Gurutej Singh was the first practicing Sikh to be sworn-in as a law enforcement officer in the United States. As a highly-trained law enforcement officer, Gurutej Singh was personal bodyguard and aide to Yogi Bhajan and traveled the world with him. He is the Founder of Akal Security, Inc., which he grew from a small start-up business in his living room, to the largest privately held security services contractor in the United States and the largest provider of protective services to the U.S. Gov-ernment.
Gurutej Singh is a respected and recognized teacher, speaker, healer, and counsellor in his own right and teaches Kundalini Yoga, the science of meditation, and the teachings of the Sikhs globally. In 2001 he published a book of poetry, Children of the Cusp, about his expe-riences as a student on the spiritual path under the guidance of a great teacher.
In 2014 he pub-lished his moving and inspiring historical novel, Rajni, which was awarded the Gold Seal of Literary Excellence. Drawn from myth, legend, and actual events from Sikh history, Rajni is a deeply moving epic about the powers of love, sacrifice, and the elevation of the soul and is the first of a trilogy. In 2016 he published Guru Nanak’s Jap ji, the Call of the Soul, a pauri by pauri explanation of Japji Sahib, based on the teachings of Siri Singh Sahib Yogi Bhajan. Gurutej Singh is listed on the Sikh 100 as one of the world’s most influential Sikhs.