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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
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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.

Hola Mohalla

Hola Mohalla is the Sikh festival which falls in March (2013 is March 28th) and a national holiday in India. Together the words "Hola Mohalla" stand for "mock fight". During this festival, processions are organized and accompanied by large “nagara” drums and headed by Panj Pyaras, which proceed from one Gurdwara to another. The custom
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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
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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
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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
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Self Esteem Begins with Self Control – Raising Children with Virtues and Values

By Jagat Guru Singh Khalsa and Saraswati Kaur Khalsa of  Miri Piri Academy. As shared in the KRI May 2018 Newsletter. Raising conscious children is a commitment that we, as Kundalini Yoga teachers, students, and parents, embrace wholeheartedly. In the previous newsletter we introduced the ten things that Yogi Bhajan said every parent
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Canadian Dignitaries Visiting the Golden Temple and Miri Piri Academy

This article is courtesy of Japjeet Kaur from Miri Piri Academy Yesterday was a very exciting day for Sikhs in Amritsar and around the world. The Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, and his family visited Amritsar and the Harimandir Sahib. Our students from grades 9 to 12 were on the parkarma to greet
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Fateh for Life (Victory for Life)

Sikh Dharma International’s Fateh for Life (Victory for Life) mentorship program is launching its first component this coming spring of 2015. We are partnering with Miri Piri Academy to send 4 students and 1 chaperone to participate in The 3rd Great Asian Tour on Kundalini Yoga for Health, Happiness and Harmony which will travel to China, Mongolia and Japan. These
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Paradise Found (Part 1)

What often happens, I think, to people born into a unique community with specific lifestyle, is that we do not feel we have chosen the life for ourselves. I think we also see a lot of hypocrisy. What is wrong with my parents’ marriage if they meditate all the time and bow before the Guru?
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