Temporary Closure of the Center
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Temporary Closure of the Center

Dear Friends of the Heart, In light of the current situation regarding the coronavirus, which is presently unfolding in Europe and France, we have had to take the difficult decision to temporarily close our Hridaya Yoga France Center to the public, from now until the end of April. It is with much disappointment that we...

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...

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Buddhas Everywhere
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Buddhas Everywhere

By Tasha Friedman There’s a special kind of paranoia that the Tibetan Buddhist tradition says you should cultivate: a sneaking suspicion that everyone around you might be a Buddha. Maybe, just maybe, any person you see is actually an enlightened being taking this form to teach you something.

Transfiguration Ritual at Hridaya
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Transfiguration Ritual at Hridaya

By Tasha Friedman During Hridaya Yoga Modules, we offer our students an opportunity to participate in a sacred transfiguration ritual, where we practice Shiva/Shakti Adoration through steady and soft eye gazing revealing Shiva (Divine Masculine) and Shakti (Divine Feminine), followed by deep meditation on the Spiritual Heart.

Recipe For a Yogi Snow Day
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Recipe For a Yogi Snow Day

By Tasha Friedman Snow days aren’t only fun for kids! When the land outside becomes a frosty winter wonderland, we yogis and yoginis can enjoy a well-deserved break from the outside world. Not sure what to do with your time? Here’s a homemade, tried-and-true recipe for a delightful yogi snow day.

Yoni Puja: Worshipping Shakti
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Yoni Puja: Worshipping Shakti

The most well-known treatise about worshipping the yoni is, without doubt, Yoni Tantra. As is the case in many other Tantras, this tantric text is a dialog between Shiva and Parvati. It reveals the highly revered sadhana practiced by kaulas (tantrics), the yoni puja.

December 4, 2018April 21, 2019by
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