Vaisakhi Celebration 2024

29apr6:30 pm9:00 pmVaisakhi Celebration 2024Nourishing Souls and Bridging Cultures: An Evening of Health, Heritage, and Harmony

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Nourishing Souls and Bridging Cultures: An Evening of Health, Heritage, and Harmony

Join us at Chapman University’s Fish Inter faith Center on April 29th, 2024, for a special Vaisakhi lecture event presented by  Sikhlens. The evening will feature Dr. Swarnjit Bhasin, whose presentation “Optimal Health in Three Simple Steps” will illuminate the connection between dietary choices and spiritual well-being. Satnam Gambhir will share insights from the recent Sikhlens Heritage Tour of Pakistan, and Gurpreet Kaur Phokela, who will captivate us with her poetry on Oneness. Join us for  a night dedicated to nurturing the soul and celebrating the tapestry of Sikh heritage and universal unity.

Event on Monday, April 29th. Registration at 6:30. Program begins at 7:00 PM.


Dr. Swarnjit Bhasin is a Radiologist who has been in practice on the West Coast in the United States for the past 15 years. During his career, he has seen steadily increasing rates of obesity, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), and cancers in young patients (Breast/Rectal in those in their 20s and 30s). In 2022, Dr. Bhasin did a deep dive into nutrition and how the worldwide obesity and poor metabolic health epidemic can be tackled from first principles thinking. Now he does healthcare marketing with 3 simple steps to reverse metabolic syndrome and prevent cancer/dementia. Dr. Bhasin takes pride in being a diagnostic and therapeutic radiologist when it comes to fatty livers, which has no pharmaceutical treatment.

Gurpreet Kaur Phokela is a multidisciplinary individual with a diverse background in science and the arts. She holds academic degrees in Physics, Hindustani Classical Music (Sitar, Vocal), Tabla, and Industrial Relations and Personnel Management. Her specialized studies include Art Appreciation at the National Museum New Delhi.

Gurpreet has extensive experience spanning 15 years of teaching high school Physics, Music, and Drama in India. She is an instructor of Laughter Yoga, Classical Music, Kirtan, which she taught for 19 years at SCOC, and Indian dances which she taught for the India Medical Association of Southern California. Committed to community service, she has been involved in medical camps. A Rangoli artist, Gurpreet loves playing various instruments and is an avid learner of Gurbani. 

Satnam Gambhir is the CEO of a financial software company, Envision Financial Systems, Inc. headquartered in Orange County. Harsharan Gambhir is retired and was previously Managing Director of an IT consulting company. Harsharan and Satnam have lived in Orange County for the last 35 years. Raj finished his undergraduate degree in social studies from Harvard University in May 2022. He is currently working as a paralegal at Mintz in Washington DC. He will be joining law school in the fall of this year.


April 29, 2024 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT(GMT-07:00)

Fish Interfaith Center