Guru Rattana Ph.D.
Author & Teacher of Kundalini Yoga
extensive travel, education, teaching and her own inner journey,
Guru Rattana has consciously prepared for this moment in history.
Since the age of twenty-six she has followed a committed spiritual
path. She studied Hatha yoga for 8 years, trained with Yogi Bhajan
for 26 years, and has studied tai chi, kung fu and chi gong.
college she studied French in Paris for one year. The following
year she spent in Italy, taking the first year of her MA from Johns
Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. After completing
her MA. in Washington, D.C., she spent the next six years in Geneva,
Switzerland, where she earned her Doctorate in Political Science
from the Graduate Institute of International Studies (University
of Geneva). Her thesis was the first study on international environmental
co-operation. While in Geneva, she worked for the United Nations
receipt of her Doctorate, she pursued an academic career. She has
taught International Environment and Development Studies at Dartmouth
College, MIT, and New Hampshire College. In 1985 she moved to San
Diego where she taught Philosophies of Life and History at the U.S.
lived to Palo Alto between 1994-1998. There she was invited to teach
two Kundalini yoga and meditation courses: Your
Life Is In Your Chakras and Balancing
Male-Female Polarities at the Institute of Transpersonal
Psychology. She was also invited to teach Kundalini Yoga at Stanford
University as part of the Health Improvement Program. Guru Rattana
has taught at the Khalsa Woman's Training Camp and the 3HO Summer
Solstice Celebration in New Mexico. She has lived and taught in
San Diego since 1999.
|"Guru Rattana, Thank you for your encouragement. I am deeply grateful for the strong, clear spirit with which you sustain and invigorate us all. Your thoroughly sane and intelligent approach to spiritual practice and life in general is truly uplifting. It is a great tribute to Yogiji that he has spawned a generation of self-motivated, God-centered spiritual practitioners, such as you, who have benefited so much from his teachings that they are able to stand in their own strong and clear consciousnesses and serve as beacons of truth and light to new generations of seekers." - Steve
is author of four of the original Kundalini yoga and meditation
manuals. These are still reckoned to be among the best available,
and are distributed all over the world: Transitions
to a Heart-Centered World
Relax and Renew
Sexuality and Spirituality
and Introduction to Kundalini Yoga.
is also author of Your Life is in Your Chakras
which she has taught workshops that are ready to be made into
videos. She wrote
and Outer Ecology: Transitions to a Sustainable Worldview for
the Earth Summit.
groundbreaking book - The Destiny of Women
Is the Destiny of the World
has sold over 1000 copies by word of mouth in its self-published
version. Between 1993 and 1998 Guru Rattana wrote over 500 essay-poems
that make up over 25 books that are waiting to be shared with
has given hundreds of workshops and classes on personal empowerment,
featuring Kundalini yoga and meditation, which she has carefully
prepared for videos and audio cassette production. (She rarely
teaches the same subject twice.) Her unique presentation incorporates
her writings, a profound understanding of spiritual principles
and human growth, and the transmutation of emotional energy into
higher awareness. Each class is a milestone in consciousness.
life is devoted to experiencing higher meaning, feeling more and
more alive and establishing a spiritual connection with her Soul
and God. In turn she is able to help others experience their own
spiritual upliftment and connection.
a pioneering teacher, she uniquely synthesizes the basic techniques
from the science of Kundalini Yoga and Meditation and incorporates
principles from her practice of the internal martial arts-- Tai
Chi and Chi Gong. Her approach is to "market for results."
She shares her profound knowledge on a wide range of topics including-Living
on the Creative Edge, Soul Consciousness, the Art and Science
of a Successful Woman, Inner Beauty and Radiance, Tantric Sexuality,
From Co-dependence to Co-creation, Rejuvenation through Redirecting
Stress, Releasing Addictions by Going for God.
believes higher consciousness is a requirement to find solutions
to all world problems. As we change our consciousness and become
personally empowered, we transform the world. Her life is devoted
to helping people move beyond hope and belief to the EXPERIENCE
of the ecstasy of Self and the Divine in all life and to make
their unique contribution to the world.
a spiritual quest -
Guru Rattana, Ph.D.
received her name Gururattan Kaur Khalsa from her spiritual teacher, Yogi Bhajan,
in 1980. Rattan means "jewel." Guru means "to
bring from darkness to light." Gururattan means the
jewel that brings light into people's lives. Kaur honors
women and the feminine. Khalsa means "the pure ones.
by Guru Rattana
Millennium Being - Guru Rattana's Astrological Ezine