Posts by: Miri Piri Academy

Bringing the “Perma” to MPA Culture

We’re fortunate to have the dedicated permaculturalist Luis Aristoy with us on campus. He already visited MPA last year and took a closer look at our garden, and guided us in how to compost correctly. Luis is originally from Mexico where his family has an avocado, peach, bee and blackberry farm. He travels extensively around
MPA Permaculture 1

Celebrating the Message of Guru Nanak

Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the founder of Sikhism, spread the truth of 'Ek Ong Kar,' we are one with the creator. His birth anniversary every year is widely celebrated, but this year was a little different, being the 550th birthday. Sikh sangat members from all over the world celebrated by going to Sultanpur Lodi, where
MPA students perform kirtan at Sultanpur Lodi during celebrations for the 550th Birthday of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. Courtesy of SikhNet.

The Founding of Miri Piri Academy in 1997

This video includes video footage and interviews with staff members highlighting the history and founding of Miri Piri Academy in Chheharta Sahib, Punjab, India in 1997. In the early years of Miri Piri Academy, the staff served under the direct guidance of the Siri Singh Sahib, Yogi Bhajan and he explained to them exactly how he
MPA circa 1997

Community Minded Children

By Jugat Guru Singh Khalsa and Saraswati Kaur Khalsa, Miri Piri Academy. “Recognize that the other person is you” This is one of Yogi Bhajan’s most widely known teachings. To be community-minded is to understand the inextricable connection between ourselves and the people around us. Individual consciousness has to go into a group consciousness to find
MPA students serving langar

Do You Know How the Golden Temple Sarovar is Kept Clean and Clear?

This article is courtesy of Miri Piri Academy Our annual forty days of ishnaan seva at the Golden Temple continues (Follow on instagram @mpaspirit). The site on which the Golden Temple rests has been a space for quiet reflection for centuries. Originally a small lake in the middle of a forest, many saints
MPA Students doing seva at the GT

The Gold and Marble at Harimandir Sahib Represents…

This article is courtesy of Miri Piri Academy Our annual forty days of ishnaan seva at the Golden Temple is a blessing for our students (Happening now! Follow on instagram @mpaspirit). Each morning as we walk down the stairs of the Golden Temple complex, we’re blessed with the vision of the golden Harmandir Sahib before
MPA student reading banis at the Golden Temple