Yogi Bhajan took yoga practice off the mat. His teachings were not just about asana and pranayama and meditation,  but about human relationships, about being a woman, being a man, how to communicate, how to eat, how to dress, how to take care of your hair… essentially, he taught how to live every aspect of your life in such a way to support the unfolding of your consciousness and true human potential. 

Photo credit: Viveka Pasquier.Kundaliniyoga Institutet  Sweden

Yogi Bhajan
Kundalini Yoga was made for householders. It was not for the upper class. It was developed so that any household can successfully process through life with absolute dignity, divinity, and identity. Yogi Bhajan

Humanology

Yogi Bhajan pointed out that we have developed scientific understanding in many areas of research, yet do not overtly learn and study how to …

Sadhana

Sadhana means discipline. Among yogis, it is used to mean daily practice. Yogi Bhajan emphasised the importance of having a daily practice – it …

Service

The concept of selfless service is at the centre of many spiritual traditions. Selfless service brings the opportunity to connect to something beyond yourself, …

Turbans

You may wonder why turbans are being worn in a Kundalini yoga class. Yogi Bhajan recommended to wear a head cover to protect the …

Yogic Diet

Yogi Bhajan and the teachings of yoga promote a vegetarian diet; usually dairy is included, but not eggs. A diet high in fruits and …

Mantra

Mantra means the creative projection of the mind through sound. The science of mantra is based on the knowledge that sound is a form …

Music

The sound from mantras helps to channel and direct the energy released through practice. Because of this focus on mantra, many musicians and yogis …

Gurudakshina

Yogi Bhajan taught that there must be an energy exchange for receiving yogic teachings. He said this is based on an ancient teaching: empty …