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Khalil Rafati is an author, speaker, and health-fitness entrepreneur.

Khalil is the author of I Forgot to Die, a book in which he shares about his struggles through drug addiction, homelessness, darkness, and how he overcame them and entered the Light. 

Khalil is the owner of SunLife Organics, a rapidly growing chain of popular juice and smoothie bars in California, as well as the owner of Malibu Beach Yoga.


He also founded Riviera Recovery, a transitional living facility for drug addicts and alcoholics.


At the invitation of Khen Rinpoche Geshe Kachen Lobzang Tsetan, a Tibetan Buddhist monk from Ladakh, India, Khalil joined the board of Tashi Lhunpo Monastery. He also serves on the board of the Siddhartha School, which seeks to preserve the Tibetan Buddhist culture and language and provide children in the remote Himalayas with a well-rounded education.

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