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Yoga at the Ashram Mission & Vision

Mission

The Baba Siri Chand Yoga & Retreat Center (Yoga At the Ashram) provides a sacred space to deepen our connection to Source and Community through the teachings of Kundalini Yoga and Meditation as taught by Yogi Bhajan while honoring all unique journeys.

Vision

The Baba Siri Chand Yoga & Retreat Center unfolds it’s mission by holding true to a vision that includes the following key aspects.

1) Providing affordable yoga and meditation via ongoing daily classes.

2) Providing innovative educational practices & programs, including world-class trainings, courses, workshops, and healing modalities, supported with Ayurvedic inspired and sustaining nutrition.

3) Facilitating short term stay in the spiritually uplifting environment of the yoga center’s host, Guru Ram Das Ashram.

4) Expanding engagement and commitment to environmentally sustainable practices.

5) Expanding innovative applications such as scientific study of yogic technology, and the therapeutic aspects of yoga and meditation.

6) Good neighbor, ecumenical practices in service to humanity, both local and global.

7) Ongoing evaluation and growth into the excellence of this mission.

Values

Codes

40 Years of Meditative Mind

The unbroken practice of yoga and meditation at the ashram for nearly 50 years has created a palpable energy of peace and radiance.  This is a unique setting in which to grow into self-discovery.  The growth in personal caliber from sustained practice creates opportunities for greater service, humility, and compassion.

A Legacy of Transforming Lives

“You have to understand the purpose of life, the purpose of life is to do something which will live forever” – Yogi Bhajan. Yogi Bhajan is the person who gave authentic Kundalini Yoga to the modern world, breaking the centuries-old code which had kept the practice secret and elite.    When he came to the United States in 1969, he stated ” I have come to create teachers, not to gather disciples”.   Over the decades that followed, thousands of teachers and students formed 3HO, the international organization which supports the practice and teachings of Kundalini Yoga. Yogi Bhajan was born Harbhajan Singh Puri in 1929, in India.  He became a yoga student of his teacher, Master Sant Hazara Singh, at the age of 7.  He was pronounced a master of Kundalini Yoga at the age of 16. Yogi Bhajan is primarily a spiritual teacher with a global constituency.  Although he has left his physical body, his teachings and organizations live on. Yogi Bhajan knew that times were changing and that new tools would be needed at this time in history.  We are fortunate to have Kundalini Yoga to shape us, challenge us, and transform us- as radiant beings, with love for all.