Articles on Yoga

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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Yogic Neuroscience: The Brain and the Thousand-Petal Lotus of the Head

Apr 5,16

  By Dr David Frawley a.k.a. Pandit Vamadeva Shastri The thousand-petal lotus of the head or the crown chakra is …

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Vedic Origins of Yoga

Jan 5,16

In today’s world of asana and exercise based yoga, it is easy to forget the spiritual and meditation basis of …

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Vedic Origins of Yoga

Jul 16,15

  Yoga is not a new phenomenon but the essence of the spiritual and cultural traditions of India going back …

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International Yoga Day and the Yoga of the Sun

Jun 4,15

By Vamadeva Shastri (Dr. David Frawley) There could be no more appropriate day for honoring Yoga throughout the world then …

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