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Bhakti Love Reunion: Sept. 15 – 18, 2022

The Bhakti Love Reunion will be held September 16th - 18th, 2022 at Native Springs, Weldon, California (near Bakersfield and Lake Isabella). A life changing weekend of community, collaboration, harmonious energy, oneness, mindfulness, playfulness and joy. A sacred...

The Sound of Yoga

High summer rang loud on garlic harvest day. I stuck my pitchfork into the soil as sun spilled down the hill and into the veggie garden. Goldfinches twittered as they climbed the swaying sunflowers. Warm and sweet air rose from the earth. Leaving the pitchfork speared...

A Weekend of Music, Mantra & Magic: August 2022

Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville will host a special weekend of Music, Mantra, and Magic with Seán Johnson & The Wild Lotus Band from August 12 - 14, 2022, in person. Join Seán Johnson and The Wild Lotus Band for a heart-opening weekend bhakti retreat that includes...

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The Mantra of Love

The Mantra of Love

Manish Vyas is a teacher of Nada Yoga, the Yoga of sound. His composition "Tumi Bhaja Re Mana" is one of his most popular and beautiful. Translated, the mantra means: Oh mind (mana), my dear friend, always chant (bhaja) the name of the Divine, Always repeat (japa)...

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The Power of Mantra and the Science Behind It

The Power of Mantra and the Science Behind It

We know that mantras can help us feel calm and focused, but why are they so effective? Recent research studies show that mantra chanting has a wealth of physical, mental and emotional benefits. Not only is it a beautiful spiritual practice helping us feel grounded and...

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East-West Fusion

East-West Fusion

American jazz pianist and compose Dave Brubeck's most famous song is "Take Five." Brubeck is considered one of the foremost exponents of cool jazz. In this video, it is re-imagined with an arrangement by musicians from Sachal Studios in Lahore, Pakistan. The result is...

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Just Released! Downloadable Kirtan and Bhajans

Just Released! Downloadable Kirtan and Bhajans

Integral Yoga Media is delighted to announce the release of these newly digitized albums available now for download: "Jai Gurudev! A Garland of Bhajans (OS Arun)," "Jai Guru Jai" (Rev. Manjula), "Om Satchidananda" (Sanjay & Sumi) and "Beloved" (various artists)....

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The Vibrating Subtle Body

The Vibrating Subtle Body

The chanting of mantras brings certain beautiful vibrations and helps us in lifting our own energy and consciousness. Modern scientists have proven the power of sound vibration. Sounds are even being used for cleaning purposes, as well as for soothing and comforting...

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Yoga Music/Producer Wynne Paris Suddenly Passes

Yoga Music/Producer Wynne Paris Suddenly Passes

Breaking News: 23 March 2021. Integral Yoga Magazine just learned that Wynne Paris died last night. According to Kimberley Maddox, his life partner, he suffered a fatal heart attack. The Yoga and kirtan community is reeling from this tremendous loss. Paris was a...

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Why Sound Heals

Why Sound Heals

We can feel it when we turn on the radio and our favorite song happens to be playing, or when we sit quietly and listen to the rain. There is a palpable peace when we are absorbed in quiet and a different kind of rejuvenation when we hear the wind in the trees. Have...

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Narada Burton Greene: From Bomb To Balm

Narada Burton Greene: From Bomb To Balm

In December 2020, pianist Narada Burton Greene was interviewed by All About Jazz, a web site produced by jazz advocates, jazz professionals, and web technicians. This article is an excerpt from that in-depth article that traces Greene's history and evolution as one of...

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A 50 Year Tapestry

A 50 Year Tapestry

On February 12, 2021, Legacy Recordings reissued a black vinyl of "Tapestry," the classic album by singer/songwriter Carole King. The reissue features the original design of the Ode logos on the sleeve (the label that originally put out "Tapestry" in 1971). February...

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