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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 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 11/06/22

Every few weeks Swamiji offers this opportunity to listen, both to the words of the satsang, also to the unspoken wisdom behind those words. An opportunity for insight, which arises beyond thought....

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Swami Nishchalananda Online Satsang 28/05/22

The Online session was only 40 minutes instead of the usual hour, because of 'technical problems'. 

The theme continues to be Gaia, and the mess we are making of our planet as a species,as the...

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Swami Nishchalananda Online Satsang 14/05/22

The theme is a pressing one.... respect for planet Earth. Personify as the 'Goddess' Gaia if you will.

We know well how the planet's ecosystems struggle under the burden we inflict on them by being...

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Time and the Timeless

by Swami Nishchalananda

Where do we find the Timeless?

Our mind is in Time.

The whole Universe in in Time.

Time is a projection out of the Timeless.

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Meditation reveals the Treasure of our own Existence

by Swami Nishchalananda

What are We and what is Love?

How can we enjoy the joy, the love,

that is within the experience of Conscious Presence, Awareness?

The way is Meditation which reveals the...

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Nirvana Shatkam Chanting & Meditation Practice
Nirvana Shatkam Chanting & Meditation Practice

a 15 minute practice by Tulsi

The Nirvana Shatakam is a Sanskrit chant composed by the great sage and teacher Adi Shankara over a thousand years ago.

The chant expresses the core doctrine of...

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Swami Nishchalananda talks to Students in Bangalore, India in December 2001
Swami Nishchalananda talks to Students in Bangalore, India in December 2001

Swami Nishchalananda's Archives series.

A talk given to visiting Foreign Students at the South Asian Centre, Bangalore, 8th December 2001. The quality of the recording is quite poor in places,...

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Who Is the 'I' That Sees?
Who Is the 'I' That Sees?

By Swami Nishchalananda

We can observe the senses, the act of seeing, of hearing, tasting.... but who is that observer? Who is the 'I' that sees or hears?

In this 40 minute meditative session,...

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The Shanti Path - Invocation of Peace
The Shanti Path - Invocation of Peace

The Shanti Path is a beautiful Sanskrit Mantra, invoking fundamental peace and well-being for all beings in creation.

It's source is the Brihadaranyak Upanished, one of the earliest Upanishads (9th...

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Our residential retreats are rare opportunities to go deep into the mysteries of yoga in an environment of great natural beauty and focused spiritual energy. Set in 25 acres of lush gardens and grounds, nestling amidst beautiful, remote hill-country in Southwest Wales, UK, the Ashram has been a hub of spiritual practice for over 35 years. During that time it has been a place of profound learning and transformation for thousands of people from all walks of life. We currently offer fully residential retreat courses of between 2 and 10 days in length, as well as longer sadhana courses combining multiple residential retreats with guided home-study.

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Mandala Yoga Ashram was founded in 1986 by Swami Nishchalananda on his return from India after spending 14 years with his Guru, Swami Satyananda, studying all aspects of yoga and imbibing the true essence of this ancient tradition. Swami Nishchalanda ('Swamiji') is recognised as a genuine Yoga Acharya - a Master of Yoga.
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The Ashram is a registered charity whose mission is to uplift humanity through the teachings of yoga, advaita and tantra. As an independent institution not affiliated to any set of religious beliefs, the purpose of the Ashram is simply to help people to remember their own sacredness and the sacredness of all that exists.
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