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  1. Living In the Light

    satsang with swami radhananda

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

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    “Living at the ashram is for living and learning. It’s learning how to live, and it’s living so that you can keep on learning. We all have that opportunity.”

    In this satsang talk from the archives, Swami Radhananda speaks about the unique opportunities that living in spiritual community offers each of us. Living in an environment where we are challenged to reflect on our choices and actions, we are given the chance to grow.

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  2. Week of Compassion

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

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    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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  3. Kundalini Dances: Interview with Swami Yasodananda

    November 3, 2009 by Lightwaves, Category: Reflection & Articles

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    Yasodananda-2-This summer, Yasodhara Ashram added a new workshop to it’s summer offerings.  Developed by Swami Yasodananda, a long time devotee of Swami Radha’s and a student of classical East Indian dance, participants explored and reflected on the sacred dance of the Kundalini Mantras.  I met with Yasodananda on the deck of Mandala House at the Ashram one beautiful August morning to learn more about her process of developing this sacred dance and the workshop itself. (Note the slide show at the end of this article)

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  4. Music as a Spiritual Tool

    May 26, 2009 by Sarah Spence, Category: Reflection & Articles

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    Sarah Spence

    Songwriter Sarah Marlowe Spence lives and teaches Yoga in Auckland, New Zealand.  She has studied at Yasodhara and was one of the musicians who contributed to the recording of Lift – sacred music from the Ashram.  Here she shares her experience of the ‘pyramid’ of music – from pop to songwriting, bhajans and mantra, reflecting on the role each has played in her life and her connection with the Light.

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  5. Leaving the Maze

    November 14, 2008 by Lightwaves, Category: Audio & Video

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    In this excerpt from a workshop given in September 1989 entitled Maps of the Mind, Swami Radha describes the part of the mind involved with distraction & illusion, and asks “How do we come back to centre?” (more…)


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