Yogi Bhajan

Yogi Bhajan AKA Siri Singh Sahib Harbhajan Singh Khalsa Yogiji AKA “great, noble lion” aka Harbhajan Singh Puri aka “China wall” in soccer aka the Mahan Tantric (Master of White Tantric Yoga), 1971;

India (near the Himalayas) 1929 - 200

introduced “Kundalini yoga” to the West; fled Soviet psychic experiments at Tashkent, India for Canada; Don't WORSHIP God, EXPERIENCE God; Raj Yoga, in that it was living a full life with an inner devotion; vegetarianism; anti-gay in the 60's, but evolved into a more tolerant position; the Science of Humanology;

Connections

Teachers

Khalil Gibran; Sufi mystic Rumi; Omar Khayyam; Padmasambhava; Bhai Fateh Singh, grandfather; Dhirendra Brahmachari; Mahatma Gandhi; Guru Nanak of the Sikh; Bhai Gurdas; Patanjali; Sant Baba Attar Singh; Sant Baba Nand Singh; Bhai Randhir Singh; the Order of Khalsa Sikhs; Sant Fateh Singh ; Sant Chanan Singh ; Baba Kharak Singh; Sant Harchand Singh; Sant Jarnail Singh;

Students

Father Yod AKA YaHoWha; Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh; Johnny Rivers, musician and sponsor for Green Card; The 5th Dimension band; Baltej Singh Dhillon; Sant Harchand Singh Longowal; Gurcharan Singh Tohra, President of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee; Mahinder Singh Giani, Secretary of the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee; Sardar Hukam Singh, President of the Sri Guru Singh Sabha Shatabdhi Committee (and former Speaker of the Indian Parliament and Governor of Rajasthan); Surjit Singh Barnala, General Secretary of the Shiromani Akali Dal; Dharma Singh Khalsa, M.D; Kulbir Singh Puri, youngest son; Gurmukh, yoga teacher;

Friends

Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru; his daughter, Prime Minister Indira Gandhi; Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale; Swami Satchidananda; Stephen Gaskin of The Farm in Tennessee; Bill Quan-roshi, , Zen Buddhist ; Pope Paul VI ; Pope John Paul II; Bill Richardson, New Mexico governor (2003–2011), U.S. Energy Secretary (1998–2001), U.S. ambassador to the United Nations (1997–98), and member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1983–1997); Sir James George, Canadian High Commissioner in New Delhi; President Mikhail Gorbachev of Russia; Swami Satchidanda ; Swami Vishnudevananda;

Enemies

Colleen Hoskins, former student;

Similar

Arthur Avalon AKA Sir John Woodroffe;

Organizations

3HO (Healthy, Happy, Holy Organization) Foundation ;founder of Sikh Dharma sect; Vishwayatan Ashram in New Delhi, India; International Kundalini Yoga Teachers Association; “Ram Das Puri” ashram in the Hopi Jemez Mountains; Grace of God Movement for the Women of America; the Yogi Tea Company ; Miri Piri Academy; “ KRI” (Kundalini Research Institute);

Author

Communication: Liberation or Condemnation; The Teachings of Yogi Bhajan, 1977; Furmaan Khalsa: Poems to Live By, 1987; The Master's Touch, 1997; The Mind: Its Projections and Multiple Facets with Gurucharan Singh Khalsa, 1997; The Aquarian Teacher , 2003; The Game of Love, A Book of Consciousness: The Poems and Art of Yogi Bhajan, 2007; Man to Man: A Journal of Discovery for the Conscious Man, 2008; I am a Woman: Book and Yoga Manual, 2009

Quotes

“If you can't see God in all, you can't see God at all”;

Resources

 

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