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Radha’s Life Of Service | Lightwaves
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  1. Swami Durgananda in Spokane

    March 26, 2010 by Swami Durgananda, Category: Reflection & Articles

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    Swami Durgananda, who is residing in Spokane, WA for the winter months, updates Lightwaves with what she is doing now while living at the Radha Centre and shares some of her memories of being with Swami Radha during her final years.  Her tender stories resonate with a quality that reminds us of the sweetness of the relationship between teacher and student. This Saturday, March 20, under skies of blue, radiant with sunshine, we at Yasodhara Ashram celebrated Swami Radha’s 99th birthday. It was day overflowing with gratitude for all that she manifested in her life, a legacy that we are the beneficiaries of.

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  2. Remembering Radha in Spokane

    July 13, 2009 by Swami Durgananda, Category: Reflection & Articles

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    SpokaneOn a visit to Spokane, Swami Durgananda remembers precious times spent with Swami Radha during the last years of her life. “Being in Spokane’s Radha Yoga Center has been like coming home to my time with Swami Radha in 1995. And yet this is a new era and many changes have taken place. But the Peacock House, named for its colour, still holds the vibrant atmosphere – a mixture of softness and peace combined with the unexpected.” (more…)


  3. Swami Radha's Life of Service XVIII

    May 5, 2009 by Swami Durgananda, Category: Reflection & Articles

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    Swami RadhaThe series takes us into the mid ’70’s with stories of an inspiring visit from Swami Venkatesananda as well as the first instances of the ashram closing for part of the year to allow residents to rest and renew.  Gratitude shines through the words of those who were touched by Swami Radha’s work and teachings at that time. (more…)


  4. Radha's Life of Service XVll

    February 24, 2009 by Swami Durgananda, Category: Reflection & Articles

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    srnada-cropThis installment of Radha’s Life of Service tells of an ashram that, in 1974, was “expanding in many ways,” – including the garden and the addition of the Ashram’s Teepee – and attracting notable visitors such as Swami Nadabrahmananda and Peter Caddy (founder of the Findhorn community in Scotland.) (more…)


  5. Radha's Life of Service XVl

    December 24, 2008 by Lightwaves, Category: Reflection & Articles

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    In her ongoing research into Swami Radha’s life and work, Swami Durgananda turns up evidence of her involvement & engagement with the local community.  Swami Radha enthusiastically invited community members to come to the Ashram for everything from baby blessings to dance lessons. (more…)


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