It is with both sadness and joy that we write to let you know of the passing of our beloved mother of 3HO, Mukhia Sardarni Sahiba Shakti Parwha Kaur Khalsa. Shakti Parwha Kaur was resting peacefully and comfortably in her home when she left her body this morning in the Amrit Vela, Wednesday November 8, 2023. She was 94 years old.

Kindly put her in your personal prayers and sangat Ardas to include chanting ‘Akal’ three times. In addition, we encourage you and your community to chant together, share stories and remembrances, or host a Sahaj Path over the next 17 days, as the Light we know as Shakti Parwha Kaur merges with the Divine Light.

An international virtual Celebration of Shakti Parwha Kaur begins tonight with a 17-day daily meditation of 11 repetitions of Kirtan Sohila. Details for your live participation are at the close of this message.

You can read her obituary and view a few photos of Shakti Parwha Kaur on the 3HO website Shakti Parwha Kaur memorial page.

We would love for you to share stories, examples of Shakti’s impact on you or your community, to be part of the celebration in honor of Shakti Parwha’s life and service. Please send your contributions (remembrances, prayers, comments, stories, videos, photos, poems, etc) to [email protected] by Friday, November 17.

The Shakti Parwha Kaur Live Celebration for the International Sangat will be held November 25, 2023. A zoom link, agenda, and times will be available shortly.

Details regarding the livestreamed Los Angeles funeral service and cremation, memorial Gurdwara Kirtan Program, and a one-day livestreamed International remembrance program will be sent in a follow-up email and will be posted on the 3HO website Shakti Parwha Kaur memorial page.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Shakti Parwha Kaur may be made to Guru Ram Das Ashram Los Angeles at


Kirtan Sohila for Shakti Parwha Kaur Khalsa

Tonight, 11/8/23 6pm PT/ 7pm MT / 8pm CT / 9PM ET

For the following 16 days (November 9, 2023 through November 24, 2023 the schedule for Kirtan Sohila is:

Mornings (live: 8am PT/ 9am MT / 10am CT / 11 am ET)

Evenings (recording of that morning) 6pm PT/ 7pm MT / 8pm CT / 9PM ET

Topic: Kirtan Sohila

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Meeting ID: 839 9082 0560

Passcode: shakti

*Kirtan Sohila is a Sikh prayer that celebrates the bliss of union with the Divine and laments the pain of separation. It gives protection and gives you peaceful, healing sleep. Recite it at night before bed, following a death, or before cremation.

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