New Articles by David Frawley

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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Why a new encounter with Adi Shankaracharya, India’s greatest intellectual, is essential

Jun 4,18

  In his book, Adi Shankaracharya: Hinduism’s Greatest Thinker, former diplomat Pavan K. Varma explores the continued relevance of his teachings …

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How to Treat Dual Doshic Types with Ayurveda and Yoga

May 27,18

Dual doshic types can complicate Ayurvedic treatment. We have provided a few simple rules for dealing with them.   Ayurveda …

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India’s Soft Power and Cultural Diplomacy: The Role of Yoga and Dharmic Traditions

Apr 9,18

  This article is a summary of the address delivered by Dr. David Frawley, Founder & Director, American Institute of …

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How to Cope with the Digital Age with Yoga and Ayurveda for the Mind

Mar 29,18

  Most of us spend several hours on the day relative to a computer, tablet or smart phone. Though often …

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Rama and Sita through a Yogic Vision

Mar 24,18

  “The real question behind the Ramayana is not whether monkeys could speak or if Rama and Sita are politically …

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What is Prakriti? Unfolding the Mystery of Life!

Mar 2,18

  Prakriti is a common term in Vedic thought, particularly in Samkhya, Yoga and Ayurveda, but few people truly understand …

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Suffering and Awakening

Feb 28,18

  It is not necessarily sad that we suffer, that we experience pain, disease or even death.   The real …

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Presence and the Present Moment

Feb 22,18

The Eternal Present   Yogic teachings emphasize awareness in the here and now, what is often regarded as being in …

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Idols and Icons: Why Murti Should Be Used Instead

Feb 11,18

Representational Forms in Religious Worship   Most of the religions and spiritual traditions of the world – with the general …

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