1. The Body as a Garden

    satsang with swami radhananda

    April 29, 2010 by Andrew Baerthel, Category: Audio & Video

    “Hear the rhythm of the beat of life, become aware of the force of Light growing.” With the arrival of the spring season, the Ashram community gathered for a ceremony to officially open and bless the garden on Easter weekend. In this satsang talk, Swami Radhananda leads us through a guided visualization of the body as a garden, and invites us to clarify what we want to nourish in ourselves.

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  2. Blogging for Climate Change

    October 15, 2009 by Andrew Baerthel, Category: News & Events

    Blog Action DayToday, for the third consecutive year, over 10,000 blogs will be discussing one single issue. An issue that has been foremost in the works and practices at Yasodhara Ashram: climate change. The idea began in 2007 as a way to unite blogs, and to focus on raising awareness of a single issue, triggering global discussion. Last year, over 10 million readers tuned in to read about global poverty. For more information about Blog Action Day, as well as links to other participating blogs and their posts on climate change, click here.

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  3. Allowing the Plants to Speak

    August 13, 2009 by Andrew Baerthel, Category: Audio & Video

    Paris Marshall Smith, Garden Manager

    Paris Marshall Smith, Garden Manager

    “It’s about allowing the plants to speak louder than us, and what I’m recognizing is that of course internally that means allowing the small voices within myself to speak louder as well”. Paris Marshall Smith, Yasodhara Ashram’s Garden Manager takes some time to reflect on the devi of speech, creating space and her experience of selfless service. This Lightwaves post continues our series of area reflections leading up to this year’s Annual General Meetings (AGM). To find out more about Karma Yoga, the Young Adult Program and how you can become involved, you may visit the ashram online by Clicking Here.

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  4. Yasodhara Ashram Newsletter- July

    July 9, 2009 by Lightwaves, Category: News & Events

    This month’s newsletter from Yasodhara Ashram contains updates from the Ashram, information on the Radha community and upcoming courses. If you didn’t see it in your mail box this month, and want to stay connected then subscribe now! If you are already subscribed, you can skip over this post and stay tuned for next month’s newsletter. (more…)


  5. Reflection From the Garden

    June 15, 2009 by Paris, Category: Reflection & Articles

    gardenParis Marshall Smith arrived at the Ashram in May to take on the management of our organic gardens. She lets us into a world of soil, senses, careful attention, and the cultivation of balance. She also shares an excellent recipe for organic fertilizer! Read on for inspiration both subtle and practical. (more…)


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