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Swami Nishchalananda online Satsang 25/11/23

In this Zoomsang, Swamiji gives an inspiring meditation on Christmas. He then answers questions on the wide range of subjects covered in the Tantric texts, including black magic. He says that wars,...

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Swami Nishchalananda online Satsang 18/11/23

The theme today was the festival of Diwali, an Indian tradition of burning millions of candles everywhere n shops, houses etc.. The symbolism in this Festival of Light is our own individual...

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Swami Nishchalananda online Satsang 11/11/23

An astonishing meditative journey by Swamiji takes us from the present time, first back to childhood and even beyond, then forward to the time of death, all with the perspective that 'I am...

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Swami Nishchalananda online Satsang 21/10/23

The guided reflective meditation that starts the session is on the subject of  Mooladhara chakra, the chakra that relates to the physicality of the body. Swamiji talks of the four petals of...

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Swami Nishchalananda online Satsang 14/10/23

Swamiji continues with his commentary on the Ishavasya Upanishad.  We look at the the assertion of the second verse of the text that 'Every person should wish to live for 100 years while...

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Conch Mudra Practice
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Conch Mudra Practice

This practice was taken from one of our Wednesday evening Sangha sessions on Mudras, delivered by Tulsi. A brief description of the hand position is given below:

Place the thumb of the left hand in...

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Swami Nishchalanda Online Satsang 23/09/23

Swamiji says we understand the world through thinking and the senses. But how to perceive the Changeless behind the changing world?

Thus he introduces the Ishavasya Upanishad, and it's Shanti...

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Swami Nishchalananda Online Satsang 16/09/23

During this Zoomsang, Swamiji discusses the first 4 verses of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras. He emphasises that these four verses encapsulate the very essence of Yoga, both as practice and...

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Heartbeat So-Hum Meditation
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Heartbeat So-Hum Meditation

A short 15 minute practice with Swami Nishchalananda, taken from a morning chanting and meditation session here at the ashram. 

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Swami Nishchalananda Online Satsang 26/08/23

Swamiji starts with the observation that there is so much anxiety in our lives, but that actually the world has always been like that in one way or another. But he goes on to observe that we are...

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Doors of My Heart
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Doors of My Heart

This English chant was recorded as part of a morning chanting and meditation session here at the ashram. You might want to use it as part of your own meditation practice, starting with 3 oms,...

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Swami Nishchalananda Online Satsang 12/08/23

The Satsang that Swamiji gave on this Saturday was combined with a live course, and the procedure wasn't familiar to us. As a result the first part of the session was poor audio quality, and during...

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Swami Nishchalananda online Satsang 29/07/23

The subject for this episode is the ‘Kleshas’

This concept comes from the second chapter of Patanjali’s ‘Yoga Sutras’ and is a simple but elegant exposition of the...

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Swami Nishchalananda Online Satsang 10/06/23

 In this Zoomsang, Swamiji gives a guided meditation on Self-identification. Then he talks about Stillness and deep Peace, the meeting of science and mysticism; the importance of not getting...

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Swami Nishchalananda Online Satsang 06/05/23
Swamiji gives a meditation on change (both outer and inner) and finding the changeless Awareness within, which is the very essence of what we are. He also indicated how we can face insecurity,...
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Swami Nishchalananda Online Satsang 22/04/23

Swamiji started with a guided meditation to draw our attention to the primacy of Awareness, so
that we can experience and realise it for ourselves as That which is behind and beyond thought.
Then he...

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Swami Nishchalananda Online Satsang 08/04/23

In this Zoomsang Swamiji first of all gives a guided Meditation which highlights the primacy of
Awareness or Consciousness. He then continues his presentation of the Bhagavad Gita by revising
verses...

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Swami Nishchalananda Online Satsang 11/03/23

Swamiji talks about plastic and how its unbridled and unconstrained use is destroying the sacred planet on which we all live. Then an Advaitic meditation. After which he continues his discussion of...

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Swami Nishchalananda Online Satsang 18/02/23

Swamiji discusses the importance of Shivaratri (The Dark Night of Shiva). This is followed by a meditation, a continued exploration into the Bhagavad Gita and a brief session of questions...

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Swami Nishchalananda Online Satsang 11/02/23

Swamiji continues to explore the teachings of the Bhagavad Gita followed by questions and answers at the end.

 

 

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Shiva Mahadeva Durga Mahamaya Morning Chant
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Shiva Mahadeva Durga Mahamaya Morning Chant

This is a snippet of one of our morning chanting and meditation sessions. Every day at 7.30am here at the ashram, we spend around 20 minutes chanting, followed by a 20 minute meditation. In this...

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Heart Space Yoga Nidra
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Heart Space Yoga Nidra

An expansive, heart-opening deep relaxation practice, led by Tulsi. Set aside 30-40 minutes to really let go into this meditation. 

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Swami Nishchalananda Online Satsang 10/12/22

This session begins with a guided meditation on sacrifice (or surrender) to the greater Reality underlying everyone and everything, emphasising Advaita (non-duality). Swamiji talks about the...

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Swami Nishchalananda Online Satsang 26/11/22

This session begins with a beautiful meditation in which Swami Nishchalananda utilises Bija mantras. These mantras, also known as 'seed' mantras, have the potential to take us beyond our thinking...

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