Yogi Bhajan and his Mission
Yogi Bhajan was born in Northern India in 1929 to a family of healers and community leaders.
He left a successful career with the Indian government in 1968 and immigrated to America.
Through his teachings and tireless efforts, Yogi Bhajan has provided millions of people with
life transforming experience, newfound clarity, and personal vitality. He authored more than 30 books.
Yogi Bhajan was honored through a unanimous United States Congressional Resolution
recognizing and honoring his life’s work following his passing in 2004. This honor has been bestowed on other spiritual leaders such as Mother Teresa, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Pope John Paul II.
Yogi Bhajan focused on the celebration of the natural dignity, divinity and grace of the soul within each of us. He gave particular attention to women by honoring them in their role as mothers, givers, and teachers. He emphasized serving humanity and building community and taught the application of yogic sciences for stress management, treatment of addictions, youth programs and alternative methods of healing. He also taught devotion to God and the dedication to community through service that are the hallmarks of Sikh Dharma.
He left a legacy of teachings to enable practitioners to develop personal growth and inner strength, so they can confront life’s challenges with clarity and confidence. He left behind a priceless way of life that can be experienced and enjoyed by everybody.