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Idea Viruses

This idea has been very effective in insulating Yogi Bhajan and his reputation to this day, especially with some of his remaining diehard followers. 

New Report Documents Damage done to 3HO Children at the Cult’s Schools in India

“First and foremost, whether placed with other families, in ashrams, or in schools, children lacked the security and comfort of their parents from early ages and for long periods. Comfort and caring from other sources, with a few temporary exceptions, was also lacking. Interviewees felt they had no one to turn to for comfort or…

Yogi Bhajan’s Lectures

He would, within the same lecture, praise his students as the saviours of mankind and then without missing a beat, berate them as ingrates, worms, dogs. His lectures were often populated with profanity, things you don’t expect from a ‘spiritual teacher’.

Yogi Bhajan’s Mini-Me

Yogi Bhajan died in 2004, but the techniques he used to create the cult of 3HO are alive and well and being used by Kundalini Yoga teachers to build their own little cults. Guru Jagat was an example. She passed away at a young age in 2021, but was well on her way to building…

Is this all ‘Enlightenment’ is?

“we can no longer draw a line and say this is where the self ends and this is where the rest of the world begins, so the brain concludes, it has to conclude, that at this moment you are one with everything.”

The Yoga Hustler

This two-part podcast focuses on the grifter/Kundalini Yoga teacher Katie Griggs/Guru Jagat, but in the introduction, there is a decent summary of Yogi Bhajan’s abuses and scams.

Did Yogi Bhajan put himself above the Sikh Gurus?

Is there any doubt on the messaging here? YB’s photo is centered and double the size of Guru Nanak and Guru Ram Das. This was not an accident. Yogi Bhajan’s self-aggrandizement is well known, this is an historical, visual documentation of that fact.

Kundalini Yoga Cult Organization to Rebrand?

For years, it has been a controversial name. The “Siri Singh Sahib Corporation” or SSSC for short, is the title of the 3HO Kundalini Yoga group’s governing body. The name of the corporation comes from the cult leader Yogi Bhajan. The now deceased guru chose the grandiose title “the Siri Singh Sahib” for himself while…

India Times article on Yogi Bhajan

He liked gems, and amassed a maharaja-worthy collection of jewellery, a fleet of luxury cars (he was partial to Rolls-Royce and Mercedes), a 20-plus-acre ranch in New Mexico, and an additional 120 acres nearby in the high desert. When he was at his Los Angeles headquarters, he liked to shop in Beverly Hills and dine…

Documentary on 3HO/Kundalini Yoga Cult Exposes Abuse by Yogi Bhajan

The first of a number of documentaries about the 3HO Kundalini Yoga cult are starting to appear online and on video streaming services. Yogi Bhajan preaches family values and healthy living through Kundalini yoga, but abuse allegations tear a rift through families and across generations inside his spiritual empire. YouTube US Only. True Believers: The…

Speaking of Yogi Bhajan

Guru Fatha Singh’s – Speaking of Yogi Bhajan Video Series Recently the moderator posted a link on the Facebook Group: Beyond the Cage, to a video series on YouTube, by one of the stand-out 3HO ‘double-downers’, Guru Fatha Singh of Toronto. He was involved in promoting the “The Thompson Report”, which was paid for by…

Book Review: The Inner Circle

Bhajan repeatedly declaring that there was ‘No Karma on the telephone’, allowed low-morality 3HO members to engage in fraudulent business practices.

How Bhajan enforced conformism in 3HO yoga students

Activity Pedagogy How does a teacher encourage good behavior and conformism from their students? The answer often involves integrating some kind of physical activity or sport into their teaching. Absorbed in jumping on the spot or running around, and tired as a result, children are less likely to argue or make trouble. Recognizing this phenomenon,…

3HO’s Thought-Terminating Clichés

Source: Wikipedia Entry A thought-terminating cliché (also known as a semantic stop-sign, a thought-stopper, bumper sticker logic, or cliché thinking) is a form of loaded language, commonly used to quell cognitive dissonance. Depending on context in which a phrase (or cliché) is used, it may actually be valid and not qualify as thought-terminating; it does qualify as such when its application intends to dismiss…

The ‘mumbo-jumbo sermons’ of Yogi Bhajan

Quotes from Sikhism and Tantric Yoga by Trilochan Singh This book published way back in the day called YB out for all his bullshit. Several fragments of the introduction letter to the readers by a historian named Dr. Trilochan Singh (Sikhism and Tantric Yoga, 1977) “Yogi Bhajan is a Sikh by birth, a Mafia Tantric…

How was Yogi Bhajan different than all the others Eastern Gurus?

Here is a question for you: When you hear about physical and sexual abuses from other Indian guru’s such as  Iyengar Yoga – BKS Iyengar, (Iyengar Yoga) ‘Beat Kick Slap’ Iyengar – violent with students Bikram Yoga – Bikram Choudhury, (Bikram Yoga) – Bikram’s Abuse – Netflix has a whole video on this guy.Ashtanga Yoga -…

Bhajan’s Mini Me(s)

Yogi Bhajan’s style has been taken up by a number of his students. Bhajan’s famous ‘fake it til you make it’ advice has been followed by a number of 3HO yoga teachers. Conspirituality Podcast – GuruJagat’s Pandemic BrainwashConspirituality Podcast – GuruJagat Cultjacks Kundalini YogaWrong at Rama – an Instagram feed tracking the RA MA Institute,…

Spotting a Fake Guru

Blog post from Wake Up World According to Paul Lenda from Wake Up World, there are 9 ways of spotting a fake guru.The spiritual world is filled with charismatic frauds, so it’s important to be discerning.These 9 rules are not definite by nature but should be used as a rough way to quickly assess the…

New Mexico’s disgrace – Yogi Bhajan Memorial Highway

Bhajan lived full time in New Mexico for more than a decade before he died at his home of heart failure in 2004 at the age of 75. After his death, State government flags were flown at half-staff for two days and a stretch of N.M. 106 that ran in front of his hacienda was…

The Future of Yoga

Quote from William J. Broad’s book. Epilogue Run the clock forward a century or two. What is yoga like? It seems to me that, based on current trends, two very different outcomes are possible. Both revolve around science, otherwise known as the pursuit of systematized truth. In one scenario, the fog has thickened competing groups…