The Ups and Downs of Following Your Spiritual Aspiration
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The Ups and Downs of Following Your Spiritual Aspiration

By Natasha Friedman The Yearning of Spiritual Aspiration A student goes to his teacher in ancient India. He asks, “When will I reach enlightenment?”The teacher leads him to a river, takes him out in a rowboat, and asks him to jump overboard. When he does, the teacher thrusts the student’s head under the water and holds...

September 3, 2019September 18, 2019by
Dosha: The Three Humors of the Body
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Dosha: The Three Humors of the Body

Doshas—The Basic Energies in the Body The doshas are the biological humors or psychophysiological energies described in Ayurveda. There are three doshas and together, they orchestrate all the activities that occur within us. The doshas are called vata, pitta, and kapha, and each is further divided into five sub-doshas. Each dosha is mainly a combination...

September 3, 2019September 3, 2019by
Why Practice Silence in Spirituality?
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Why Practice Silence in Spirituality?

Mauna is a Sanskrit word that most succinctly means “silence.” There are many nuances inherent in its meaning and it can be practiced with varying degrees of intensity. Its performance is recommended both in classic yogic texts and in many contemporary contemplative traditions. There is a reverential silence that can be felt by everyone in moments...

August 29, 2019September 7, 2019by
A Yoga School Brings Life Back to Longeval Castle
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A Yoga School Brings Life Back to Longeval Castle

Longeval Castle was bought by Hridaya Yoga France, which wants to make the site its European center. For the past few months, volunteers from all over Europe have taken part in the renovation project. The Center is expected to open in May 2018. Little by little, the new identity of Longeval Castle is emerging …...

Learn to Love Useless Moments…
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Learn to Love Useless Moments…

Experience a unique immersion into your real and essential nature, the supreme and divine Self, through an artful integration of meditation and yoga techniques. Hridaya Yoga invites everyone to live with an open heart and discover the true potential of human life. Through daily meditations, hatha yoga classes, silent meditation retreats, and daily life awareness...

The Spiritual Heart (Part 1 of 6)
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The Spiritual Heart (Part 1 of 6)

Sahajananda explores the three dimensions of the Spiritual Heart. This video series was shot during a 10-Day Hridaya Silent Meditation Retreat in Mazunte, Mexico and offer a beautiful glimpse into the sacredness of the retreat experience.