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  1. The Heart of the Matter

    December 31, 2010 by Sandra Hindson, Category: Reflection & Articles

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    “What is your heart’s desire?” Swami Radhananda asks me in her light lilting voice that penetrates the veils of my emotions. It was the spring of 2007 and I had been experiencing depression. Out of nowhere, out of the ethos, out of the centre of my being comes “travel!” I hear myself say this wondering, “Where did that come from?” It was a very simple yet profound question, which set me on a journey that would span the next 2 years – it takes time for a seed to germinate fully into its bloom. (more…)


  2. Rishikesh Diaries

    part two

    October 28, 2010 by Amanda Lynne, Category: Reflection & Articles

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    Amanda: I experienced tips of my roots in India. An almost unrecognizable essence that could be triggered by a Sanskrit word, an elderly woman arranging flowers for aarti, a beggar on the street saying Hari Om as I passed by, or genuine eye contact from the shopkeeper handing me a cup of chai.

    What is a spiritual lineage? I never met either Swami Sivananda or Swami Radha, so how is it that I identify so strongly with this lineage?

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  3. Rishikesh Diaries

    part one

    October 6, 2010 by Amanda Lynne, Category: Reflection & Articles

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    After spending time in Pune, India teaching yoga, arts, and English to impoverished youth, Amanda Lynne Jahnke and Paula Richardson set course for Rishikesh, intending to capture the essence of Sivananda Ashram, having welcomed Swami Radha 55 years ago.


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