Category: Wisdom



 

Chains: A Poem by Tara (Becky) Eschenroeder

Chains By Tara (Becky) Eschenroeder   These chains that we create are just an illusion. Yes, that happened… and perhaps this will be. But NOW is reality…

Self-Compassion During Difficult Times

Excerpted from the book, Yoga for Grief and Loss: Poses, Meditation, Devotion, Self-Reflection, Selfless Acts, Ritual by Karla Helbert We live in a world overwhelmed with pain and…

 
 

Laugha Sutras

“The best remedy for any illness is laughter.” —Sri Swami Satchidananda “Friends find each other through laughter.” –Bharata Wingham “Levity relieves stress and ends the fear of death.”…

The Benefits of Obedience

Learning Obedience By Swami Vidyananda In most monastic traditions, the monks take vows of obedience (along with poverty and celibacy). You obey the rule of your monastic…

 
 

Racing Against Time: Preservation and Digitization of the Integral Yoga Archives

Rev. Prem Anjali, Ph.D. has dedicated her life to the service of Sri Swami Satchidananda. Not surprisingly, she has made it her mission to preserve the history…

The Four Glorious Goals of Life: The Purusharthas of Ayurveda

The Four Glorious Goals of Life By Katie Silcox When our digestion is good, our sleep is deep, and our emotions and sexuality are being channeled properly,…

 
 

Yoga as a Peace Practice: A Curriculum for Our Times

Yoga as a Peace Practice: A Curriculum for Our Times By Jana Long, E-RYT, C-IAYT, Executive Director & Co-founder of Black Yoga Teachers Alliance, Inc. Yoga as…

Nourish Your Soul: Q&A with Marni Sclaroff

Sometimes, a sense of disconnection with who we really are sends us searching—for depth, for meaning, for reconnection. “Who am I?” is a question that has been…

 
 

Embracing Empowerment: Releasing Victim Mentality

The stories we tell ourselves about our lives help us understand the world and our role in it. But when those internal narratives become negative, blameful, and…

Non-Greed (Aparigraha): The Folly of Craving

If you’ve ever taken a class with Swami Karunananda, you know that she is a Raja Yoga master and a fantastic storyteller. That’s why we couldn’t miss…

 

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