Ashes of Siri Singh Sahib Harbhajan Singh Khalsa Yogiji to Kiratpur Sahib in January

Accompanied by over two hundred Western Sikhs, Dr. Bibiji Inderjit Kaur and her family will carry out the final wishes of Siri Singh Sahib Bhai Sahib Harbhajan Singh Khalsa Yogiji to immerse his ashes at Kiratpur Sahib on January 11th at 2:00 pm. Other ceremonies honoring the great Sikh Leader and Missionary will be held in Amritsar and New Delhi that same week.

The Siri Singh Sahib passed away at his home in Espanola, New Mexico, on October 6, 2004. He died of complications due to heart failure. He was 75 years old.

A program at Manji Sahib in the Golden Temple will be held on Saturday, January 15th at 11 am, and a program at Gurdwara Bangala Sahib, New Delhi, will be held on Sunday, January 16th, from 3:00 – 5:00 pm. We invite you to participate in a 31 minute meditation his family, friends and students will be doing worldwide at that time. We will be chanting "Guru Guru Wahe Guru, Guru Ram Das Guru,"simultaneously on Tuesday, January 11th to coincide with the ceremony at Kiratpur. This corresponds to 3:30 AM EST (New York) and 12:30 AM PST (California.) In Espanola, we will start chantng at 1:30 AM, and continue with a Gurdwara until morning sadhana begins. You can check at for the local time in your city.

A deeply devoted Sikh, the Siri Singh Sahib’s inspiration and example motivated thousands to embrace the Sikh way of life. Through his personal efforts, Sikh Dharma was legally incorporated and officially recognized as a religion in the USA in 1971. He was given the responsibility to create a Sikh Ministry in the West by the Akal Takhat, the Sikh seat of religious authority in Amritsar, India. He was honored with the title Bhai Sahib by the Akal Takhat in 1974.

An outstanding pioneer in many fields with a deep and compassionate insight into the human condition, the Siri Singh Sahib established permanent institutions, mentored businesses, created spectacular events, and produced a prolific body of teachings. Known as Yogi Bhajan, he started teaching Kundalini Yoga when he came to the West in 1968, he was the first to publicly do so.

He is survived by his wife, Dr. Bibiji Inderjit Kaur, children, five grandchildren and all those in his 3HO and Sikh Dharma families.

For more information on the Siri Singh Sahib, visit

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