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  1. Music from the Heavens

    an offering from the mishras

    June 1, 2010 by Andrew Baerthel, Category: Audio & Video

    Gandharvas: (Sanskrit, गंधर्व) Known for their superb musical skill, and for being messengers between humans and the Gods.

    On Saturday, May 22nd, Pandit Deobrat Mishra and Prashant Mishra offered a concert of classical Indian music in the Temple of Divine Light at Yasodhara Ashram.


  2. Mind and Action

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

    Swami Radhananda“From each action, we learn. We just can’t stay inactive, because the world is always changing, our mind is always changing.” In this Satsang talk, Swami Radhananda speaks about the mind, the nature of change and the power of choice. She asks us to observe when we talk ourselves out of taking the action that is needed. Finally as the doer, we have the power to undo the past, present and future. “Awareness is the key.”


  3. Sanyas: The Yoga of Renunciation

    December 19, 2009 by Andrew Baerthel, Category: Audio & Video

    Swami Radhananda“(Sanyas) is the further development of your spiritual life. It’s not an end because you never start something from the end, you always start from the beginning, being a beginner. And then it carries on, you keep going forward.” In this satsang talk, Swami Radhananda explores sanyas, renunciation and the importance of living in spiritual community. Swami Samayananda and Swami Sivananda both add insights into their own experience of Sanyas as well as the process of working with the new Timeless title, On Sanyas: The Yoga of Renunciation.


  4. Tough as Steel, Soft as Butter

    December 12, 2009 by Andrew Baerthel, Category: Audio & Video

    Swami Sivananda“You have to be tough as steel and as soft as butter” were words that Swami Radha used to describe compassionate action. In this Satsang talk, Swami Sivananda shares some of his personal experience of the tougher side of compassion. Yasodhara Ashram recently celebrated a week focused on compassion in support of the release of the Charter for Compassion. Throughout the week, Satsang talks focused on this theme.


  5. Relating With the Divine

    December 4, 2009 by Andrew Baerthel, Category: Audio & Video

    Deborah PohorskiDuring the week which saw the launch of the Charter for Compassion, Satsang talks focused on personal experiences of compassion. In this video, Yasodhara Ashram resident, Deborah Pohorski speaks about relationships and cultivating our relationship with the Divine. She emphasizes “valuing everything we receive as a direct connection with that Divine part of ourselves” and that “being a good friend to whatever the Divine is to us means making the effort to relate.”


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