Life's Little Gems

Time Bomb Lesson of Vietnam

Sat Nam Dear Family,

The Vietnam war has been an enigma in the consciousness of America ever since it began. Watching the Ken Burns series on PBS has brought up many issues again. What was it all about? What did it mean? Was there any redeeming value to it? What have we learned? These are just some of the questions which haunt many Americans to this day. They are good questions, they are fair questions, and they are questions which must be asked to give any resolution, redemption, and closure to this war.

I was...


Seva Sadhana

Sat Nam Dear Family,

Happy Guru Ram Das Dev jis birthday!! Yesterday, was the day! Here at Guru Ram Das Ashram in Espanola we came together for 11 evenings to pray, chant, and share food all in the love of Guru Ram Das. He is the Lord of Miracles and so we set out intentions and came before him to ask his blessings. The glorious photo is of our beautiful Gurdwara as it glowed this morning during our Amrit Vela chanting, decorated with such love and affection by Tera Kaur and her team, to exalt...


Seva Sadhana

Sat Nam Dear Family,

Happy Guru Ram Das Dev jigs birthday!! Yesterday, was the day! Here at Guru Ram Das Ashram in Espanola, we came together for 11 evenings to pray, chant and share food together, all in the love of Guru Ram Das. He is the Lord of Miracles and so we set out intentions and came before him to ask his blessings. The glorious photo is of our beautiful Gurdwara as it glowed this morning during our Amrit Vela chanting, decorated with such love and affection by Tera Kaur and her team, to...


Diatribe from the Sahib Scribe

Sat Nam Dear Family,

In gratitude that I have been blessed with a unique view of the Siri Singh Sahib, Yogi Bhajan, I take this as a command to be his scribe. Why not? Both of us were old fashioned, so why shouldn’t he have a scribe like in the old days? And, why shouldn’t that scribe be me? I was well trained and positioned for the job.

And, I can tell you this, it’s an unbelievable experience, It’s a great challenge, that I know. Without true devotion, misunderstanding can lead to unfavorable consequences. It’s...


A Personal Note from Hari Jiwan Singh Khalsa

Sat Nam Dear Family,

Todays letter is personal. I have something I’d like to share with any of you who may so be interested.

Let me share with you what a great teacher the Siri Singh Sahib, Yogi Bhajan was. His beauty is best appreciated when the subtle experience of his teachings is recognized. Please, let me give you an example.

We, his students, have been given much more than many are aware of. Thursday evening we began our 11 day chant in devotion to Guru Ram Das. The second night of this...