Awaken Yoga – Union Of Individual Consciousness With Universal Consciousness

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Part 7: Sri Daya Mata Memorial Service

April 18th, 2022|

 Sri Daya Mata, president and one of the earliest and foremost disciples of Paramahansa Yogananda was honored at her memorial service. […]

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Part 5: Sri Daya Mata Memorial Service

April 18th, 2022|

 Sri Daya Mata, president and one of the earliest and foremost disciples of Paramahansa Yogananda was honored at her memorial service. […]

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Who Was Milarepa?

April 18th, 2022|

Milarepa was a Tibetan master, yogi, and poet who led an inspiring life of spiritual progress and human accomplishment… […]

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Ganga Dussehra

April 12th, 2022|

by Swami Sivananda: The Ganga came out of the Supreme Being. She entered the feet of Lord Hari and reached Vaikuntha.  […]

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Sri Ganesh Chaturthi

April 12th, 2022|

by Swami Sivananda: SALUTATIONS to Lord Ganesha who is Brahman Himself, who is the Supreme Lord, who is the energy of Lord Shiva, who is the source of all bliss, and who is the bestower [...]

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Skanda Shasti

April 12th, 2022|

by Swami Sivananda: PROSTRATIONS and humble salutations to Lord Subramanya, the Supreme Being, who is the ruler of this universe,  […]

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Christmas-Its Spiritual Meaning

April 12th, 2022|

by Swami Sivananda: Christmas is known to all men the world over historically as the memorable day of the birth of Jesus, the Saviour.  […]

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Lord Siva and His Lilas

April 12th, 2022|

by Swami Sivananda: Siva is known by the name ‘Girisa’, as He is the Lord of the Mount Kailasa. […]

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The Significance and Observance of Mahasivaratri

April 12th, 2022|

by Swami Sivananda: This falls on the 13th (or 14th) day of the dark half of Phalgun (February-March). The name means “the night of Shiva”. The ceremonies take place chiefly at night. This is a [...]

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Living Yoga: The Life & Teachings of Sri Swami Satchidananda

April 12th, 2022|

From the famous opening of the 1969 Woodstock Music Festival (pictured above), to impacting medical research, interfaith dialogue, teaching and providing spiritual guidance to countless students, Sri Swami Satchidananda was one of the twentieth century’s [...]

  • Sri Aurobindo-awaken

The Morality of Boycott

April 11th, 2022|

by Sri Aurobindo: Ages ago there was a priest of Baal who thought himself commissioned by the god to kill all who did not bow the knee to him.  […]

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Yoga and Hypnotism

April 11th, 2022|

by Sri Aurobindo: When the mind is entirely passive, then the force of Nature which works in the whole of animate and inanimate creation, has free play; for it is in reality this force which [...]

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Sri Aurobindo On Himself

April 11th, 2022|

The following quotes are from Volume 26, Sri Aurobindo Birth Centenary Library, “On Himself” […]

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The Present Situation

April 11th, 2022|

(A speech delivered in Bombay on 19 January 1907 at the invitation of the Bombay National Union) […]

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Tools of Kundalini Yoga: Kriya

April 10th, 2022|

by Donna Quesada: Kundalini Yoga, like all Yogas, is a method to connect to the divine within… […]

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How to Practice Chanting

April 6th, 2022|

by Mark Unno: It’s an expression of oneness — with the Buddha, with the sangha, with the cosmos itself. Mark Unno teaches you how to let go into the flow of chanting. Illustrations by Carole [...]

  • Pir Vilayat Khan-awaken

Trust In Life

March 24th, 2022|

by Henry Corbin: My dear Pir Vilayat Khan! If you had written a large opus about Sufism, its teachings, practices and history, and asked me to write an introduction,  […]

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Fear, Courage & Awakening

March 24th, 2022|

by Mary Nurrie Sterns: Essential to our investigation of fear, courage, and the unknown is an exploration of spiritual awakening.  […]

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Protecting Oneself from Undesirable Impressions

March 24th, 2022|

by Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan:You wish to call a halt to the stress and disarray of the rat race in which you are inevitably embroiled. You feel over stressed by vying with the Jones and wish [...]

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The Sage Pantanjali

March 24th, 2022|

by B.K.S. Iyengar: Patanjali, undoubtedly the greatest expounder of Yoga, lived sometime between 500 and 200 B.C. The life of Patanjali is an enigma to modern historians, and almost nothing is known about this great [...]

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Pantanjali Yoga

March 24th, 2022|

by Vikepashahabhuvah: Patanjali is regarded as a divine incarnation of the serpent Anantha, who is revered as the ‘supporter of the whole universe’. He is the Adhisesha of Lord Mahavishnu. […]

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Osho on Patanjali Yoga – Yoga is pure Science

March 24th, 2022|

Osho: Yoga is not a religion-remember that. Yoga is not Hindu, it is not Mohammedan. Yoga is a pure science just like mathematics, physics or chemistry. Physics is not Christian physics is not Buddhist. If Christians [...]

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Pattabhi Jois Returns to New York City

March 23rd, 2022|

by Cara Jepsen: I was excited to attend a week of Pattabhi Jois’s recent 2005 World Tour, which featured ashtanga vinyasa workshops in London, Encinitas (California), Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York City. [...]

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How Ashtanga Yoga Came to the West

March 23rd, 2022|

In 1999 I went to Hawaii to interview Norman Allen, the first American to study with Sri K Pattabhi Jois to find out exactly how Ashtanga Yoga came to the West. […]

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Mind Control

March 23rd, 2022|

Question: Guruji what is mind control? Yes, mind control is possible, mind control you take, that is yoga. […]

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Hollow Rituals Have No Value

March 23rd, 2022|

Guru Nanak Dev while on his eastward journey reached Hardwar.  It is on the banks of the river Ganges and is one of the major centers for Hindu pilgrimage.  […]