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Vegetarianism by Sri Swami Sivananda

Vegetarianism by Sri Swami Sivananda

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Sage Uddalaka instructed his son Svetaketu: “Food when consumed, becomes threefold. The gross particles become the excrement, the middling ones flesh, and the fine ones the mind.” My child, when curd is churned, its fine particles which rise upwards form … Full Story

Chanting from the Soul: An Interview with Krishna Das

Chanting from the Soul: An Interview with Krishna Das

Sample from the Winter 2004 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine

By Ratna Stone

Profiled by Time magazine in October 2003, Krishna Das is regarded as America’s leading “chantmaster.” Each year Krishna Das gives a workshop in Yogaville and he graciously Full Story

This Yogi Doesn’t Do Diets

This Yogi Doesn’t Do Diets

I have journeyed the land of diets and dieting for many years now. Most of it is in the past. My final conclusion—diets fail you every time. There is a reason the word DIE is in diet.
You essentially negate … Full Story

Yogic Meal Prayer

Before each meal that is served in Yogaville, we recite a meal prayer that is comprised of the last few verses of the Sri Annapurna Stotram, written by Sri Shankara. This meal prayer is followed by an English translation given Full Story