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Mandala Yoga Ashram
The Dance Of The Goddess
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The Dance Of The Goddess

This sweet 15 minute guided meditation takes you on a journey to experience your body as an expression of the divine feminine essence.

 

 

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Chakra Awareness Practice
28:15
 
Chakra Awareness Practice

by Tulsi

In this 30 minute meditation practice you will be guided in gentle process of chakra location and sensitisation, through each of the main chakras from Muladhara through to Sahasrara ...

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Inner Trataka
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Inner Trataka

by Tulsi

Trataka is a concentration practice. The word translates as 'steady gazing'.

In the practice an object of awareness is taken up and the gaze placed steadily upon that object. In the...

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Bhakti Yoga – The Yoga of the Heart

by Swami Nishchalananda

Bhakti Yoga is the Yoga of the Heart – the Yoga of Love and Devotion. It is not sentimentality, nor superstition; it is not foolishness, nor even wishful thinking. ...

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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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Pancha Kosha - The Five Sheaths of the Human Being

By Swami Nishchalananda

In yogic philosophy, there are various concepts which help us understand the nature of the human being. One such conceptual system is that of the pancha kosha. Though only a...

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Surya Namaskar - Sun Salutations

By Tulsi

In this session, Tulsi teaches the practice of Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutations).

Although not strictly speaking an asana, or part of traditional yoga, it is an important practice that...

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Karma Yoga - The Yoga of Awareness in Action

by Swami Nishchalananda

‘There are no menial jobs, only menial attitudes.’ 

One has to work to live. The path of Karma Yoga gives us the possibility of expanding our awareness and...

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The Mantra OM

by Swami Nishchalananda

The Mantra OM – Symbol Of Primordial Vibration

The mantra Om (or Aum) has been handed down to us by the Himalayan sages. It is the most important mantra of yoga....

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Pranayama: Nadi Shodhana practice and introduction to Anuloma Viloma technique.
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Pranayama: Nadi Shodhana practice and introduction to Anuloma Viloma technique.

by Swami Sattwananda

Nadi Shodhana technique has been introduced in a previous recording. Here we have a recording of the practice that you can follow. 

Anuloma Viloma is a similar practice...

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Introduction to Nadi Shodana Pranayama
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Introduction to Nadi Shodana Pranayama

By Swami SatyaDaya

Nadi Shodhana is a basic pranayama practice which has the effect of creating a sense of balance. Balance between left and right brain, balance in a more comprehensive 'feeling'...

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Three Pillars of Yoga

By Swami Krishnapremananda

This short article draws from three pillars of Yoga that are directly pertinent to the present uncertain and changing times.

Firstly, yoga practice holds the promise of...

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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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Swami Nishchalananda talks to Students in Bangalore, India in December 2001
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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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Breath & Spaciousness - A Guided Meditation
20:03
 
Breath & Spaciousness - A Guided Meditation

By Swami SatyaDaya

Imagine the whole surface of the body to be breathing. The breath fills the whole body on inhalation and is given up to space on exhalation. It may be that after some time the...

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20-Minute Yoga Nidra
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20-Minute Yoga Nidra

By Tulsi

A beautiful 20-minute Yoga Nidra using visualisation of light and repetition of the mantra OM.

If you'd like to be able to listen offline you can download this yoga nidra >> ...

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40-Minute Gong Yoga Nidra
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40-Minute Gong Yoga Nidra

By Swami SatyaDaya

A 40-minute classical Yoga Nidra with gong-bath. Deep relaxation.

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35-Minute Yoga Nidra
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35-Minute Yoga Nidra

By Swami Krishnapremananda

This 35-minute Yoga Nidra uses visualisation of rapid images to release mental tension.

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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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Mrityunjaya Mantra
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Mrityunjaya Mantra

The Maha Mritunjaya Mantra is an ancient Vedic mantra chanted on the Indian Subcontinent for thousands of years.

The essence of the mantra points to the existence of...

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The Chakras - A Psychological Perspective

 By Swami Nishchalananda

The Path to Realise Our Fullest Potential and Fundamental Identity

The chakras are centres of energy within each human being.

They function in each moment of our lives...

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Kriya Yoga - A Systematic Approach To Spiritual Awakening

By Swami Nishchalananda

Kriya Yoga is a sophisticated method of harmonising and synchronising the natural energies of our being.

It channels our energy so that it flows in a creative direction...

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The Shanti Path - Invocation of Peace
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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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