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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.… Continue reading Did Yogi Bhajan put himself above the Sikh Gurus?

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 at La Scala! Such was the life of India-born Harbhajan Singh Puri alias Yogi Bhajan.… Continue reading India Times article on Yogi Bhajan

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

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… Continue reading Speaking of Yogi Bhajan

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,… Continue reading How Bhajan enforced conformism in 3HO yoga students

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… Continue reading 3HO’s Thought-Terminating Clichés

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

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 Brainwash Conspirituality Podcast – GuruJagat Cultjacks Kundalini Yoga Wrong at Rama – an Instagram feed tracking the RA… Continue reading Bhajan’s Mini Me(s)

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… Continue reading Spotting a Fake Guru

How Yogi Bhajan’s Homophobia impacted the cult of 3HO

For more details of the abusive treatment of gay people in 3HO by Yogi Bhajan, listen to GuruNischan’s Uncomfortable Conversations Podcast. Episode 4: Meeri Peeri Episode 18: Mani Niall https://www.gurunischan.com/uncomfort… A new web site has launched recently to help make the abuses of Yogi Bhajan and 3HO more accessible. It is called Abuse in Kundalini… Continue reading How Yogi Bhajan’s Homophobia impacted the cult of 3HO

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… Continue reading The Future of Yoga

Book Review: Premka: White Bird in a Golden Cage: My Life with Yogi Bhajan

Kundalini Yoga’s #MeToo Moment? Premka: White Bird in a Golden Cage: My Life with Yogi Bhajanby Pamela Saharah Dyson Paperback: 204 pages Publisher: Eyes Wide Publishing (January 8, 2020) Language: English ISBN-10: 0578621886 ISBN-13: 978-0578621883 My BiasLet me state up front, I am a biased reviewer of this book, having spent many years in 3HO… Continue reading Book Review: Premka: White Bird in a Golden Cage: My Life with Yogi Bhajan