Category: Integral Yoga Teachings


A Journey into Yoga: Destiny of Divine Grace

An Interview with Nalanie Chellaram There are some Yoga teachers who are so inspired, so motivated, and so dedicated that their lives warrant some study and reflection.…

Meditation with a Master

  In any pursuit, the advice of a master is incredibly valuable for advancing one’s craft and avoiding common mistakes. Yoga master Swami Satchidananda shares practical teachings…


Yama and Niyama: The Foundation of Spiritual Life

Helpful Hints for the Practice of Yama and Niyama By Swami Karunananda The first two limbs of Raja Yoga are called yama and niyama. They consist of…

Recognizing the Self in All

In 1967, Sri Gurudev Swami Satchidananda was one among the new immigrants whose exotic garb, customs, and cuisines would add color and spice to the diversity, the…


How I Became a Disciple of Sri Swami Satchidananda

An Interview with Swami Asokananda Originally published in Namaste (The New York IYI Teachers Newsletter), October, 2012. Namaste: How did you first come into contact with Gurudev? Swami…

Charlottesville Tragedy: A Letter from Yogaville’s Executive Director

Hari Om Sangha! “Hating is worse than fighting. When you hate, you keep on hating. We are not going to stop everything in nature. But if you…


Sutras for Self-Realization

When Yoga practitioners want to expand their understanding of Yoga philosophy and explore the depths of the Self, they often turn to the Yoga Sutras. In the…


The teachings may vary, but the central teaching is always the same—to know our True Self.


The Dis-Ease of Busy-ness

Even when we are aware of our “busy–ness” to some degree, we feel unable to do much about it. We seem to have become human “doings” rather than human “beings”.

Business Yoga

Perform the work of your livelihood as Karma Yoga— selfless service.


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