A recent report on allegations of misconduct by Yogi Bhajan has concluded “that it is more likely than not that Yogi Bhajan engaged in several types of sexual misconduct and abused his power as a spiritual leader.”
The Kundalini Collective acknowledges the value and power of the Kundalini kriyas and meditations. The Kundalini Collective condemns all acts of sexual violence and abuse of power by teachers and trainers. We stand for the principles of inclusion, kindness and lack of harm to others.
As a Kundalini Yoga student you have the following rights:
If you or someone you know has experienced harm, we invite you to report it to the office of ethics and professional standards (https://epsweb.org) or discuss it with a trusted teacher, mental health professional or other appropriate authorities.
We stand together for a compassionate and inclusive community of yoga practitioners.
The Board of Directors
Nirmal Lumpkin, Founder
Joyce Paxton, President
Sue Fitzgerald, Treasurer
Elle Anna Lemler, Communication and Web Coordinator
Kate Jai Kirti Thomas, Training Coordinator
Anna Stumbras, Sadhana Coordinator
Sexual Misconduct Statement
from the Board of Directors, September 22, 2020
The Office of Ethics & Professional Standards & Conscious Conflict Resolution
actively maintains the ethics and integrity of 3HO/KRI/Sikh Dharma communities, Kundalini Yoga teachers, KRI teacher trainers, and the non-profit organizations.
The report is a difficult document to read. Please be aware that the report contains graphic descriptions of sexual misconduct and strong language that may trigger you as a reader.