81 Facets & Multifold Activity
Yogi Bhajan was a champion of women's rights, and believed that it is women who are the backbone of society.
Since 1972, when he inaugurated the first of annual women's camps, he taught yoga technology to turn 'chicks
into eagles.' Yogi Bhajan's teachings on women are legendary and one of a kind, including all facets of a
woman's life: yoga, spirituality, relationships, marriage, pregnancy & family, career, true human potential
and much more.
Yogi Bhajan fathered the science of Humanology and in 1980 he earned his Ph.D. with his dissertation
titled "Communication: Liberation or Condemnation".
In 1971, at the Celebration of Life Music Festival in New Orleans, Yogi Bhajan shared the podium with Swami
Satchidanda and Swami Vishnudevananda. He participated in many interfaith forums and conferences, including the
World Parliament of Religions. In the early 1970's he helped organize the first 'Meeting of the Ways' in San
Francisco and was co-founder of the Unity of Man Conference. He became Co-President of the World Fellowship of
Religions in 1974. He served on the Board of Directors of the American Council of Executives in Religion and was
a member of the Interreligous Council of Southern California, the Rotary Club, and the Los Angeles World Affairs
An ardent advocate of world peace and religious unity, he was given the official title Siri Singh Sahib
and met with world leaders of all faiths to encourage dialogue, including Pope Paul VI, Pope John Paul II, the
Dalai Lama, and two Archbishops of Canterbury. In 1995 he received the Courage of Conscience Award from the
Peace Abbey in Sherborn, Massachusetts.
In June of 1985, Yogi Bhajan established the first "International Peace Prayer Day Celebration" in New Mexico,
USA. This annual day of musical celebration and interfaith prayer draws several thousand participants, including
prominent national and international leaders in the realms of religion, politics, and humanity. Those honored at
this event and given grants for leading the way in spreading the word of peace have included: Grandmothers for
Peace and the Gesundheit! Institute.
In 1989 Yogi Bhajan met with then President Mikhail Gorbachev of Russia and established addiction treatment
programs in Russia based on the 3HO SuperHealth model.
Currently a pilot project of Superhealth is being formed by the Punjab State Government in India.