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  1. RYYO Yogathon – The Power of Community!

    July 7, 2009 by Jessica Earle Meadows, Category: News & Events

    On June 6th and 7th, Ottawa’s yoga community came together for the first time in a spirit of offering to give back to its youth-in-need. Seven participating studios, with nine locations throughout the Ottawa area, effortlessly said “yes” to Radha Yoga Youth Outreach (RYYO)’s request to participate in our inaugural weekend fundraiser.  Read on for more about the event as well as information on a job opportunity with RYYO… (more…)

  2. Seeking Light in Language

    July 4, 2009 by Jo Ann Hamm, Category: Reflection & Articles

    purple-rocketsJo Ann Hamm lives in Williams Lake, BC, and has been returning to the Ashram since her first courses here in the early 1990’s.  She shares with us 3 of her poems, intimate and Light-inspired expressions of a life touched by the Teachings. (more…)

  3. What Do I Want to Sustain?

    June 29, 2009 by Lightwaves, Category: Reflection & Articles


    After a recent visit to the Ashram, Carol Collier is reminded of why she donates to the Circle: “Sustainability of the environment, sustainability of the Ashram, sustainability of my own spiritual practice: these have motivated me to make a monthly donation to the Circle of Sustainability for the past several years.” (more…)

  4. Filling Up With Light

    June 26, 2009 by Andrew Baerthel, Category: Audio & Video

    Swami Radhananda“Right now there’s such a fullness in the atmosphere, everywhere is full, the flowers, the trees, the garden, and the ashram starts to fill up too with people coming for the summer. And so its a really good time to fill up with Light.” In this satsang video Swami Radhananda reflects on the Light as we cross through the most light-filled days of the year. “Thats the whole idea of the Divine Light Invocation is to really be filled, fulfilled in the Light, full of Light. And by doing that, its beneficial to you and to others. Its positive and its the most subtle symbol we can use for that divinity.”


  5. The Labyrinth

    June 19, 2009 by Cierra Dahlquist, Category: Reflection & Articles

    labyrinth bloomCierra Dahlquist, YDC 2009 graduate and Urban Yogini, begins... Perhaps my mind is a maze, but life is more like a labyrinth. The difference between a labyrinth and a maze, of course, is that a maze has branches and dead-ends, but a labyrinth only has twists and turns. If you just keep walking, you will get to the centre. In other words, no matter how complicated the maze of my mind tries to make my life seem, those twists and turns are just veils hiding the unchangeable truth that reality is a reliable path. (more…)

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