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Swami Satchidananda on the cover of Integral Yoga Magazine
Sample Articles from Integral Yoga Magazine
By Karuna Kreps I first learned of Swami Satchidananda when I was 16 and saw his striking photograph on the front page of the Village Voice. The caption read something like, “Flower children meet Swami Satchidananda at JFK Airport as he returns to New York, after completing the world tour that [full story]
By Kali Morse and Rashmi Galliano We have been leading Basic Integral Yoga Teacher Trainings for many years now and of course, one of the first practices that we share with the teacher trainees is Surya Namaskaram. My (Kali) first experience of Surya Namaskaram was in the early 1970s in the Ma [full story]
An Interview with Dean Ornish, M.D. Integral Yoga Magazine (IYM): Please tell us about your relationship with Swami Satchidananda. Dean Ornish (DO): Let me begin by saying that I wouldn’t be alive today if it weren’t for Swami Satchidananda—because I was very close to committing suicide [full story]
By Peter Max Since meeting Swami Satchidananda, the last 50 years have been the best years of my life. I’ve learned so much from Gurudev; even the way I met him was miraculous. It was 1966—a time of psychedelic experimentation among the youth and Yoga was virtually unknown in America. As an a [full story]
त्यं ब्रूयात्प्रियं ब्रूयान्न ब्रूयात्सत्यमप्रियम् । प्रियं च नानृतं ब्रूयादेष धर्मः सनातनः ॥ satyam brūyat_priyam brūyan_na brū [full story]
By Mark Nepo It is no accident that those who survive being broken and who make a home for the terrible knowledge are, in turn, at the threshold of enlightened living. Often, in our one-sided logic, we try to theorize that suffering is a prerequisite to deep living. In truth, inhabiting both side [full story]
By Sevika Laura Douglass, Ph.D. Turn on the radio or television and it becomes clear that those of us who live in North America are encouraged to be fearful. Advertisements, websites, articles, and relatives warn us to fear fat, illness, refugees, terrorists, identity theft, death, lack of money, [full story]
By Karla Dharmini Helbert When he was three months old, my firstborn child was diagnosed with a rare, highly aggressive brain tumor. Two weeks and three surgeries later, he endured his first chemotherapy treatment. Three days later, a CT scan revealed that his brain was completely destroyed. Docto [full story]
By Swami Sarvaananda Ph.D., B.C.C. Recently, we received a request from an Integral Yoga teacher to address yogic practices, traditions, and advice on preparing for death. Here are some tips, from our own expert in the field, that may be helpful in preparing for your or anyone’s journey—start [full story]
Access Your feelings Without Getting Stuck in Them
By Amy Weintraub, M.F.A., E-RYT 500 Every March, for the past ten years, I’ve led practices on and off the mat at the Psychotherapy Networker Symposium, a mind-expanding four days of workshops, keynotes, dancing, and schmoozing with old friends in Washington, D.C. Many of the therapists in our [full story]
Taravati’s Teaching Tips
By Tania Taravati Turcinovic Think about a great Yoga class that you attended. What made that class great? It could have been as simple as where your own body and mind were on that particular day. Or it might have been the space, or the other students. For most students, it was probably the teach [full story]
Song of the Heart: The Essence of Nada Yoga
 By Rajesh David Music is an integral part of my life. My being born into a family of singers and growing up in a musical atmosphere led naturally to my being trained in Indian classical vocal music. My first encounter with the concept of Nada Brahma was my teacher’s advice to “sing in such [full story]
What Matters Most: Self-realization or Spiritual Activism?
By Swami Ramananda In this pair of articles, Swami Ramananda and Claudia Huddleston explore the issue of spiritual activism as a form of Karma Yoga. For a long time, both these yogis have manifested their spiritual practice in the world. Recently they participated in an online course called, “E [full story]
Higher Education, Medical Yoga, and the Legacy of Integral Yoga
An Interview with Rev. M. Mala Cunningham, Ph.D., by Laura Sevika Douglass, Ph.D. In this interview, Dr. Cunningham discusses the growing field of Medical Yoga and the new, groundbreaking course she’s developed for the University of Virginia: “Foundations of Medical Yoga for Health Profession [full story]
Practice, Practice, Practice
By Karuna Karen Kreps, RYT 500 The curtain had not yet opened in New York City’s Carnegie Hall for the sold-out lecture on Yoga by Swami Satchidananda, when I and three other young Yoga teachers stepped out from behind the velvet drapes onto the lip of the iconic stage to demonstrate poses wh [full story]
Managing Your Mood with Yoga
By Amy Weintraub, M.F.A., E-RYT 500 My Journey I took my last antidepressant in 1989. Through the 1980s, I wore depression like a suit of armor, but you can’t exercise in a suit of armor, much less practice Yoga. I had meditated since receiving a mantra in 1970 and had even practiced Yoga p [full story]
Let it Go, Let it Go . . .
By Sri Swami Satchidananda Very often we see people living in fear: “Will I get it or not? If I get it, how can I hold on to it? That is not a natural way of living. Why? Because you’re attached to the result, to the reward. That brings all the problems. If you get it, you want more; if you d [full story]
Sthira Sukham Asanam
By Kali Morse and Rashmi Galliano   In The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, Book II: sutra 46, Patanjali describes asana as having two components: sthira—steady, sukham—comfortable. Swami Satchidananda’s commentary on this sutra tells us that “We need the strength of steel, but with stee [full story]
Why Yoga Works for All Bodies
By Shakti Bell I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) over seventeen years ago. I was fortunate to discover Hatha Yoga soon after—when my body demanded attention and was no longer something I could take for granted. I started to learn the virtues of taking control of a body that seemed to [full story]
The Brilliant Function of Pain
By Swami Vidyananda   Pain gets a bad rap in our culture. Actually, pain has many positive functions, one of which is to say, “Stop here. Don’t go beyond this point. This is the point where you are going to hurt yourself.” Pain also tells us that we have an illness. The brilliant fu [full story]
Yoga in North America – Questions and Answers with Sri Gurudev Swami Satchidananda
Question: What was the North American view of Yoga when you first arrived here? Sri Gurudev: I still remember the American hippie youth smoking cigarettes as they sat in chairs with their feet up on the table, sticking their feet in my face. After inhaling on a cigarette, someone asked me the que [full story]
The Universality of the Yoga Sutras
Rev. Jaganath Carrera, one of Integral Yoga's master teachers, is the author of a book on Patanjali's Yoga Sutras, Inside the Yoga Sutras. This book contains commentaries, reflections, translations, and is an all-in-one study guide. Renowned for his unique teaching style and in-depth approach to [full story]
When the word Yoga is mentioned, most people immediately think of some physical postures for relaxing and limbering up the body. This is one aspect of the Yogic science, but actually only a very small part and relatively recent in development. The physical Yoga, or Hatha Yoga, was primarily designed [full story]
The goal of Yoga is “to know thy Self.” Why should people have such a goal? So that they can be happy. But why are they seeking happiness? How do they know that happiness is something worth having? If they have such a desire, that means they must have experienced it before. Otherwise, how w [full story]
Yoga and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Dr. Bessel van der Kolk is considered one of  the world’s leading authorities on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). He has pioneered the use of Yoga as a therapy that is helping these individuals to work through their PTSD and regain a sense of mastery. In this interview, he discusses mind-bo [full story]
Inside the Yoga Sutras: Introduction
Sample from the Spring 2005 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine With Rev. Jaganath Carrera In this column, Rev. Jaganath Carrera, the author of the book Inside the Yoga Sutras, shares his reflections on specific sutras and help us to delve deeper into the timeless wisdom contained in the Yoga [full story]
Yoga Mom, Buddha Baby
According to Jyothi Larson, “Practicing Yoga with your baby is a wonderful way to add joy to your first year together.” This popular Yoga teacher talks about the specially adapted Yoga poses she has taught hundreds of moms and their “Buddha babies”—her term for the happy and calm babies in [full story]
Buddhism and Yoga: An American Teacher’s Journey An Interview with Geshe Michael Roach   Geshe Michael Roach has spent most of his adult life as a monk in Tibetan Buddhist monasteries and has been meditating for over 30 years. He’s gone deep in the study of both the Hatha Yoga Pradi [full story]
An Interview with Graham M. Schweig, PhD Questions about the origins of Yoga and whether Yoga is a part of the Hindu religion have arisen over the years in Yoga classes, teacher training programs and universities. In this interview, Dr. Graham Schweig, a scholar and a yogi, tackles these perennia [full story]
An Interview with Rama Jyoti Vernon If Mataji Indra Devi can be called the first lady of Yoga, Rama Jyoti Vernon can be called the keeper of the flame of Yoga. She was instrumental in hosting some of the first Yoga masters to come to the West, she began the first Yoga teacher training programs an [full story]
An Interview with John Friend Founded in 1997, Anusara Yoga is one of the most highly respected schools of Hatha Yoga in the world. Its founder, John Friend, was introduced to Yoga in 1967, at the age of 8, by his mother when she read him stories of yogis who had supernatural powers and hidden kn [full story]
By Nischala Joy Devi For over 30 years, Nischala Joy Devi has been highly respected internationally for her innovative way of expressing Yoga and its subtle uses for spiritual growth and complete healing. In this interview, she reflects upon her Yoga journey and how she is adapting the language [full story]
Sample from the Fall 2009 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine How I Came to Paramahansa Yogananda By Roy Eugene Davis (as told to Integral Yoga Magazine) In December 1949, I was 18 years old and I headed to Los Angeles, arriving at Self-Realization Fellowship (SRF) headquarters. I had take [full story]
An Interview with Mukunda Stiles As a practitioner and as a teacher of Yoga, Mukunda Stiles has pondered the Yoga Sutras for over three decades. He brings not just a philosophical understanding to the Sutras, but a deep personal experience that helps illuminate the text. In this interview, he sha [full story]
By Ravi Ravindra, PhD Over a period of 20 years, Dr. Ravindra engaged in conversations with the famed philosopher Jiddu Krishnamurti. He kept notes of these conversations and later wrote several books about Krishnamurti. As he pondered Patanjali’s teachings, Dr. Ravindra often returned to the [full story]
By Michael Stone As a yogi, mainly in the Krishnamacharya lineage, and as a practitioner of Buddhist meditation for many years, Chip Hartranft’s work bridges the traditions of Yoga and Buddhism. His deep contemplation and study of the Yoga Sutras is evident in this interview, conducted by Canad [full story]
An Interview with M.A. Jayashree, PhD To hear Dr. Jayashree chant the Yoga Sutras in Sanskrit is to be transported to the time when this great text was transmitted in the oral tradition. Her melodious voice, flawless pronunciation and classical articulation of the Sanskrit, replete with meaning a [full story]
By Roy Eugene Davis (as told to Integral Yoga Magazine) In December 1949, I was 18 years old and I headed to Los Angeles, arriving at Self-Realization Fellowship (SRF) headquarters. I had taken the SRF lessons by mail for a few months and had written to tell them I’d like to come out there and [full story]
An Interview with Mirabai Bush In 1970, Mirabai Bush met her guru, Neem Karoli Baba (Maharajji). His inspiration and emphasis on seva (service) led her to co-found, in 1996, the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society. CCMS’ mission is to bring contemplative practice into mainstream institutio [full story]
An Interview with Marsha Wenig Marsha Wenig is the founder and President of YogaKids®, an international organization dedicated to bringing Yoga to children. She has been a pioneer in the field of Yoga for children and draws on her roles as mother, teacher, poet and author to inform her work. In [full story]
An Interview with Elizabeth Tisdell, EdD Dr. Elizabeth Tisdell, is a former campus minister, and currently a Professor of Adult Education at Penn State Harrisburg. She teaches a course that explores spirituality in adult and higher education. In this interview, she shares why she believes spiritu [full story]
Sample from the Fall 2009 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine. Love, Serve, Remember God An Interview with Mirabai Bush In 1970, Mirabai Bush met her guru, Neem Karoli Baba (Maharajji). His inspiration and emphasis on seva (service) led her to co-found, in 1996, the Ce [full story]
Sample from the Fall 2009 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine. Spirituality and Culture in Higher Education An Interview with Elizabeth Tisdell, EdD Dr. Elizabeth Tisdell, is a former campus minister, and currently a Professor of Adult Education at Penn State Harrisburg [full story]
Sample from the Summer 2009 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine. Emotional Regulation in the Yoga Sutras By Richard Panico, MD Although Yoga is formally a system of liberation, it can be employed to teach skills of emotional regulation. Dr. Panico bridges the gap betwee [full story]
An Interview with Richard Miller, PhD Richard Miller’s deep integration of Yoga and western psychotherapy offer a unique glimpse into the process of emotional healing. Dr. Miller describes emotional wellness as, “Our ability to welcome everything, reject nothing and meet life just as it is. [full story]
Sample from the Summer 2009 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine. By the Time I Got to Woodstock...with Swami Satchidananda By Victor Arjuna Zurbel On July 14, 1969, I found myself in a chauffeured limousine, escorting Swami Satchidananda to the Woodstock Music Festival [full story]
Sample from the Spring 2009 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine. By Sharon Gannon In the Yoga Sutras, Patanjali lays out an eight-limbed plan for liberation called Raja Yoga. The first limb is called yama, which means restraint and includes five ethical restrictions: ahimsa (non-harming), satya (t [full story]
Sample from the Spring 2009 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine.. An Interview with Rabbi Gabriel Cousens, MD Gabriel Cousens is considered a physician of the soul. His book, Conscious Eating, has been referred to as the “bible of vegetarians.” His background as a holistic physician, medical r [full story]
Sample from the Spring 2009 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine. An Interview with David Wolfe One of the world’s leading authorities on nutrition answers our questions about how increasing alkalinity, eating superfoods (raw organic foods that have health benefits because they are known to be de [full story]
Sample from the Spring 2009 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine. By Jennifer Sokolov My then suitor, now husband announced during the first phone call of our courtship. He was referring to his two cats, Booger and Spudd, a pair of rescued mixed breeds from the same litter whose tabby markings and [full story]
Sample from the Winter 2009 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine An Interview with Russill Paul Largely unknown in the West, yet developing alongside Hatha Yoga, Nada Yoga is a 2000-year-old spiritual system. The Yoga of Sound, Russill Paul’s comprehensive book on the subject of Nada Yoga, makes [full story]
Sample from the Winter 2009 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine An Interview with Jonathan Goldman An internationally acknowledged master teacher, Jonathan Goldman has studied with masters of sound from both the scientific and spiritual traditions, including the Dalai Lama’s Chanting Gyuto and G [full story]
Sample from the Winter 2009 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine An Interview with Jai Uttal Jai Uttal is a pioneer in the world music community. His eclectic east meets west sound has put his music at the forefront of the world fusion movement. Jai’s musical roots embrace a rich variety of cultu [full story]
Sample from the Winter 2009 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine An Interview with Jeff Davis As a professional writer and Yoga teacher, Jeff Davis has taken The Journey from the Center to the Page, the book he wrote that explores paying attention to the soul of the writing craft, and how asanas, p [full story]
Sample from the Fall 2008 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine By Swami Karunananda Sri Gurudev used to say that God laughs on two occasions. The first is when two neighbors erect a fence and declare, “This is mine, and that is yours.” The second time is when a patient recovers, and the doctor [full story]
Sample from the Fall 2008 issue of Integral Yoga Magazin An Interview with Kelly McGonigal, PhD As editor of the International Journal of Yoga Therapy (published by the International Association of Yoga Therapists or IAYT), Kelly McGonigal is on the cutting edge of the Yoga therapy field. Her [full story]
Sample from the Fall 2008 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine. An Interview with Boris Bhagavan Pisman, MS, NCC Based on his personal experience with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), panic attacks and anxiety, Boris developed a Yoga-based approach to recovery. He talks about his journey and h [full story]
Sample from the  Fall 2008 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine. An Interview with Swamini Mayatitananda Through her relationship with cancer, Swamini Mayatitanandaji (formerly known as Maya Tiwari) discovered that profound results could be achieved from intensive inner work, meditation and fait [full story]
Sample from the Summer 2008 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine An Interview with Molly Lannon Kenny, MS-CCC Molly Lannon Kenny has developed classes, workshops and training programs in supporting illness, disease and life challenges in a holistic manner that encourages healing of the whole perso [full story]
Sample from the Summer 2008 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine An Interview with Mirabai Starr Since the passing of her daughter, Jenny, in 2001, Mirabai has dedicated her time to working with other people who are interested in using their experiences of grief and loss for spiritual growth and [full story]
Sample from the Summer 2008 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine “Crazy Sexy Cancer” Survivor An Interview with Kris Carr In 2003, 31-year-old actress and photographer Kris Carr was diagnosed with a rare and incurable stage four cancer. When the doctors told her that there was no medical [full story]
Sample from the Summer 2008 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine By Catherine Ghosh Ancient sages inform us that breath is the mirror of our ever flowing emotions. It reflects the way we each perceive and process external stimuli, and how we position our consciousness in relation to it. Because [full story]
Sample from the Spring 2008 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine An Interview with Sri Dharma Mittra In 1984, Sri Dharma Mittra completed the now famous “Master Yoga Chart of 908 Postures,” an offering to his Guru, Sri Swami Kailashananda, that can be found hanging in many a Yoga center. Now Dh [full story]
Sample from the Spring 2008 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine By Swami Karunananda When I think of what it means to really live Yoga, I recall a very special visit in late December, about thirty years ago. I was serving as director of the San Francisco IYI, and Sri Gurudev was coming to Califo [full story]
Sample from the Spring 2008 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine An Interview with Bo Lozoff Bo and Sita Lozoff founded, with Ram Dass, the largest prison interfaith ministry in the world. It is now in 60 countries with 50,000 prisoners on the mailing list. Bo’s book, We’re All Doing Time, no [full story]
Sample from the Spring 2008 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine In the early 1970s, Dean Ornish was a medical student who was stressed out, depressed, suffering from mononucleosis and about to make a really bad decision. Then, he had a life-altering encounter. In a newly released book, Sixty S [full story]
Sample from the Winter 2008 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine An Interview with Swami Vidyananda Swami Vidyananda’s workshops on Yoga and the emotions explore Integral Yoga techniques that bring greater harmony within oneself and to one’s relationships. These workshops use Hatha Yoga and med [full story]
Sample from the Winter 2008 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine An Interview with Peter Marchand Author and teacher Peter Marchand gives us an overview of Rasa Sadhana, an ancient practice of gaining mastery over the emotions that originated in India and that he learned from his teacher Harish J [full story]
Sample from the Winter 2008 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine An Interview with David L. Haberman, Ph.D. Dr. David Haberman is an expert in Indic studies, and he credits Sri Gurudev as being one of the inspirations for his fascination with India. Even though Dr. Haberman has taught every major [full story]
Sample from the Winter 2008 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine Around the Globe with Integral Yoga: San Francisco The First Accessible Integral Yoga Teacher Training Program An Interview with Rev. Jivana Heyman The Integral Yoga ® Institute of San Francisco launched a [full story]
Sample from the Fall 2007 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine An Interview with Dr. David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri) Dr. David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri), a regular contributor to Integral Yoga Magazine, is one of the few westerners recognized in India as a Vedacharya, or teacher of [full story]
Sample from the Fall 2007 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine An Interview with David Godman David Godman (his family’s actual surname) read a book in 1974 about the great sage and jnani, Sri Ramana Maharshi, and two years later traveled to his ashram in India. Since then, he has lived almost co [full story]
Sample from the Fall 2007 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine By Jean Dunn Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj is considered one of the twentieth century’s great Jnana Yogis. He was regarded as a Jivanmukta (living liberated soul) and as such, he was surrounded by many sincere students. Self-Knowledge and [full story]
Sample from the Fall 2007 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine An Interview with Swami Tadatmananda Vedanta and Psychotherapy would seem at opposite ends of the spectrum. Vedanta asserts that all is Brahman and psychotherapy has the psyche as its focus. But as Swami Tadatmananda (a senior disciple [full story]
Sample from the Spring 2007 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine An Interview with Graham M Schweig, PhD Dr. Schweig’s brand new book, Bhagavad Gita: The Beloved Lord’s Secret Love Song is described by Huston Smith (the internationally recognized authority on world religion) as a “beautiful a [full story]
Sample from the Spring 2007 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine By Rev. Stephanie Rutt For the past nine years, Stephanie Rutt has been facilitating study groups on the Bhagavad Gita with participants from all religions and walks of life. She has utilized Sri Gurudev’s book, The Living Gita for [full story]
Sample from the Spring 2007 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine An Interview with Gerry Shishin Wick, PhD and Ilia Shinko Perez By Padma Wick Padma Wick, an Integral Yoga teacher and Zen practitioner, interviews Shishin Roshi and Shinko Sensei about their new book, The Great Heart Way: How [full story]
Sample from the Spring 2007 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine Music of the Soul: Remembrances of Swami Turiyasangitananda (Alice Coltrane) By Gopala Pozzi On December 31st, 2006, just two weeks before she left the body, Gopala Pozzi visited Swami Turiyasangitanand [full story]
Sample from the Winter 2007 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine The Yoga Sutras Unveiled With Swami Karunananda, Rev. Jaganath Carrera and Rev. Paraman Barsel Integral Yoga Magazine asked three of Integral Yoga’s most senior Raja Yoga teacher trainers (each with over t [full story]
Sample from the Winter 2007 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine By Stephen Cope, M.S.W. According to psychotherapist and senior Kripalu Yoga teacher Stephen Cope, the mind is profoundly undervalued in our American Yoga tradition. Cope’s view is that the yogis of yore saw [full story]
Sample from the Winter 2007 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine By Dr. David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri) Dr. David Frawley is regarded as one of the world’s foremost experts on Ayurveda, Yoga and Vedic Studies. This article offers a preview of an exciting new Teache [full story]
Sample from the Winter 2007 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine By Michael Rhadeya Plasha Michael Plasha has spent nearly a decade refining his practice and teaching of Hatha Yoga while integrating Raja Yoga into the class. In this article he shares what inspired this appro [full story]
Sample from the Fall 2006 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine A Being of Love A Tribute by Dr. Wayne Dyer ... I was fortunate to meet Swami Satchidananda five or six times over the years and to spend some very beautiful, comfortable, joyful, peaceful loving moments with thi [full story]
Sample from the Fall 2006 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine Beyond “Instant” Yoga By Prudence B. Kestner Prue Kestner first met Sri Gurudev in England in 1976. This began a long association during which she invited Sri Gurudev to become an advisor to t [full story]
Sample from the Fall 2006 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine Make Your Life An Ongoing Yoga Retreat By Meenakshi Angel Honig In a tribute to Sri Gurudev, one of his senior students and a respected Yoga teacher selects her top 10 jewels of his teachings. Wit [full story]
Sample from the Summer 2006 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine LOTUS: A Universal Meditation Shrine An Interview With Sri Gurudev by Seshagiri Rao, Ph.D. In March of 1988, Dr. Seshagiri Rao interviewed Sri Gurudev for a journal article about the development of his interfaith w [full story]
Sample from the Summer 2006 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine Yoga Prayer: An Embodied Christian Spiritual Practice An Interview with Father Thomas Ryan, CSP As many as half of America’s estimated 15 million Yoga practitioners come from a Christian background. Catholic prie [full story]
Sample from the Summer 2006 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine The Gospel of Inclusion An Interview with Bishop Carlton Pearson Bishop Carlton Pearson was a Pentecostal evangelist and former host on the “Praise the Lord” (PTL) television program, when he had an awakening t [full story]
Sample from the Summer 2006 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine Shedding Light on the Gospel of Judas An Interview with Marvin Meyer, Ph.D. After 1,700 years, the Gospel of Judas, an early Christian papyrus manuscript discovered in the Egyptian desert more than thirty years ago [full story]
Sample from the Spring 2006 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine Music of the Soul Here Comes the Sun: The Spiritual and Musical Journey of George Harrison An Interview with Joshua M. Greene (Yogesvara Dasa) In the early ’70s, Joshua Greene spent time with George Harrison at his home and [full story]
Sample from the Spring 2006 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine There is Nothing Wrong With You An Interview with Cheri Huber Cheri Huber is a student and teacher in the Soto Zen tradition. She has devoted 30 years to helping people free themselves from suffering so they can en [full story]
Sample from the Spring 2006 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine The Natural Great Perfection An Interview with Lama Surya Das Lama Surya Das has spent thirty five years studying Zen, Vipassana, Yoga, and Tibetan Buddhism with the great masters of Asia. His adaptation for wester [full story]
Sample from the Spring 2006 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine Spirituality and Psychotherapy: The Positive Psychology of Buddhism and Yoga An Interview with Marvin Levine, Ph.D. For more than 40 years, Dr. Marvin Levine has been exploring the common boundaries between Buddhis [full story]
Sample from the Winter 2006 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine An Interview with Ravi Coltrane In the Fall issue of Integral Yoga Magazine we had an interview with Swami Turiyasangitananda (Alice Coltrane) and in this issue we’re delighted to include an interview with her’s and John Coltran [full story]
Sample from the Winter 2006 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine An Interview with PETA founder, Ingrid E. Newkirk A common tenet of all spiritual traditions is the development of compassion. Yet we often miss opportunities to express that compassion in ways that can make a difference. In this in [full story]
Sample from the Winter 2006 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine An Interview with Dr. Neal Barnard Clinical researcher and author Neal Barnard, M.D., is one of America’s leading advocates for health, nutrition and higher standards in medical research. In 1985 Dr. Barnard founded the Physicians [full story]
Sample from the Winter 2006 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine An Interview with Arun Gandhi Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said of Mahatma Gandhi: “Gandhi was inevitable. If humanity is to progress, Gandhi is inescapable. He lived, thought and acted, inspired by the vision of humanity evolvin [full story]
Sample from the Fall 2005 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine My Experiences with His Holiness the Dalai Lama An Interview with Dr. Jeffrey Hopkins by Ramanan Schultz After 31 years as Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia, where he ha [full story]
Sample from the Fall 2005 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine An Interview with Donna De Lory Donna De Lory is known for her pop music and beautiful backup vocals for artists like Jewel and Enrique Iglesias. She is probably most well-known for touring with Madonna as one of her two singing/d [full story]
Sample from the Fall 2005 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine An Interview with Alice Coltrane Alice Coltrane (Swami Turiyasangitananda) is the widow of jazz legend John Coltrane. After her husband’s passing she continued their shared exploration of Eastern music and spirituality. In 1970 sh [full story]