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  1. Can meditation help in controlling depression? : Q&A with Swami Swaroopananda — August 24, 2014
  2. Take Time to Relax — July 29, 2014
  3. Mung Dal Kitchari Recipe — July 26, 2014
  4. Yoga in the Modern World: Q&A with Swami Swaroopananda — July 26, 2014
  5. Karma Yoga Practice and Benefits: Q&A with Swami Swaroopananda — June 26, 2014

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Using right discrimination: Q&A with Swami Swaroopananda

Question: How does one use right discrimination without passing judgment? Answer: Right discrimination, or viveka, is not about other people. Right discrimination is about oneself. Viveka means discrimination between the permanent and the ephemeral, and it has to do with me, not with other people. It’s not about sitting and judging others. That is not …

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8 Tips for the Traveling Yogi: Keeping Up Your Yoga Practice

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By Katie Papo (Ambika) Just because you’re breaking free from your regular routine doesn’t mean you need to leave your yoga at home. Try these tips the next time you travel. 1. Create an intention. Remember why you practice yoga. To cultivate good health? A balanced mind? Compassion toward others? You’re a yogi, so you …

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Community Voices: Yoga and Religion

Has yoga changed your relationship with your religion? In what ways? I went to Catholic school when I was young. I went to church camp and sang in the church choir. But at some point all of this drifted away. I stopped going to church. I never thought much about it but it was like …

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The Positive Power of Chant with Jim Gelcer (Siva)

  Please share what you do in 10-15 words: Kirtan wallah, recording and touring artist, composer, producer, and Bhakti yogi. Why do you do what you do? It is my path and I’m doing what I love. What are you currently fascinated by in your work? The positive power of chant and its ability to …

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Exploring Alignment in Yoga with Steven Weiss

Please share what you do in 10-15 words: I explore and teach the relationship between structural alignment and healthy function of the body. Why do you do what you do? I have been a long time yoga practitioner and doctor of chiropractic. Both Iields overlap wonderfully in understanding the therapeutic value of alignment. Yoga has …

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Creating Health and Healing with Grace Van Berkum

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Please share what you do in 10-15 words: I teach people about the healing powers of plant-based foods, yoga, meditation, connecting to nature, and learning to open your mind and heart. Why do you do what you do? The world needs to realize and understand where our foods are coming from and how what we …

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Community Voices: Spiritual Names

If you have received a spiritual name, what has been the effect for you? How do you feel about your name? Do you use it in daily life? I was given a spiritual name after completing the TTC in 2008. I feel a bit shy about using it. I have been teaching yoga classes in …

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Chanting Ahimsa

by Nicole Vahlkamp (Nirmala), karma yogi It is 6 o’clock in the morning and 200 people are sitting cross-legged on a large wooden platform surrounded by palm trees made slightly iridescent by the contrast between the slowly rising sun and the shadows of the dissolving darkness. At the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat in the Bahamas, …

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Exploring Consciousness with Peter Russell

  Please share what you do in 10-15 words: I seek to distill the essence of the world’s spiritual wisdom and present it in terms relevant to today. Why do you do what you do? I believe humanity is in a deep spiritual crisis and needs to find ways out of the materialist mind. What …

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Do not be overwhelmed by the Vedas

Q: The Vedas, with their divisions and sections, seem confusing and overwhelming. How can we explain the Vedas in simple terms to our students, to support the premise that the Vedas are the truth? Answer: The Vedas are neither confusing nor overwhelming. In fact, before it was divided into four parts, there was only one …

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