2011 Summer – LOTUS 25th Anniversary


EXPANDED EDITION in honor of the LOTUS 25th Anniversary. With articles on the theme of The Universality of Yoga featuring leading teachers who integrate Yoga with Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism and Sufism. Special color section dedicated to the LOTUS anniversary, and a special interfaith feature that explores the facets and deeper meaning of: “Truth is one, paths are many.”

  • Is Yoga a Religion?—Sri Swami Satchidananda
  • From the Universal to the Particular—Swami Karunananda
  • An American Teacher’s Journey—Geshe Michael Roach
  • Becoming the Pearl—Shaykh Ahmed Abdur Rashid
  • Yoga and Buddhism’s Common Boundaries—Michael Stone
  • Vajra Yoga—Jill Satterfield
  • Interspiritual Mysticism—Cynthia Brix
  • Om Shalom—Steven J. Gold
  • The LOTUS Sutra—Graham Schweig
  • Is Yoga Really Universal?—Edwin F. Bryant
  • Where Yoga and Jesus Meet—Bhaktan Eberle
  • The Power of Yoga with a Sufi Heart—Junaid Shaikh
  • And featuring:

    Inside An Asana: Padmasana, The Emblem of Divine Beauty—Catherine Ghosh
    PLUS much more! Over 60 pages of in-depth articles and inspiration!

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4 Letters from the Editor
5 The Unity that Underlies All Religions
By His Holiness Sri Swami Sivananda
6 Is Yoga a Religion?
By His Holiness Sri Swami Satchidananda
8 From the Universal to the Particular: The Gift of the Master
By Swami Karunananda
10 Inside an Asana: Padmasana—The Emblem of Divine Beauty
By Catherine Ghosh
12 Special Section I:
Truth is One, Paths are Many
12 Are You Interspiritual?
An Interview with Cynthia Brix, M.Div.14 The Light Of Truth Universal Shrine: Celebrating the Unity in Diversity
By Reverend Kumari de Sachy, Ed.D.20 The All-embracing Reach of the LOTUS
By Swami Jyotirmayananda22 LOTUS: Sri Swami Satchidananda’s Gift to the World
By K. L. Seshagiri Rao, Ph.D.25 Reflections on “Truth is One, Paths are Many”
By Graham M. Schweig, Ph.D.
28 Special Section II:
One in Spirit: LOTUS 25th Anniversary
28 The LOTUS Sutra
By Graham M. Schweig, Ph.D.32 Anniversary Weekend Program
37 Special Section III:
One in Spirit: LOTUS 25th Anniversary
37 Buddhism and Yoga: An American Teacher’s Journey
An Interview with Geshe Michael Roach40 Becoming the Pearl: A Journey in Yoga and Sufism
An Interview with Shaykh Ahmed Abdur Rashid43 The Power of Yoga with a Sufi Heart:
An Interview with Junaid Shaikh44 Is Yoga Really Universal?
An Interview with Professor Edwin F. Bryant, Ph.D.

46 Christians Practicing Yoga: A Universal Approach
By Amy Russell

48 Om Shalom: Explorations of a Jewish Yogi
An Interview with Steven J. Gold

50 Yoga and Buddhism’s Common Boundaries:
An Interview with Michael Stone

52 Pratipaksha Bhavana in Judaism
By Reverend Sam Rudra Swartz

54 Rediscovering Eastern Orthodox Meditation through Yoga:
An Interview with Father Frank Panchak

56 Vajra Yoga:
An Interview with Jill Satterfield

58 How Yoga Got Me into Jesus and Jesus Got Me into Yoga
By Bhaktan Eberle

60 Being Peace
By Krista Katrovas

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