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For three years, 2002, 2003 & 2004 I participated, taught and was resident Life Coach at the Khalsa Women’s Training Camps at Ghost Ranch in New Mexico. The setting against the magnificent cliffs and rock formations, under a sky that never failed, day or night, to entrance the spirit–well, it was a place that always […]

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Well, it’s that time of year again. My youngest daughter, Sat Amrit, is off to India for her last year at Miri Piri Academy. Those who know me well, know that my 5 family members pretty much live in 5 different places. My eldest SKK in North Carolina, AK in Venice Beach, SAK finishing up […]

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Over the years of being in the presence of Yogi Bhajan I have seen his amazing facility with language and emotion to reflect the consciousness of whomever he is teaching at that moment. I remember being the object of his intense "fire" energy many years ago when my marriage was going through a difficult period […]

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This poem was written a good 25 years after giving birth. We have only one child so the memory of this time is very strongly embedded in my heart and mind. Birthing a baby and going on the yatra to Hemkunt Sahib in India, were the two most diffcult times in my life in terms […]

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This poem was written November 16, 2004, on the occasion of the fortieth day after the passing of the Siri Singh Sahib Yogi Bhajan. ******** Getting It Right You came to me in a dream…or was it? Facile flashes of Words Combinations and permutations producing atomic structures of infinite beauty and grace. Placing wings on […]

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I wrote this poem in June 2005, after a visit with Sat Dharam Kaur, who was spending her final days at home with her family. A few days later she passed away. We will probably have more writings on Sat Dharam Kaur and other beloved souls who have touched our lives and gone. Oxygen wheezes […]

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Eyes sparkling, wells of wisdom, rich and deep, black as Kali loving as Krishna compassion with no boundary Each movement subtly rustles folds of undulant silken rainbow draping her slight brown body Like a perfectly ripe apricot skin sweet and luscious, soft and divine. Goddess in the kitchen making ginger paranthas for the yogi. Their […]

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I thought I’d share my version of the three exercises that Siri Ved Kaur wrote about. It’s always interesting to see what pops up out of these prompts. I highly recommend you try it for yourself or with a group of friends. You don’t have to be “writers,” you just have to put pen to […]

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