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Mon, Mar 2, 1998 (01:24) | Paul Terry Walhus (terry)
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 Topic 9 of 96 [news]: Obits
 Response 379 of 380: Paul Terry Walhus (terry) * Fri, Oct  8, 2004 (08:16) * 32 lines 
 
Harbhajan Singh Khalsa Yogiji, known as Yogi Bhajan to hundreds of thousands of adherents worldwide, left his physical body at 9 pm MST on October 6th. His passing took place at his home in Espanola, New Mexico surrounded by family and friends. The cause of death was complications due to heart failure. He was 75 years old.

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In accordance with Sikh tradition, and his wishes, cremation will take place at Berardinelli's Family Funeral Services at 1:00 PM Saturday October 9th, 1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, NM 87505. Click Here For more information, memorial services, events and ceremonies in his honor, or call (505) 367.1688.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to:

"Kundalini Research Institute" for the Library of the Teachings of Yogi Bhajan,
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The first to publicly teach Kundalini Yoga, when he arrived in the West in 1968, he announced he had come to the West "to create teachers, not to gain students".
A deeply devoted Sikh, his inspiration and example motivated thousands to embrace the Sikh way of life. Through his personal efforts, Sikh Dharma was legally incorporated and officially recognized as a religion in the USA in 1971. In 1971, in acknowledgement of his extraordinary impact of spreading the universal message of Sikhism, the president of the SGPC (governing body of Sikh Temples in India), Sant Charan Singh called him the Siri Singh Sahib, Chief Religious and Administrative Authority for the Western Hemisphere, and he was given the responsibility to create a Sikh Ministry in the West by the Akal Takhat, the Sikh seat of religious authority in Amritsar, India. He was honored with the title Bhai Sahib by the Akal Takhat in 1974.


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 Topic 9 of 96 [news]: Obits
 Response 380 of 380: Paul Terry Walhus (terry) * Mon, Oct 11, 2004 (08:19) * 11 lines 
 
Superman.

Christopher Reeve.

Christopher Reeve, who became an international star in 1977's Superman and then proved to be a real-life superhero when a 1995 near-fatal riding accident turned him into a worldwide advocate for spinal cord research, died of heart failure Sunday, his publicist said. He was 52.

Reeve fell into a coma Saturday after going into cardiac arrest while at his Bedford, N.Y., home, publicist Wesley Combs told the Associated Press. His family was at h side.

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