New Articles by David Frawley

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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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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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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The Many Benefits of Saraswati Puja

Jan 21,18

Allowing the cosmic feminine principle to fully express itself through all forms of art, without fear or manipulation, is the …

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The Rishi as the Vedic Model of Leadership

Dec 22,17

The Vedic Model of Leadership is first of all that of the Rishi or seer. The Rishi is a visionary, …

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