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The Yoga of Waves

Gerry Lopez is one of the most influential surfers and surfboard shapers of all time. Known as "Mr. Pipeline"—for his mastery of the huge waves that form large, hollow, thick curls of water that surfers can tube ride—Lopez is an entrepreneur, a family man, a movie...

No Separate Little You

In this inspiring contemplation, renowned Yoga teacher Erich Schiffman offers an embodiment practice. He gently guides us toward the recognition that we only exist because "The All, The One, the only Mind, Consciousness or Presence in existence anywhere is what is...

Journeying Through Yoga Philosophy: Exploring Ancient Wisdom for Modern Practice

Inspired by my book “Philosophy on the Mat – An Essential Guide for Yoga Teachers,” this article delves into the evolution and significance of yoga philosophy in contemporary contexts. It traces yoga from its spiritual origins to its modern applicati

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A Deep Dive into Fullness

A Deep Dive into Fullness

This shloka is a Shanti mantra from Brihadaranyaka Upanishad and Ishavasya Upanishad. This is an innocuous looking verse: one noun, two pronouns, three verbs and a participle for emphasis. Yet, someone once said: “Let all the Upanishads disappear from the face of the...

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Ask Undoism – A New Interactive Website

Ask Undoism – A New Interactive Website

Have a spiritual question? Get clear answers to life's big questions via the new website: Undoism.com. SISProject.org is pleased to announce the launch of Undoism.com, featuring "Ask Undoism" – a real-time question-and-answer option. "Undoism" (trademark pending) is a...

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You are Light!

You are Light!

Let us know that in Truth you are the Divine Image, the image of God. Somehow the veil of the ego prevents you from realizing this. Just remove that veil. It is that veil that is the basis for all these mental dramas. It creates all kinds of problems, troubles,...

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The Recognition Sutras

The Recognition Sutras

The Pratyabhijñā-hṛdayam is one of the most profound sacred texts that illuminates a tradition that teaches that every human being is lacking nothing but the recognition of their Divine essence-nature. Christopher Hareesh Wallis, PhD, one of the foremost...

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Live in the Golden Present

Live in the Golden Present

Live in the golden present, then you won’t have any anxiety or any fear of losing anything. Look at the sparrows, they just fly around. If they are hungry they just go and pick up a grain from anywhere. They are not constantly worried about what will happen tomorrow,...

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The Integral Yoga System: A Quick Overview

The Integral Yoga System: A Quick Overview

The first thing I love about Yoga is that it’s something you can do when everything else out there is falling apart. I know this has brought many people to Yoga. It’s a way to assert your own power and control over your life, even when you seem powerless to change...

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BOOK: The Guru Within

BOOK: The Guru Within

In this new book, The Guru Within, from Integral Yoga Publications the classical tradition of the Guru-disciple is explored. Additionally, the book discusses another important aspect of this subject: Guru Tattva, the Guru Principle. Throughout history there have...

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The Mind is the Mirror of the Self

The Mind is the Mirror of the Self

Have you ever seen your own face? No. What you see in a mirror is not your face. It’s a reflection. If, to your great surprise, your face looks horrible and distorted in the mirror, do you jump up and run to the hospital? No, you get another mirror. You know that the...

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Ram Dass & Alan Watts

Ram Dass & Alan Watts

In this unique offering, the Be Here Now Network and Alan Watts Organization have curated a podcast featuring words of wisdom from Ram Dass and Alan Watts. Watts offers his far-reaching Buddhist, Taoist and meditative wisdom, playing off of and complementing Ram Dass’...

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The Power of the Human Mind

The Power of the Human Mind

There is nothing more powerful than the human mind. The mind has a tremendous capacity, so it can be trained to do anything. We can see this in the mental accomplishments or siddhis. If your thought force is strong enough, just by simply looking at an ordinary piece...

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