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KUNDALINI YOGA FOR THE RECOVERY OF ADDICTS
Seva Amrit Kaur - BRA
The practice of Kundalini Yoga proves effective in promoting physical, mental and emotional well-being for addicts and drug dependents, supporting them in their journey to recovery, not only through kriyas, meditation and pranayamas, but also in promoting a therapeutic space of embracing and sharing. Learn more about this project, which has been working in support of men and women since 2012, welcomed by SERVOS farms in Brasilia.
KUNDALINI YOGA CLASSES FOR INCARCERATED WOMEN
Abhai Jiwan Kaur / PERU
The Kundalini Yoga classes for women in prisons in Peru project is an initiative that since 2009 been serving the inmates, aiming to promote health care tools and support for the deprivation of freedoms through Kundalini Yoga practice, in addition to making the general population aware of these incarcerated women’s reality. .
HEALTHY FOOD TO THOSE IN NEED
Abhaidev Kaur Khalsa / CHILE
Fundación Social Amar Das has been operating in and around Santiago, Chile since 2019 and aims to support vulnerable people. One of their main programs today is to bring healthy and nutritious food to those who are homeless.
Y.O.G.A. FOR YOUTH
Keval Kaur / UNITED STATES
Y.O.G.A. for Youth is a non-profit organization based in the United States that handles and assists youth and families in underserved communities through the principles and practices of yoga and mindfulness. They serve throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and parts of Europe and China.
HEALING THE BEING TO BE
Simrat Kaur / Brazil
The NGO CuraSer was created in 2017 with the intention of serving the socially vulnerable population, aiming to strengthen the dignity of the human being. Through langar, dialogue and listening opportunities are created to welcome the subtle demands of those assisted, allowing the necessary openness for the beginning of transformation.
The Seva project "Harmony Day" - an interaction of traditions, offers the practice of Kundalini Yoga openly to everyone and promotes recognition among traditions. This time the meeting took place with the Voodoo community, which is the strongest and most widespread tradition in Haiti.
ORGANIC AND REGENERATIVE FOOD
Mohinder Singh - USA
Seva Farms provides restorative, organic and vegetarian food for people who are ill or hospitalized. The project is based on the medicinal and sacred aspect of food to promote healing. In its broad and wholesome perspective, it promotes not only individual healing, but also collective healing, upholding a safe space for meeting, sharing and inspiring people to transform their eating and self-care habits.
YOGA FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS
Krishan Shiva Singh / PERU
Meet the Kundalini Yoga project for the children of "Hogar de las Bienaventuranzas" (Home of the Beatitudes) in Lima. A Seva initiative that since 2018 has been offering children with special educational needs (the vast majority of whom have been abandoned) access to Yoga practices as a way to re-establish a connection with themselves and the world around them. This is also a way of ensuring their human dignity.
FREE MINDS BOOK CLUB & WRITING WORKSHOP
The Free Minds Book Club & Writing Workshop is a project that serves incarcerated and formerly incarcerated youth and adults. Through literary arts, workforce development, and violence prevention, they have the opportunity to connect with their voices, their purpose, and the wider community. The project serves over 1,000 youth and adults annually in the Washington DC jail, juvenile detention center, federal prison system, and community reintegration system.
Krishan Shiva Singh / PERU
This Seva project in Peru supports various vulnerable communities in Lima, serving langar and breakfast, as well as supplies to prepare the food. This service during the pandemic is admirable, as it continues to bring food to many people at this time of great crisis.
KY FOR CHILDREN AT ROSINHA'S NURSERY
Sat Beant Kaur and Gian Dharam Kaur
Teaching Kundalini Yoga classes for children is a universe apart. Besides holding the sacred space, it is also necessary, as Sat Beant says, to "connect with your inner child and flow with the dynamics of impermanent reality." Learn more about this seva experience that has been happening since 2008 with children from 3 to 6 years old in a daycare center in Belo Horizonte/Brazil.
AT THE HOSPITAL
Siri Nidhan Kaur / SPAIN
Meditation at the hospital is a Seva project that offered Kundalini Yoga and meditation practices to the medical staff that was on the front lines at the Alcorcón Foundation University Hospital, to provide them with support in times of pandemic.
*Seva Corps is a catalyst for seva projects, and therefore cannot be held responsible for the management and accountability of the funds raised by each project. The projects that are featured on our website are from partners that we support with advertising, technical assistance, and mediation of donations, and they have their own financial accountability mechanisms. We support and help them, but we do not participate in their strategic decision making.