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Yoga Nidra Refined Silence

Yoga Nidra Refined Silence   Why do we sleep?   Swami Veda Bharati 22 July 2009   The great Shankacharya says that everyone is ananda: being of bliss. You know these three words that we often use?  Sat Chit Ananda.  I’m sure everyone has heard those words.  Sat chit ananda, sat chit ananda.  Sat the […]

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Silence - Save Your Breath and Live Long

Silence – Save Your Breath and Live Long 23 March 2009   At some point in one’s spiritual progress an urge to silence arises uninvited; a wave that carries the mind self-wards, atman-wards.   In all spiritual traditions the aspirant is assigned periods of silence, not to speak of the masters who have maintained total silence […]

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Art of Silence

Art of Silence by Swami Veda Bharati   This passage has been taken from a transcription of a lecture given by Swami Veda Bharati in 2007 to a group in Hong Kong.   We are born from silence and at the end we re-enter that silence. At the end you re-enter that silence. When three […]

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Two Paths in Yoga

Two Paths in Yoga   by Swami Veda Bharati   There are many misunderstandings about yoga. There are many paths in yoga and different yogis choose different paths. Here we shall speak only of two paths to clear up some misunderstandings.  There is a common perception that all yogis are glowing with health and youthfulness. […]

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Spartan Training Regimen Using Yogic Breathing Technique

Spartan Training Regimen Using Yogic Breathing Technique (Practical Use of Pranayama in Alleviation of Pain) by Peter Fabian   In July of 2011, I attended the Summer Congress hosted by The Meditation Center in St. Paul, Minnesota.  It was an opportunity to reconnect with friends, meet new people and experience multiple treasures from the Himalayan […]

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The Real Meaning of Meditation

The Real Meaning of Meditation What is meditation? How does it work? Can meditation help you achieve genuine peace and happiness in today’s hectic, often chaotic world? BY Swami Rama Meditation is a word that has come to be used loosely and inaccurately in the modern world. That is why there is so much confusion […]

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De Himalaya Traditie

De Himalaya Traditie   De Himalayan Traditie Sinds duizenden jaren zijn de Himalayas de verblijfplaats van de rishi’s (zieners). Deze rishi ’s zijn verantwoordelijk voor het overdragen van Yoga-kennis aan hun discipelen, die op hun beurt weer, voorzover zij hiertoe bevoegd zijn, de kennis doorgeven aan de volgende generatie. Deze vorm van kennisoverdracht vindt al […]

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Power Yoga

Power Yoga   Poweryoga of de “Power” van Yoga? Swami Veda Bharati   Iedereen heeft het tegenwoordig over ‘poweryoga’ en ‘power-ademen’ en soms zelfs over ‘powermeditatie’. Deze termen roepen het beeld op van een bokser die harde klappen uitdeelt, of van een land dat zijn strijdkrachten versterkt. Maar dit is niet het soort kracht dat […]

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