What would…

…Reform even look like? For 3HO Sikh Dharma Kundalini Yoga, that is. Have you been able to picture it? If so, what does it look like to you? I honestly don’t think they want reform. But for me, making a ‘reform list’ was my way to begin to sort out and understand the full scope …

Correspondence with An-Olive-Branch.org (a long read)

The Siri Singh Sahib Corporation Collaborative Response Team has decided to team up with a religious non-profit organization called An Olive Branch to conduct an independent investigation into the recent allegations of sexual misconduct by its leader Yogi Bhajan. Below is my letter from March 11 2020 to An Olive Branch regarding the issues that …

It is not our responsibility to make them see. IT IS THEIR FAILURE TO LOOK.

This post is for my fellow SGA’s. To the 1st generation: I see you, but I’m not here to talk to you right now. SGA’s: if you are having conflicting emotions, it’s okay. It’s okay to want to take some aspects of your upbringing, leave others behind, and make the most of who you see …

The Stubborn Persistence of Invalidation and Why it’s So Toxic

“It wasn’t like that for me”“You must be remembering it wrong”“It wasn’t the same for everyone”“I don’t see myself as a victim”“You’re allowing yourself to be a victim”“I’ve moved on. You should too” These are some of the invalidating things that fellow indiakids have said to me regarding our upbringing. Just like the normalizing stuff, …

Miri Piri Academy… Meet your new boss. Same as the old boss.

There are a lot of reasons why I believe things have not changed for the 3HO children at boarding school at Miri Piri Academy in Amritsar, India. There’s one reason why I believe it’s worse: Mandatory Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training in order to graduate. I’ll talk more on that later. Those 3HO kids over there, …