Category Archives: Interfaith

Interfaith Inspiration: Torah and the Yoga Sutras

By Eli Mallon, M.Ed.

In his Yoga Sutras, Patanjali says: “Tapah Svadhyayesvara Pranidhanani Kriyah Yogah.” Sri Gurudev translates this as: “Accepting pain as help for purification, study of spiritual books, and surrender to the Supreme Being constitute Yoga in practice.” … Full Story

The Entire World is My Family

The Entire World is My Family

a1899RIn essence we are one. We are all related to each other. All we have to do is to understand that and to experience it. We are related in spirit. If we see the spirit in ourselves, we will realize … Full Story

Yoga Prayer: An Embodied Christian Spiritual Practice

Yoga Prayer: An Embodied Christian Spiritual Practice

Fr.RyanAs many as half of America’s estimated 15 million Yoga practitioners come from a Christian background. In this interview, Catholic priest and Yoga teacher, Fr. Thomas Ryan illuminates how Christians can use Yoga to experience their bodies as temples of Full Story

Yoga and Kabbalah

Yoga and Kabbalah

Some years ago, Prahaladan Mandelkorn and Rabbi David Shneyer offered at Yogaville what may have been the first Yoga and Kabbalah workshop. Here are some themes from these overlapping spiritual pathways.

Sri Gurudev and the White Stone,  1978

A group … Full Story

Living “Just As It Is”: My Journey in Yoga and Zen

Living “Just As It Is”: My Journey in Yoga and Zen

One of Sri Gurudev’s most senior devotees reveals the innermost yearnings that took her deep into Zen Buddhism as part of her Integral Yoga path. In this article, she shares her journey through personal stories, conversations with Swami Satchidananda and Full Story

A Journey in Sufism and Yoga

A Journey in Sufism and Yoga

A2597RPir Vilayat Khan (the great Sufi Master and head of the Sufi Order International) entrusted Devi Tide (pictured behind Pir Vilayat, far right), one of his closest students, with the administration of his organization and now the Sufi Healing Order Full Story