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The Power of Yoga in Challenging Times

Soon after 9/11, a large Yoga conference was being held in the USA. The organizers asked Swami Satchidananda to send a message of comfort and inspiration to those attending the conference gathering. This was his message, which seems tremendously timely in current...
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Prayers for Our World

Prayers for Our World

Chant for Healing and Protection In this video, Swami Satchidananda and students chant the Maha Mrityunjaya mantra 27 times for healing and protection. This mantra enhances health and well-being on all levels. It can be used for personal healing and protection, and is...

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The Healing Power of Mantra: Hari Om

The Healing Power of Mantra: Hari Om

By chanting Hari Om, you elevate yourself to a higher level. It is chanted for its vibrations—not to disturb anyone’s religious beliefs. Hari Om is a universal chant and does not belong to any particular religion. Begin with the sound “ha” at the naval. By repeating...

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Finding Our Steadiness

Finding Our Steadiness

It seems that life has taken us all to a surreal place. Initially, when changes happen in our lives, it takes a little time to adjust. Some become fearful, stressed and panicked, others want to help as much as they can. Time and understanding will help us adjust. In...

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Dr. Pranayama to the Rescue!

Dr. Pranayama to the Rescue!

Over many years, Swami Satchidananda made recommendations for keeping our bodies strong, our minds calm, and our hearts open, which all apply especially in this age of the Coronavirus or what I like to call: the “Karuna”-virus. Karuna is the Sanskrit for “compassion.”...

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Guided Deep Relaxation to Help You Sleep

Guided Deep Relaxation to Help You Sleep

These are stressful times. You may be one of the many who feel stressed and tired but find it hard to sleep. This short Integral Yoga Guided Relaxation, with Integral Yoga senior teacher Nalanie Chellaram, is designed to help you relax, fall asleep, and rest well....

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Don’t Let Fear Come into Your Heart

Don’t Let Fear Come into Your Heart

In this short video, Swami Satchidananda addresses the fear expressed during another health crisis—AIDS. He said that no matter what the disease or condition we face, "The fear of the disease is worse than the disease itself. Many people lose their life because of the...

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Access Integral Yoga Online!

Access Integral Yoga Online!

News Release: March 2020 Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville® and Integral Yoga® International are happy to announce several new initiatives to offer you access to Integral Yoga classes and teachings online. This includes: New! Integral Yoga Teachers Association website...

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Why is There Suffering?

Why is There Suffering?

Again and again, people ask me, “Why is there suffering? How can I avoid suffering?” My answer is, “You cannot.” If anything has to happen, it will happen. Think, All right, let it happen. I am bold. What’s the use of being afraid of it? I’m not going to be able to...

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