Universal Peace Foundation NA California (UPFCal) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that has been operating in California since 2011. It is dedicated to promoting global peace through Kundalini Meditation and inner peace practice, and fostering individual transformation.
Our vision is to establish universal peace by promoting individual peace and inner peace through the practice of Kundalini Meditation. We aim to create a world where unity in divinity is achieved, and global peace and bliss are experienced by all.
Our mission is to facilitate the transformation of at least 1% of the world's population to a self-realized divine state through the activation of the bio-vital life force energy known as Kundalini Shakthi. We are committed to promoting global peace and bliss by fostering individual transformation beyond religion, starting with the practice of Kundalini Yoga and Meditation in the true spiritual order
Holistic Wellness Programs for Individuals and Families
We offer a diverse range of tools and methods to promote physical, mental, and spiritual well-being for individuals and families through various workshops and programs. Our weekly meditation sessions provide an opportunity for participants to explore and deepen their experience of inner peace.
Our offerings cater to individuals of all ages, starting from conception, with programs such as Pregnancy Yoga, Kids’ yoga (ages 5-10), Yoga Dharana (ages 10-14), Vitality Yoga & Wellness workshop for adults, and advanced Kundalini meditation workshops to deepen the spiritual practice.
UPFCal Volunteer TEAM
Kundalini Yoga Wisdom teacher
Arthisre began her yoga journey when she first met Gurumahan at the age of 19. The discovery of yoga has been a life-changing gift. She completed a degree in engineering alongside Clinical Yoga & Nature Cure, Prenatal and Childcare Development, and a Master’s in Yoga.
Arthisre started teaching when she realized the positive effects her practice had on her body, mind, and soul. In 2011, she was recognized as a Wisdom Teacher by Gurumahan, and since then, she has initiated hundreds of people into the Kundalini path. Her passion for yoga and her service to the community continue.
Kundalini Yoga Wisdom teacher
Parthiban was first introduced to Kundalini Meditation during his college days. His passion for yoga and his search for higher yogic knowledge led him to connect with his Guru in 2009.
He attended numerous workshops with Gurumahan and senior wisdom teachers from the Universal Peace Foundation to deepen his understanding of yogic philosophy and practice. He graduated as a Kundalini Yoga Wisdom teacher and has been serving the community by teaching ever since.
Kundalini Yoga Instructor
Juergen has been studying meditation and yoga since his teenage years, and since 2013, he has been focused on Kundalini Yoga as a transformative practice. He has attended advanced meditation courses in India and the US, and has completed a 200-hour Yoga certification. Juergen is passionate about sharing the benefits of Kundalini Yoga with as many people as possible to help them improve their lives.
In addition to his spiritual pursuits, Juergen is also a scientist and engineer by training, holding a PhD in Material Science. He has worked in both academia and industry throughout his professional life.