firsthand account of the early days of 3HO,
the Healthy, Happy, Holy Organization,
According to Ranbir Singh Bhai
Ranbir Singh Bhai
Age 6, courted arrest along with Bibiji Inderjit Kaur Khalsa, while participating in the Punjabi Suba agitation, a Punjabi and Sikh self-determination movement against Indian government policies in front of Sis Ganj Gurdwara, the site of Guru Teg Bahadur's martyrdom.
Observed and participated in the career of Yogi Bhajan, 1955 until 2004, the year of his death.
Studied Chiropractic sciences in Los Angeles.
Age 27, took ownership of debt-ridden Golden Temple Restaurant in Los Angeles and turned into highly profitable enterprise.
Befriended Hollywood stars, including Richard Dreyfus, Bette Milder, Little Richard, Demi Moore, Bruce Willis, Micky Rourke, Michael Jackson, and others.
First Sikh to act as a principal actor in a Hollywood movie.
Starred in the blockbuster Down and out in Beverly Hills, 1986.
First Sikh to model for print media, 1985-1987.
Featured in advertisements for Atari Computer games for its European Campaign.
Successfully developed Yogi Tea Company in 1983 as cofounder and general manager.
Donated Yogi Tea to Sikh Dharma at the request of Siri Singh Sahib Yogi Bhajan to serve his mission, with no profit in transaction, 1989.
1989, joined SBB Sales and Marketing as National Sale Director.
Restructured SBB, 1993-1994, renamed company SGN Sales and Marketing Company, which serviced 35 manufacturers nationwide while generating gross revenues of $100 million for clients. SGN won many recognition awards during his administration with the dedicated efforts of sales team.
1991, participated in the creation of KIIT companies, a concept visualized and funded by Yogi Bhajan.
Facilitated restructuring of KIIT companies and platforms to enhance efficiency, good governance, and profitability.
As business analyst and strategist for Yogi Bhajan, managed KIIT companies' transformation into a conglomerate.
Director for the expansion of product lines for non-retail markets.
Former VP of Private Labels and New Markets for KIIT, USA. Developed new product sales.
As CEO of India, was advisor to Yogi Bhajan in the establishment of Miri Piri Academy, a non-profit alternative school in India.
Oversaw the construction and the budget of the APS property.
Managed Yogi Bhajan's political affairs in India as well as 3HO enterprises within India, such as procuring printing materials and facilities for Aquarian Times Magazine.
As CEO of KIIT Global, increased foreign sales of Yogi Tea and cereals by developing markets in Russia, Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Kuwait, Singapore, Philippines, Brazil, and Mexico.
Founded Yogi Botanicals International, 1997, an organic commodity sourcing company, to supply Yogi Tea with organic raw material from countries around the globe. Today, Yogi Botanicals produces high volumes of organic raw material for the world's largest Organic importers and distributors in the EU and the US.
First Sikh Indian American board member elected in the 100 year history of the Los Angeles police activity board known as HPAL (Hollenbeck Police Activity League), while serving with Los Angeles's premiere civic leaders and businessmen. HPAL focuses on assisting at-risk youth in the city.
Member of the Delhi Golf Club, India's most prestigious member-only club. Members include the Vice President of India, heads of india's armed forces, and renowned industrialists, making it a networker's paradise.
Member of APEDA, India's highly recognized agriculture and food retail body promoting exports from India.
Member of OTA (Organic Trade Organization), based in the USA.
Partner in a real estate development group.
M&A advisor and negotiator for publicly traded India and Dubai-based business houses.
Certified Level I Kundalini Yoga Instructor.
Singh Sahib of Sikh Dharma, i.e., minister of Sikh Dharma in good standing.
Khalsa Council Member of Sikh Dharma International.
Toured Ecuador and Brazil 2007 upon invitation from Local Kundalini Yoga Teachers and Leaders. Motivated and inspired over 3000 attendees including Ph.D. students from Universities in Currtiba, Brazil and San Francisco University, Quito, Ecuador.
Lecture material was included in the thesis program of the Doctorate students from San Fransico University, Quito.
Former Executive and Governance committee member of Sikh Dharma International.
Advisor to the Board of Nanak Sadan Sikh temple, Reseda, California.
Activist and leader in Los Angeles Sikh Community.
Donor to Sikh Education causes.
Attendee at White House Sikh Interfaith Forum.
Manages family co-ownership of Yogi Trade Marks/Trade Dresses and copyrights of audio and video content related to Yogi Bhajan.
Owner of Yogi Bhajan images.
Out-of-the box thinker.
Interested in Mysticism
Ancient tantric scriptures collector
Spiritualist and Determinist