SDI staff has compiled some video resources from the Sikh community that may be helpful in supporting our mental health during these times of challenge on the planet. We are grateful to these individuals for sharing their wisdom and ideas for support on the important subject of mental health.
Kundalini Yoga for Yoga Therapy
Dr. Shanti Shanti Kaur, Kundalini Yoga for Yoga Therapy at Loyola Marymount University, Wednesday, January 29th, 2020:
What Does Sikhi Say about Mental Illnesses?
Q&A session from Basics of Sikh on the questions, “What does Sikhi say about Mental Illnesses? What is illness? Who is ill? What is the cure?”
Battle of the Mind: Talk on Mental Health by Kulpreet Singh
Kulpreet Singh, a volunteer for SAMHAA (South Asian Mental Health Alliance), delivers a talk on Mental Health in English through Basics of Sikhi. Kulpreet Singh, who himself has dealt with mental health issues, addresses differences between mental health, mental wellness and mental illnesses. He then relates that to what Gurbani says, thus giving us GurMat solutions to help tackle such issues:
Mental Health & Wellbeing Playlist – Nanak Naam
This playlist from Nanak Naam covers several important subjects related to mental health and well being: