Author Archives: Amrit Vela Kaur

October 29, 2021 – November 12, 2021 Project Update

Dear Kundalini Yoga and Sikh Dharma Communities, We are happy to provide this biweekly update on the Compassionate Reconciliation Project. Compassionate Reconciliation Commission (CRC) UpdateThe fourth meeting of the CRC took place on Sunday, November 7. We began our work at that meeting by offering the following passage from the work of peacebuilder John Paul Lederach:[1] […]

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October 15, 2021 – October 28, 2021 Project Update

Dear Kundalini Yoga and Sikh Dharma Communities,​We are happy to provide this biweekly update on the Compassionate Reconciliation Project. Compassionate Reconciliation Commission (CRC) Update ​The third meeting of the CRC took place on October 27th.  The group is making progress on developing and understanding Consensus Based Decision Making and Guidelines that will shape the nature of […]

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October 1, 2021 – October 14, 2021 Project Update

Dear Kundalini Yoga and Sikh Dharma Communities, We are happy to provide this biweekly update on the Compassionate Reconciliation Project. Compassionate Reconciliation Commission (CRC) Update The second meeting of the CRC took place on October 10.  In our last communication, we shared the agenda of the first CRC meeting.  We continue to work on those same […]

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September 3, 2021 – September 17, 2021 Project Update

September 17, 2021  Dear Kundalini Yoga and Sikh Dharma Communities,  We are happy to provide this biweekly update on the Compassionate Reconciliation Project.   Updates on the Compassionate Reconciliation Commission (CRC) After a rigorous scheduling process including all the CRC reps and back-up (for more details on the composition of the CRC click here), the first meeting of the CRC is now scheduled for Sunday, September 26 and meetings […]

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August 20, 2021 – September 2, 2021 Project Update

Sept 3, 2021 Dear Kundalini Yoga and Sikh Dharma Communities,​We are happy to provide this biweekly update on the Compassionate Reconciliation Project. We will focus this communication on some learning and reflections about conflict, and then let you know about a few upcoming events. Dignity and Conflict This week we want to share a way of […]

August 7, 2021 – August 19, 2021 Project Update

August 20, 2021 Dear Kundalini Yoga and Sikh Dharma Communities, We are happy to provide this biweekly update on the Compassionate Reconciliation Project. Updates on the Compassionate Reconciliation Commission Our current focus is on scheduling the first Compassionate Reconciliation Commission meeting (click here for more background on this group).  The initial meetings of the CRC will focus […]

July 24, 2021 – August 6, 2021 Project Update

August 6, 2021 Dear Kundalini Yoga and Sikh Dharma Communities, As mentioned in our May 14th communication, we have just completed a cycle of providing facilitated conversations to the global yoga community and wanted to use this update to reflect on these experiences and the transformative power of the Circle process.  Since the middle of June, […]

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July 11, 2021 – July 23, 2021 Project Update

July 23, 2021  Dear Kundalini Yoga and Sikh Dharma Communities, ​We are happy to provide this biweekly communication on the work of the Compassionate Reconciliation Project. ​ Updates ​ We are continuing to meet with and support Advisory Teams in the CRC representative selection process (to learn more about this process, please see our previous updates), providing facilitator trainings to Advisory Team members, engage the SSSC board in […]

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June 11, 2021 – July 9, 2021 Project Update

Dear Kundalini Yoga and Sikh Dharma Communities, We are happy to provide this biweekly update on the Compassionate Reconciliation Project. In this communication, we want to fill you in on some of the recent community engagement activities and update you on what’s happening with the Compassionate Reconciliation Project (CRP). Updates on Community Engagement Activities​ Since our […]

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June 10, 2021 – June 23, 2021 Project Update

June 23, 2021 ​Dear Kundalini Yoga and Sikh Dharma Communities,  We are happy to provide this biweekly update on the Compassionate Reconciliation Project.   This past Thursday, June 17th, we facilitated our first monthly Q & A Session for the Compassionate Reconciliation Process (CRP). We are grateful to the 18 individuals that participated for their thoughtful questions and presence throughout the session.   The purpose […]

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