1. Peggy’s Process

    January 18, 2010 by Claudette, Category: Reflection & Articles

    clo's-phototClaudette Burton shares the process of patience in writing her first book, which begins with a dream.  Read how the signs emerge pointing her in the direction of Peggy, her main character and the children’s story that would inspire both young and old- “The Porcupine Who Would.” (Read an excerpt from her book at the end of this article.)

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  2. Swami Samayananda on Sanyas

    December 17, 2009 by Swami Samayananda, Category: Reflection & Articles

    SamayanandaJanet Gaston entered the sacred order of Sanyas on September 8th and emerged as Swami Samayananda. Samaya in Sanskrit means commitment or vow. The goddess Samaya is present in the Kundalini Mantras of the first and  second chakra, whose compassion, Swami Radha writes, ‘allows the aspirant to return and try again. This is Her most soothing service.’  Swami Samayananda shares her process of beginning her new life at the same time letting go of another.

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  3. 7 Days of Transition

    December 11, 2009 by Nicole Davis, Category: Reflection & Articles

    7-daysNicole Davis recently immersed herself in a 7-Day Yoga Retreat. She reflects on the power of sharing her experiences and the healing that happens when we reveal those tender places with another.

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  4. Week of Compassion

    November 19, 2009 by Sandra Hindson, Category: Audio & Video

    Temple-3On Sunday, November 8th Yasodhara Ashram initiated a week of focused celebration to mark the launch of the Charter for Compassion.  In the company of other Radha Centres in the United States, Canada and individuals both here and all over the world, there was a joining of hands bringing compassion into the forefront of our minds.

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  5. 350.org: Uniting for Climate Action

    October 18, 2009 by Lightwaves, Category: News & Events

    350.ORGOctober 24th is the day for Climate Change Action. Scientists tell us that 350 parts per million of CO2  in our atmosphere is the safe limit for humanity. The current level is 387. The United Nations will soon be hosting it’s annual meetings on climate change in Copenhagen with the intent of  creating a “comprehensive, ambitious and fair international climate change deal.” This year, many organizations have banded together to give citizens of the planet a voice as these discussions are going on. The organization is known as 350.

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