After experiencing manifold Kundalini experiences daily in the 1960s, Sukhmandir began seeking a teacher, a guide and a new mythos to integrate his personality into a viable lifestyle. After exploring his spirituality with renowned spiritual leaders Swami Muktananda, Ramdas and Swami Satchidananda, Sukhmandir was finally drawn to Yogi Bhajan, whom he studied with for many years.
Sukhmandir was directed to help start the Kundalini Research Institute (KRI), and has developed many Kriyas and sets which have since been published.
Since the late 1970s, Sukhmandir has continued to explore and expand in creating new ways to bring the wisdom of Kundalini yoga and Yogi Bhajan’s teachings to people, including a free broadcast class every week which has reached audiences both through a podcast and a local TV show for the last 7 years (see www.kundalinicore.com for more information).
Sukhmandir hopes to bring the experience of a shared mind space to the IYF, creating space for participants to access portals between consciousness and dream, and helping to create personalities that have the attributes of strength, wonder, joy and the intensity of exploration of the infinite horizon of possibilities, along with the devotion and sublimation of the Ego into the Inner Light.