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Twilight Yoga, by Spandan
This article was written by Spandan, (Michael McCann), a long-time visitor and friend of the ashram, around the Spring Equinox of 2024. Spandan kindly gave us permission to share it with you.
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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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Swami Nishchalananda Online Satsang 12/11/22

This session sees Swami Nishchalananda continue his exploration into the Bhagavad Gita, focusing this time on Chapter 7. Swamiji touches on themes such as Gyana Yoga and Bhakti Yoga, discussing how...

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Swami Nishchalananda Online Satsang 29/10/22

This session begins with a peaceful meditation, in which Swami Nishchalananda reflects on our essential nature and invites us to identify with it. 

Swamiji then continues his exploration of...

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Swami Nishchalananda Online Satsang 08/10/22

This session begins with a lovely, simple meditation on the chakras and their bija sounds. 

Swamiji then continues his reflection and commentary on the Bhagavad Gita, looking at...

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Swami Nishchalananda Satsang 10/09/2022

Continuing with the theme of the Bhagavad Gita, Swamiji sympathises with Arjuna's initial doubt and confusion, reflects on the nature of Krishna, and points always towards Consciousness as the...

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Bhagavad Gita – The Yoga of Right Action

by Swami Nishchalananda

The Bhagavad Gita (lit., the ‘Song of the Divine’) is a superb classical Sanskrit text on the practical and mystical teachings of Yoga. It is a scripture on ...

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Mandala Yoga Ashram
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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A Brief History Of Yoga

The history of yoga begins around 3000 years ago in the days of the Vedic culture that flourished in north-western India from 1500 – 500 BCE.

Due to the absence of any historical...

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Ashram Sangha

The Ashram Sangha is our new online hub, a space for us to support all those who feel a connection with the Ashram, its teachings, and its vibrant yoga community.

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Online Courses

We offer two kinds of online course: live courses broadcast via Zoom, and self-study courses provided through our own online portal.

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Residential Retreats

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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Our Founder

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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Charitable Status

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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Our Address

Mandala Yoga Ashram
Pantypistyll, Llansadwrn, Llanwrda,
Wales, UK, 
SA19 8NR
Tel: +44 (0)1558 685358
Email: [email protected]
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