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Integral Yoga Silent Retreats – Late Summer/Fall 2022

Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville is offering in-person Integral Yoga Retreats during the late summer and fall. These retreats offer the opportunity for retreatants to observe the activity of the mind and develop an awareness of their thoughts and emotions. By practicing...

Meditation Teacher Training Online: Dec. 2022 – Jan. 2023

The Integral Yoga Institute of San Francisco is offering an online Meditation Teacher Training program that will enable you to go deeper in your own practice and guide your students to go deeper in theirs. The program will be taught by  Swami Ramananda and Diana...

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Swami Ramananda at Commonweal Retreat Center: August 2022

Swami Ramananda at Commonweal Retreat Center: August 2022

Swami Ramananda, president of the Integral Yoga Institute of San Francisco, will be teaching during the "Deep Rest & Timeless Teachings" retreat being held at the Commonweal Retreat Center in Bolinas, California from August 5 – 7, 2022. This is a wonderful...

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H. H. the Dalai Lama’s 87th Birthday

H. H. the Dalai Lama’s 87th Birthday

The 87th birthday of His Holiness the Dalai Lama was celebrated on July 6, 2022 around the globe. On the occasion he inaugurated a library and museum in the hillside of his Indian headquarters in Dharamshala. The Washington Post reported that: "He was cheered by a...

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Yogaville Affiliate Program Opportunity

Yogaville Affiliate Program Opportunity

Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville recently announced a new Affiliate Program. The program was developed to enable Integral Yoga teachers and other organizations to provide links on their websites to Yogaville programs and receive referral fees. Participation in this...

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Integral Yoga Therapy Wellness Weekend

Integral Yoga Therapy Wellness Weekend

Join the inaugural group of Integral Yoga Therapy students who are completing their extensive 800-hour coursework to be certified with the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT) for a Yoga Therapy Wellness Weekend! Drawing from the roots of classical...

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A Weekend of Music, Mantra & Magic: August 2022

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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Raja Yoga Teacher Training Online Starts Sept. 2022

Raja Yoga Teacher Training Online Starts Sept. 2022

Integral Yoga Institute of San Francisco is hosting its 2022 Raja Yoga Teacher Training online starting September 1, 2022. The training will be taught by three of Integral Yoga International's senior monks and master teachers: Swami Ramananda, Swami Divyananda, and...

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Karma Yoga: Yoga of Action

Karma Yoga: Yoga of Action

The Himalayas are indeed a crown and spread their victory flag in the sky. The Indian Ocean, in the south, acts as though it washes the feet of the emperor. In between, a thriving sun of culture has been shining for thousands of years over the waves of the Ganga and...

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Gurus and Spiritual Experiences

Gurus and Spiritual Experiences

A questioner asks: Swamiji, what about Gurus like Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa? We read that he touched his disciple Swami Vivekananda and Vivekananda had a spiritual experience. Was Vivekananda just opening up something from within himself or did Sri Ramakrishna...

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