Articles on Yoga

Mantra, Concentration and Meditation

Sep 16,18

  Concentration and Meditation   To reach the meditative state, concentration is required first. A scattered, distracted, and inattentive mind …

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Exploring the Inner Cosmology of Consciousness

Jun 26,18

  The inner cosmos has its own structure as does the outer cosmos. Each reflects the other. In fact, one …

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International Yoga Day 2018: Yoga and Ayurveda for all Humanity

Jun 16,18

2018 marks the fourth International Yoga Day since its inception in 2015 by the United Nations. It has now become …

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Mantra Yoga & Shakti Mantras

Apr 11,18

  Shakti Bija Mantras Adapted from book Mantra Yoga and Primal Sound Copyright David Frawley 2010 Besides the mantric power …

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Vedic Origins of Yoga: Shvetasvatara, the Vedic Yoga Upanishad

Nov 6,17

Adapted from Vedic Yoga: The Path of the Rishi In order to provide a better sense of how the Vedic …

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History of Asana and Exercise in India

Oct 26,17

By David Frawley (Vamadeva, www.vedanet.com) Adopted from Vedic Yoga: the Path of the Rishi In the following article, we will …

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Understanding the Secret Meaning of Ganesha

Sep 1,17

Who is Ganesha?   Ganesha is a figure of great mystery, power, and paradox. We sense in his unusual figure …

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Why we must honour the sun and do yoga

Jul 3,17

The following article by Dr David Frawley was first published by DailyO. We certainly need more light in the world …

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This is why Shiva is so relevant

Feb 28,17

If we carefully examine the tradition of Shiva worship, we find something very different than the shadow of superstition often cast upon it. Shaivism contains among the world’s most sophisticated mystical and yogic philosophies. It has numerous texts of tremendous detail, and profundity on all aspects of life, the universe, karma, rebirth and liberation of the soul.

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 Yoga and Ayurveda: The Sciences of Self-Realization and Self-Healing

Oct 12,16

Yoga is one of the most extraordinary spiritual sciences that mankind has ever discovered. It is like a gem of great proportions, containing many facets whose light can illumine the whole of our lives with great meaning. Going back over five thousand years, it is one of the few spiritual traditions that has maintained an unbroken development throughout history. Comprehending all aspects of the human being and the world of nature, it can unfold all the higher powers that are accessible to us both internally and externally.

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