1. Meet the 2011 YDC

    January 29, 2011 by Alex Archibald and Devin Biviano, Category: Audio & Video

    On a recent Karma Yoga day, Lightwaves videographers Alex Archibald and Devin Bivano caught up with participants in the 2011 Yoga Development Course. The question we asked each person was: “What has been the highlight of the YDC so far?” Here are their responses.

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  2. The Practice of Space

    a commitment to teaching

    August 10, 2010 by James, Category: Reflection & Articles

    “The image I had of what teaching might look like and the idea I had of what commitment meant were getting in the way… Working with a daily mantra practice I found the space to challenge the habitual mind of ‘I can’t.'”

    James Ward reflects on beginning as a Radha Yoga teacher in England.

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  3. Work and Healing

    satsang with swami radhananda

    May 19, 2010 by Andrew Baerthel, Category: Audio & Video

    “That’s the ideal that we want: that our nature and our spiritual part will come to some cultivated, harmonious way inside and outside. We want to be masters of ourselves and be the master of our work — whatever is given to us — and not a slave to it.” In this satsang talk, Swami Radhananda reflects on the healing potential of work and the opportunities it provides for us to expand our awareness, and to make better choices.

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  4. Spring Light

    March 5, 2010 by Sandra Hindson, Category: News & Events

    As we move out of the dark days of winter into the growing light of spring, the air is filled with a promise for new growth. The Yoga Development Course is now in its 8th week and participants are deeply involved in this incredible journey of self-discovery. Participants joined the Ashram community for a day of  Karma Yoga with a focus on the Divine Mother prayer from the Ananda Lahari (Wave of Bliss) as a reminder of Her presence. As the last several weeks have demonstrated life is a wave that ebbs and flows and the only constant is change- like the seasons. (Watch a slide show of this incredible day.)

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  5. Cultivating Sacred Space Online

    January 8, 2010 by Niall McKenna, Category: Reflection & Articles

    Niall McKennaNiall Mckenna fills us in on an exciting and creative ‘man-ifestation’ of the Teachings: a group of Ashram-connected men have become ‘pioneers’ of sorts – meeting online to create a safe and supportive space in which to connect in the heart, communicate openly, and challenge and support one another in their continuing processes.

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