of Takhat Sri Patna Sahib. In Sikhism, we honor those people with title of Panth Rattan meaning “The Jewel of the Nation,” for outstanding service given to the Sikh panth. It is a title seldom granted, and then only after serious consideration. In November of 2004, Bibiji was recognized by the Akal Takhat as the Bhai Sahiba of Sikh Dharma of the Western Hemisphere, a position she has held in the West since 1975.
In May of 2004, Bibiji was presented with the Kashi Humanitarian Award by the Kashi Ashram in Florida, and in April she was appointed to the Akal Takhat Religious Advisory Counsel in India, a prestigious body of 21 Sikhs selected from among esteemed ministers, teachers, and counselors throughout the world, credentialed and recognized in their fields. The Akal Takhat Advisory Council was created to conduct studies and make recommendations to the Akal Takhat on critical issues facing Sikhs in the world today.
The Bhai Sahiba is responsible to advise Sikh Dharma on religious matters and promote good relations with the global community.
Bibiji has served as the head of the 3HO delegation to the Non-governmental Organizations (NGO) body of the United Nations. She is the Founder and Program Director of Create Inner Peace, a program to manage critical incident stress for first responders, utilizing yoga and meditation technology. She is also a Level 3 certified Kundalini Yoga teacher.
Bibiji has authored a number of books on Sikh educational principals that are used throughout the world, including Living Reality, a question and answer book for Sikh youth, and the Siri Guru Granth Sahib Darshan, an intricate and esoteric description of the rags (musical scales), poetry, and architectural design of the Siri Guru Granth Sahib, the sacred body of Sikh scripture, hymns, and holy verse. she is also the author of the newly published Mantra book, Create Inner Peace, Taste of India Volume 1&2, Stories to Win the World, Psyche of the Soul, Psyche of the Golden Shield) and co-author of Victory and Virtue. Bibiji is sought as a public speaker, lecturer and teacher at many seminars worldwide.
Lesya – Jagtaran Kaur (Ukraine)
My name is Lesya Stoyanova (Jagtaran Kaur). I’m from Kyiv, Ukraine. I have studied and taught Kundalini yoga for more than 10 years and I’m a healer in the Sat Nam Rasayan tradition.
I’m grateful for the deep and powerful Kundalini Yoga techniques, which help me to keep up and deal with tragic situation in my country.
I’m so happy to be part of Summer Solstice Event and I’m inviting you to my class “From the pain to the joy”. Let’s make peace, love and prosperity in the world!
Gurubachan Singh (US)
Gurubachan Singh had the rare opportunity of serving the Siri Singh Sahib, Yogi Bhajan for many years by traveling with him, cooking for him, hosting him daily in his home and in many more capacities.
For many years, Gurubachan Singh and his wife had a jewelry business which sourced beautiful jewels from around the globe and then created unique artistic jewelry designs. The designed many gorgeous jewelry pieces for the Siri Singh Sahib Ji
With the blessing of his teacher, Gurubachan Singh spent nearly 20 years traveling to South America and China sharing the blessing of Guru Ram Das on his “Lord of Miracles” Tours.
Today Gurubachan Singh continues his global travels on behalf of his “Breathe Global” organization, which he created to provide selfless service in honor of Guru Ram Das, to inspire, uplift and bless humanity. The simple meditation and breathing techniques he shares help to invigorate your body and quiet your mind, so you can discover and experience your joy and vitality.
Over the years, Gurubachan Singh has served as a volunteer on the SDEI Board (which oversees Miri Piri Academy in Amritsar, India) and the Board of Directors for Akal Security.
Gurubachan Singh has a passion for feeding and hosting everyone he meets! In recent years, Gurubachan Singh and his wife opened a very successful restaurant and catering company, “Mata G Vegetarian Kitchen” in New Mexico.
Livtar Singh (US)
Livtar Singh has been a student of Yogi Bhajan and part of 3HO since 1969. He studied and traveled with Yogi Bhajan for many years. He has written many songs over these past decades which have inspired thousands in our global community. His feels his greatest honor is that he was the channel to create “Song of the Khalsa”, a song that is sung by Sikhs all over the world.
At this event, Livtar Singh will play the song he wrote in the 1980s “When the Killing Ends”.
Guru Shabad Singh (US)
Guru Shabad Singh Khalsa is a pioneer of Kundalini Yoga music. He first began to study with Yogi Bhajan in the mid-1970s and worked closely with him in life and business. He has many wonderful experiences of how the Master transmitted his knowledge and interacted with his students.
He has inspired thousands with his internationally known chant recordings, many of which focus on the Sikh banis. His tunes are evergreen and are played in Yoga studios around the world.
Classics such as Sa Re Sa Sa or Pavan Pavan were used by Yogi Bhajan, Master of Kundalini Yoga, during various meditations, and are still being played thousandfold during yoga classes today.
In the 1990s, Yogi Bhajan instructed Guru Shabad Singh to compose music to the verses of Jaap Sahib, one of the central Sikh prayers. Hence the popular CD’s ‘Ajai Alai’ and ‘Raj Yoga’ came into being.
Guru Shabad Singh’s musical style derives from his unique and keen sense for beautiful and catchy melodies and their composition on the guitar. With his soft and carrying voice, he blesses his music with a unique quality and atmosphere. On his CDs, Guru Shabad Singh Khalsa is often accompanied by the wonderful background vocals of his former wife Sarab Shakti Kaur, as well as by his son Hargobind Singh (Hargo), who contributes bass, guitar and vocals. Guest musicians regularly are given a place of honor on his CDs.
Guru Shabad Singh Khalsa is also THE Sadhana composer: no other musician has ever composed and released as many nice Sadhana CDs as he has.
Gurutej Singh (Singapore)
Gurutej Singh Khalsa is a yogi, warrior, businessman, poet, healer, and teacher. For 35 years he studied Kundalini Yoga and the teachings of the Sikhs from his teacher Siri Singh Sahib Bhai Sahib Harbhajan Singh Khalsa Yogiji, aka Yogi Bhajan (1929 – 2004). As a trained law enforcement officer, Gurutej was a personal bodyguard and aide to Yogi Bhajan and traveled the world with him.
He is the Founder of Akal Security, Inc., which he grew from a small start-up business in his living room to the largest privately held security services contractor in the United States and largest provider of protective services to the U.S. Government.
Gurutej is a respected and recognized teacher, speaker, healer, and counsellor in his own right and has taught Kundalini Yoga, the science of meditation, and the teachings of the Sikhs all over the world.
In 2001 he published a book of poetry, Children of the Cusp, about his experiences as a student on the spiritual path under the guidance of a great teacher. In 2014 he published his moving and inspiring novel RAJNI, which was awarded the Gold Seal of Literary Excellence. Drawn from myth, legend, and historical events and the first of a trilogy, RAJNI is a deeply moving epic about the powers of love, sacrifice, and the elevation of the soul.
Gurutej Singh lives in Singapore with his wife and son.
Poems and Writings of Gurutej Singh Khalsa
Guru Shabad Singh (Italy)
Guru Shabad S.K. De Santis formerly III dan of Judo and Ju Jitsu, began the practice of Kundalini Yoga in 1976 and was directed by Yogi Bhajan to study Gatka. He formally ended his training and started teaching Gatka after Yogi Bhajan personally called Baba Nihal Singh to Italy to review his competence and preparation.
Guru Shabad founded the International Gatka Academy in 1989, for which he is the current president. He cultivated “Sword Therapy”, at the recommendation of Yogi Bhajan who ordered him to build two swords for this purpose and give them to him.
The swords are in the treasury of the Sikh Dharma in New Mexico. When asked why there were two swords, Yogi Bhajan replied: “… One will be mine and one yours. So, when you move the sword, you will always have me next to you!”
Guru Shabad is also a Kundalini Yoga trainer of level I, II and III of Kundalini Yoga and also trains Gatka teachers at an international level through his method the GGSS ©. He was awarded the “Old Star of Martial Arts” sports award by the Italian National Olympic Committee for introducing Gatka to Italy and teaching Yoga for 40 years.
GATKA GURU SHABAD SYSTEM | Students of Yogi Bhajan
Ambrosio Espinosa (Spain)
Ambrosio is an MD and a Kundalini Yoga Trainer. He is also a Sat Nam Rasayan practitioner and instructor who traveled around South America for many years under under the instruction of Gurudev Singh.
Sat Hari Singh (Germany)
Sat Hari Singh is and has been a devoted student of Yogi Bhajan for decades. He is one of the pioneers of Kundalini Yoga and Sikh Dharma in Germany and Europe and a dedicated spiritual teacher and teacher trainer.
As a member of the first ashram in Hamburg, he began studying Kundalini Yoga in 1980, and in 1986 he published the first German translation of the JapJi Sahib, the morning prayer, which is also the source for many mantras used in Kundalini Yoga.
He has been a main initiator of dharmic projects and enterprises like Yogi Tea Europe, Golden Temple Teahouse, the German Kundalini Yoga Festival and the newly launched Guru Ram Das Aquarian Academy.
Sat Hari Singh is also the author of many books on Kundalini Yoga. His mantra and sacred chant recordings are listened to all over the world.
Mantra-Music and Kundalini Yoga Books by Sat Hari Singh (satnam.de)
Satkirin Kaur (US)
Satkirin Kaur Khalsa teaches about the power of the Sacred sound current of Siri Guru Granth Sahib. As Siri Singh Sahib ji diligently taught her, over 5 decades, she elegantly weaves together the technology of conscious living, the grace and power of Khalsa woman with Kundalini Yoga, and the Naad of Gurbani.
Receiving her training directly from Yogi Bhajan and many masters of Gurbani Kirtan, she was blessed to travel with and learn from our beloved, Bhai Sahiba, Dr. Bibiji Inderjit Kaur, the wife of Yogi Bhajan.
With the support of her husband, Siri Vishnu Singh Khalsa she has produced 22 Gurbani Kirtan Albums heard and sold on Spotify, Pandora and Wechat, landmarks in Kundalini Yoga classes worldwide. Together they have founded “Naad Academy of Gurbani Kirtan” offering International training on Zoom and in person.
As a specialized trainer in the “Aquarian Academy of Kundalini Research Institute”, her classes are vibrant and filled with stories of inspiration for each one of us, gleaned from her International experiences representing our young Khalsa community; teaching and performing throughout India, USA, Europe, and Asia.
Avtar Kaur (Germany)
2022. How are the numbers of the year influencing us individually and collectively?We live a period of great transition where themes such as freedom, justice and truth are shaking our core identity. Time to remain loyal to our true identity, our sat Nam and reinforce our nature of spiritual warriors.
In the battle of life, we can either fight against or fight for, this is also the dance of the sword, or the dance of Shiva who destroys what is not real. This year is an invitation to say NO to any form of polarization, separation and ostracism and invite truth to come in, without fear.
Join Avtar Kaur for this Numerology workshop. The intelligence of the numbers will guide us on this journey to self-realization.
Avtar is a Swiss-French trainer and teacher living in Germany. She has been studying and teaching Kundalini Yoga and Karam Kriya, applied Numerology for the last 24 years in different parts of the world. She also gives consultations based on the date of birth.
Nam Nidhan Kaur (Chile)
Nam Nidhan Kaur Khalsa is the founder of the International Mujer De Luz Foundation (Woman of Light) and a pioneer in combining social intervention with the teachings of Kundalini Yoga, to support government programs for Women’s Development. She has been dedicated to teaching women around the world for nearly 25 years, and in 2014 was recognised by KRI as an outstanding teacher for her service and purity in delivering the teachings.
NARAYAN – Ciencia Humana y Kundalini Yoga | Facebook
The Foundation began in South America and has since reached the USA, Spain, China, UK and Australia. It delivers programs to inspire and empower all women, including social programs for women experiencing abuse or depression, and for women prisoners.
Nam Nidhan Kaur also founded the Narayan International School of Human Science and Kundalini Yoga.
Rai Singh (Chile)
Rai Singh is a writer and blogger. He loves to share his experience of his life practicing Kundalini yoga and following the wisdom of the Siri Guru Granth Sahib. He has a marketing agency with clients around the globe. He lives in Southern Chile near Patagonia with his family.
Comunidad Kundalini Yoga – Website
Comunidad Kundalini Yoga – YouTube
Rupinder Kaur (India)
I am Rupinder kaur, a Gurmukhi teacher born and brought up at Amritsar, the holy city. I feel blessed to be in the service of teaching Gurmukhi and the correct pronunciation of Japji sahib and Kundalini Yoga Mantras to students all over the world. I had the opportunity to teach at Miri Piri Academy in Amritsar for about 12 years to the students from about 19 countries. I teach Level-1 and Level-2 Gurmukhi Basics, in which students practice the alphabet and symbols and eventually learn how to read ‘Japji Sahib and Kundalini Mantras’ in an authentic way, Level-3 Japji Sahib with correct pronunciation and meaning. I enjoy teaching this sacred language. 🙏🏻💕🌺
Jagjit Kaur (Canada)
Jagjit Kaur lives in Vancouver, is happily married with a beautiful four-year-old daughter. She teaches the pronunciation of Kundalini Yoga mantras and their meanings, the history and significance and Guru Bani from Shri Guru Granth Sahib Ji and Shri Dasham Granth ji such as Sri Jaap sahib ji, Asa Di Vaar, Kirtan Sohila and Aarti. In addition, she also teaches Sanskrit, Shrimad Bhagwat Geeta and Yoga Sutras by Patanjali transliteration (meanings and explanation).
Jagjit Kaur provides a program to learn correct pronunciation of Guru Di Bani and is actively participating in various international online events organised by communities across the world. For more details, please contact her via email at email@example.com.