Yogi Bhajan

 

 

Age: 75

 

Summary: spiritual leader of the Sikh religion (Sikhism originated in the Punjab in the 15th century and preaches the commonality of all religions, the virtue of hard work and a belief in one god) in the West who introduced his form of the Sikh religion with many changes unfamiliar to Indian Sikhs, including the practice that all his followers be vegetarians, who was a renown teacher of the Indian form of yoga Kundalini yoga (it's more active than the traditional Hatha yoga practiced by many Americans), and who met with many religious leaders including two popes, two archbishops of Canterbury and the Dalai Lama.

 

 

Cause of Death: Heart failure

 

Born: August 26, 1929

 

Died: October 7, 2004

 

Location: Espanola, Mexico