March 19, 2005 |

Categories: Yogi Bhajan Quotes

Los Angeles, California, 1970

Teaching remember us the main purpose in building the community. *This image by Soorya Kaur (staff member of Yogi Bhajan) and quote by Yogi Bhajan were shared on pages 28-29 of her book,   YogiJi – The Light of Our Souls, written in 2005.


“Time needs teachers and I must push out teachers as fast as possible, any way possible, every where possible, so there may be one line of communication of brotherhood and love.  We call it healthy, happy, holy family.  We want to create a family of love, a family of togetherness, a family of people who have found how to sacrifice.” ~Yogi Bhajan, 1971

Soorya Kaur about her Book

I wish to thank God for many, many blessings, but in particular, for my good friend Neesha Singh.  I could never have done this book without her editing and writing skills, and innate sense for photography.  We forged a partnership that made this book a reality in an extremely short period of time.

While I was working on the idea of this book, my pictures (I always attempted to make him smile for me) opened a floodgate of the intimate memories that I share here with you.  If I may humbly say this, I don’t think of this as “my book”. Because Guru Ram Das and Yogiji saw me through it, and it took on a life of its own.

It is difficult to decide whether Guru Ram Das adopted Yogiji or Yogiji adopted Guru Ram Das.  Every morning he performed Seva (selfless service) washing the floors of the Golden Temple in Amritsar, India. Yogiji heard Guru Ram Das’ Bani (prayers).  During this period, he was enlightened by a miraculous spiritually elevating experience. He and his bond with Guru Ram Das was sealed forever.  Guru Ram Das became his and our patron Guru.  We learn to call upon him to take our pain, to sort out our problems, to be there for us, to produce a miracle when needed, and he always delivered.

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