Yogic Technology

Poke Provoke Confront Elevate – Kundalini Yoga in Action

Poke Provoke Confront Elevate – Kundalini Yoga in Action

Yogi Bhajan would frequently talk about his particular style as a spiritual teacher.  He commonly expressed that the relationship between the student and the teacher was like that of a stone and a chisel where, when the pressure was applied, the sparks would fly.  As one who had the privilege…

Total Knowledge of God – Sochai Soch Na Hova-ee

Total Knowledge of God – Sochai Soch Na Hova-ee

Total Knowledge of God – Sochai Soch Na Hova-ee By Dev Suroop K. Khalsa (Originally published as ‘Shabd Guru’ in Aquarian Times, Fall 2003) For nearly 30 years, Yogi Bhajan has invited women from all over the world to join together each summer in New Mexico and develop their inner…

The Karma Completer

The Karma Completer

The Karma Completer By Dev Suroop Kaur Khalsa (Originally written for Aquarian Times — Fall 2004) Of all of the spiritual vernacular in use today, ‘karma’ is the word that we probably hear most often. Karma is explained scientifically by Newton’s Third Law of Motion:  “Every action has a reaction,…

Mool Mantra – Change Your Fate to Destiny

Mool Mantra – Change Your Fate to Destiny

Mool Mantra – Change Your Fate to Destiny By Dev Suroop K. Khalsa (Originally published in Aquarian Times — Summer 2003) It is safe to say that each one of us is experiencing the pressures and stresses of the time. We are faced not only with today’s turbulent political and…

Monkey Mind – Man Jeetai Jag Jeet

Monkey Mind – Man Jeetai Jag Jeet

Monkey Mind – Man Jeetai Jag Jeet By Dev Suroop Kaur Khalsa (Originally published in part in Aquarian Times, Summer 2004) One summer evening, I went to a captivating one-woman show called I Worry.  During the first act of the play, the actress expounded upon the nagging confusions of our…

Japji – The Song of the Soul

Japji – The Song of the Soul

Japji – The Song of the Soul By Dev Suroop K. Khalsa (Originally published in Aquarian Times, Spring 2004 and Sikh Review, Fall 2004) Jap means to repeat, and Ji means soul.  The repetition of Japji gives you a consistent projection and allows you to access your own infinite source…

Ego Eradicator — Aakhan Jor

Ego Eradicator — Aakhan Jor

Ego Eradicator By Dev Suroop Kaur Khalsa (Originally written for Aquarian Times – Summer 2005) Human beings are blessed to be social animals.  Most of us thrive on a state of emotional connectedness with others and enjoy the simple and satisfying companionship of good friends and family.   Yet, as much…

Shabd Guru – Jaloose

Shabd Guru – Jaloose

Shabd Guru – Jaloose (Originally published as ‘Shabd Guru’ in Aquarian Times, Spring 2003) By Dev Suroop Kaur Khalsa It’s a beautiful, crisp November morning in northern New Mexico.  We’re gathered under the cottonwood trees waiting to carry the Siri Guru Granth Sahib—our Shabd Guru (sacred scriptures revered as the…

Naad Yoga & Chanting – The Power of Sound

Naad Yoga & Chanting – The Power of Sound

Naad Yoga & Chanting – The Power of Sound Dev Suroop Kaur Written October 2002 Everything that is a part of creation is vibrating at some frequency. While a rock vibrates at a slower frequency than a sound current, it is vibrating nonetheless. Any time that we think, speak, chant…

Prosperity and the Value of Giving

Prosperity and the Value of Giving

Written for 3HO Germany newsletter — translated into German (see later post for German translation) Prosperity and the Value of Giving–Yogi Bhajan’s Teachings In Action At the very beginning of my time as a student of Yogi Bhajan’s, I remember being stretched and challenged–as well as intrigued–by his concept of…