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Yoga Gives Back: Annual Fundraiser, Nov. 12, 2022

Join Yoga Gives Back for their 15th Anniversary Gala online on Nov. 12, 2022. Let's unite for inspiration, mindfulness, and Yoga to raise funds to support more than 2400 women and children with YGB programs of empowerment in India. YGB is honored to present their...

A Vegan Journey: Ahimsa in Action

November is World Vegan Month and also the time when many friends and families enjoy turkey dinners, so it seems most fitting to share the wisdom of ahimsa (non-injury) through the life and teachings of Meenakshi Angel Honig. Meenakshi, a senior Integral Yoga teacher...

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FILM: “Gratitude Revealed”

FILM: “Gratitude Revealed”

From the producer of “Fantastic Fungi,” comes this new documentary, “Gratitude Revealed.” The film takes us on a transformational experience of how to live a more meaningful life full of Gratitude. Through intimate conversations with everyday people and thought...

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New Multimedia Website Launched: Insights

New Multimedia Website Launched: Insights

For 35 years, Mind & Life has supported research and dialogue at the intersection of science and contemplative wisdom to better understand the nature of the human mind. Now, to share key learnings inspired through our work, we’re pleased to announce Insights, a...

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Thanksgiving Yoga Class to Benefit The Mission Food Hub

Thanksgiving Yoga Class to Benefit The Mission Food Hub

The Integral Yoga Institute of San Francisco is offering a morning in-person & online Yoga class this Thanksgiving (Nov. 24, 2022) from 9 – 10:30 am PST. As we move through a yoga practice, we will focus on gratitude and on the profound effects that the...

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Meditation Teacher Training Online: Begins Dec. 2022

Meditation Teacher Training Online: Begins Dec. 2022

The Integral Yoga Institute of San Francisco is offering a Meditation Teacher Training Online program starting Dec. 1, 2022 and resuming from January 5 – Feb 12, 2023. The training will enable trainees to go deeper in their own practice and guide their students...

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Cultivating Gratitude: A Month of Practice Ideas

Cultivating Gratitude: A Month of Practice Ideas

This offering of 30 daily gratitude practice ideas from Gratefulness.org ranges from simple actions to reflective meditations to weeklong commitments – all designed to inspire and support your grateful living journey. Experiment with repeating one practice every day...

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Vegetarian Crocodile Offered Last Rites at Hindu Temple

Vegetarian Crocodile Offered Last Rites at Hindu Temple

Indian Express: In a rare gesture, a Kerala temple accorded “bhu samadhi” to a crocodile, named Babiya, that died in the shrine’s pond on Sunday night and a post-mortem cited the death due to old age. Since the crocodile has been part of the lore of Sree...

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The Meat & Dairy Farmers Going Vegan

The Meat & Dairy Farmers Going Vegan

Recently, BBC News reported that after one UK dairy farmer lost most of his dairy herd to bovine tuberculosis that he decided he would no longer send animals to the slaughterhouse. "It made me wonder if we can justify the industrial slaughter of sentient beings," says...

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Be the Centerpoint

Be the Centerpoint

We all look for excitement, thinking that it is a plus. But what is a plus? A minus crossed. A pendulum won’t swing to the plus side and remain there. When it swings to one side, it automatically has to come back to the other. When you want excitement, and swing to...

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The Heart of the Matter

The Heart of the Matter

My father would have been in a coffin when I was 16 years-old had he not noticed subtle changes in his breathing and the way that he felt while running on a treadmill at the gym. My father was an avid runner, and a wonderful example of one who takes care of their...

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Finding Gold in Yoga Practice

Finding Gold in Yoga Practice

It has been easy for me to stay on the spiritual path for thirty-four years; but finding an attitude that sustains my joy and compassion is the challenge. A dogmatic seeker is dangerous. I could easily become rigid, controlling, or just an annoying know-it-all. It’s...

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Yoga as “Lifestyle Medicine”

Yoga as “Lifestyle Medicine”

I first came across the teachings of Swami Satchidananda (Sri Gurudev) in a transcript from a talk he gave in which he said, “We have a natural state of ease and when we lose it we get disease.” I was in medical school at the time, and nobody was really addressing the...

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Integral Yoga Teachers Online Conference Nov. 4–6, 2022

Integral Yoga Teachers Online Conference Nov. 4–6, 2022

Integral Yoga trained teachers are invited to the Integral Yoga Teachers Online Conference scheduled for November 4th through the 6th, 2022. The weekend is designed to refine your teaching skills and provide you with teaching inspiration and personal relaxation....

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BOOK: “Woodstock – A Spiritual Moment in Time”

BOOK: “Woodstock – A Spiritual Moment in Time”

In this latest book from Woodstock Festival photographer Elliott Landy, Woodstock: A Spiritual Moment in Time, is the first of a series of personal short books featuring Landy's photographs, both the well known, music related ones from the Sixties and other genres of...

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Egyptian Dreams: 9 Day Cairo & Nile Cruise Vacation

Egyptian Dreams: 9 Day Cairo & Nile Cruise Vacation

Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville is hosting Egyptian Dreams: 9 Day Cairo & Nile Cruise Vacation from February 7 – 15, 2023. Egypt, home to one of humanity’s greatest ancient civilizations with its divine Pharaohs and pantheon of deities, is ready to show you its...

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Navaratri Pujas!

Navaratri Pujas!

Navaratri is one of the most revered annual Hindu festivals observed in the honor of the Divine Mother, Devi, the Goddess. It spans over nine nights and a10th day (known as Vijayadasami). Navaratri began on September 26 and ends on October 5th, 2022. Satchidananda...

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“Mission: JOY” – Documentary

“Mission: JOY” – Documentary

“ Mission: JOY ” is the moving and charming documentary about the friendship between Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu and their secrets of finding joy in troubled times. These unlikely friends impart lessons gleaned from lived experience, ancient traditions, and the latest...

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The Yoga of Gardening

The Yoga of Gardening

I dropped the corn seeds in the furrow and wondered if they would grow. In the dark earth they glowed like citrine quartz; it seemed improbable that in two months the tiny dry seeds would grow into plants that would stand above my head. Many gardeners told me growing...

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