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  1. Nurturing Insights

    swami durgananda reflecting creativity

    July 21, 2010 by Swami Durgananda, Category: Reflection & Articles

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    Our elders hold the key to a kaleidoscope of wisdom, inspiration and guidance. In this reflection, Swami Durgananda invites us to explore the latent creativity that awaits our awareness if we are curious enough to know.

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  2. Restoring Kuan Yin

    November 10, 2009 by Swami Jyotihananda, Category: News & Events

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    swr-w-quanyinspokane95Kuan Yin the Bodisattva of Compassion in the form of a goddess stands in the heart of the atrium of Mandala House at Yasodhara Ashram.¬† Many an aspirant has been touched by her presence, regal, ready to serve those who come close. In China, Kuan Yin is usually shown in a white flowing robe, in Her right hand is a water jar containing pure water and the left holds a willow branch. Her crown usually depicts the image of Amitabha Buddha, Kuan Yin’s spiritual teacher before she became a Bodhisattva. Swami Jyotihananda shares her reflections on the restoration of Kuan Yin from her oxidized form to her former golden glory, reflecting on her own polishing.

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  3. Liberation: How to Begin

    July 25, 2009 by Andrew Baerthel, Category: Audio & Video

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    Liberation CoverOn December 29th 1973, Swami Radha gave a satsang talk on the subject of Liberation. It has evolved through different formats and mediums over the years and is now available digitally after being completely remastered, refined and polished. In this post, Lightwaves proudly presents an audio clip of the first chapter, How to Begin, along with reflections from media intern, Andrew Baerthel and resident sanyasin, Swami Durgananda.
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  4. 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…)


  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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