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Real Contentment

Santosha, the second niyama in the Raja Yoga system, means contentment. We also have a saying in the West that “Contentment is golden.” Why? Contentment is golden because it doesn’t depend on the things around you, the things that … Full Story

The Meaning of Sivaratri

Question: Can you please tell us about the meaning and the significance of Sivaratri?

Sri Swami Satchidananda: Like any other spiritual practices or observances, the Hindus have one night-long vigil remembering Lord Siva. They divide the night into four parts … Full Story

Mantra Meditation

Mantra Meditation

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I am often asked, “What should I meditate upon?” The simplest thing is to repeat a mantra (a mystic sound). It is a very sound method. It is really simple, but at the same time, very powerful. It could be … Full Story

New! Yoga Wisdom Card Deck

New! Yoga Wisdom Card Deck

Yoga Wisdom CardEach of these 52 cards is filled with wisdom from the classical, contemplative Yoga tradition as taught by Yoga master Sri Swami Satchidananda, founder of Integral Yoga®. The front of each card contains an inspiring thought or affirmation to guide … Full Story