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  1. Weekly Wisdom: How to Choose Your Next Life

    We all have three bodies:  The gross, physical body we know.  The subtle body is bigger than the gross body. How big? The subtle body is about 1 foot bigger. Our impressions are there in the subtle body.  Then, there’s a causal body that is even much bigg ...
  2. Honoring Mom this Mother's Day: Your Mother is Your First Guru

    When you hear the word, Guru, what comes to mind? A fitness guru? A financial guru? Or perhaps master of meditation? The word Guru has become a modern label for many professions, not just for the realm of spirituality. Though most people understand Guru t ...
  3. Weekly Wisdom: How to Be a Yogi in the Modern World

    When does yoga really happen to you? How can meditation happen? Who’s a yogi? Those who can’t attain yoga include those who eat too much, don’t eat at all, or sleep a lot or don’t sleep at all. Moderation in eating, activity, and rest is the rule.  A yogi ...
  4. Ayurveda and Trauma: How to Heal and Find Resilience

    Natural disasters. Accidents. Ongoing childhood neglect or emotional abuse. Sexual assault. Witnessing a shooting. Trauma can come from many sources. Depending on our resilience quotient, we may overcome or struggle with trauma. Here’s where an ancient, s ...
  5. Weekly Wisdom: 3 Qualities Rule How You Express Yourself

    The entire world is made up of five elements, each with three qualities: sattva, rajas, and tamas. At any given time, one of these qualities dominates our lives and our environment.  When sattva is dominant, we feel light, happy, pleasant, joyful, alert, ...
  6. Movie Meditations: Digging a Little Deeper and Finding Meaning

    Have you ever wondered why certain movies resonate so deeply with you? Or what about why certain stories seem to be retold in various forms over and over again, resonating with people across cultures and time? Well, I didn’t. I used to think it was really ...
  7. Teenage Anxiety: Use Our Guide to Help Your Child Find Calm

    If it seems like your teen is experiencing more and more anxiety, you’re not alone. The National Institute of Mental Health says 25% of 13 to 18-year-olds have an anxiety disorder. Just under 6% have a severe anxiety disorder. This is not counting the tee ...
  8. Weekly Wisdom: Understand the 7 Levels of Your Existence

    We have seven layers or seven aspects of our existence.    Body, breath, and mind First is our body, second is our breath, third is our mind. It is the mind that experiences sound through the ears and sight through the eyes. The mind experiences the world ...
  9. Thoughts, Desires, and Manifestation: Q & A with Gurudev

    Audience members discuss with Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar the topics of desire, manifesting one’s desires, and the impact different types of desires have in your life and on the world. Read some of their conversation here: Staying alert and present Q: Ho ...
  10. Want a Masterclass in Deep Meditation? Start Your Journey Here

    I started my meditation journey in 1972 at just 13 years old. I have had some amazing experiences in deep meditation and have learned a lot along the way. I also trained to become a SKY Breath Meditation teacher in 2001. I’m here to share what I have lear ...
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