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CNN Presents: Dr. Dean Ornish–”How a Swami Changed My Life”

Dean Ornish, MD was invited to give a talk at the "Life Itself" conference in June 2022. The conference was organized by CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Dr. Deepak Chopra. To introduce his talk, Dr. Ornish said he was going to talk less about his lifestyle medicine...

Tender Recollections of My Guru

Sri Gurudev Swami Satchidananda came to the West in 1966. His presence was magnetic. He attracted people from all walks of life, from diverse backgrounds and faiths, with different temperaments, interests and capacities. The unifying factor amidst all the diversity...

Pianist Serenades Rescued Elephants

Paul Barton is a pianist from Yorkshire, England who traded the dales and concert halls for the jungles of Thailand, where he performs for elephants rescued from captivity, some blind and handicapped, at a sanctuary in Thailand. This story and short video is so...

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Pine Bows: How a Blizzard Taught Me to Let Go

Pine Bows: How a Blizzard Taught Me to Let Go

The path was obscured with pine trees that bowed under heavy snow and ice. We could push forward and risk damaging them, or we could turn back. For the past two days a blizzard had clenched Three Dog Farm in an icy fist. My dog, Ranger, and I had headed out to take...

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Remembering Thich Nhat Hanh (Thích Nhất Hạnh)

Remembering Thich Nhat Hanh (Thích Nhất Hạnh)

The revered Buddhist monk and peace activist Thich Nhat Hanh (Thích Nhất Hạnh, lovingly known as "Thay" to his students) passed away peacefully at Từ Hiếu Temple in Huế, Vietnam on 22nd January, 2022, at the age of 95.The Integral Yoga global community offers our...

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Remembering Michael Lang, Woodstock Co-Creator

Remembering Michael Lang, Woodstock Co-Creator

Woodstock co-creator, the legendary Michael Lang passed away on Saturday, Jan. 8th. At 24 years-old, Lang and good friend Artie Lang, a music industry promoter, met with businessmen John Roberts and Joel Rosenman to come up with a plan for a music and art festival in...

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“Be Here Now” – A Look Back

“Be Here Now” – A Look Back

Be Here Now remains a spiritual classic for the millions who have read it and will continue to read it. Published in 1971, Be Here Now was written by Ram Dass and the 50th anniversary of the book is being celebrated in 2021. In this article, writer/editor Doug Toft...

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Truth is Like a Magnet

Truth is Like a Magnet

In this episode of the Integral Yoga Podcast, Avi Gordon (director of the Integral Yoga Teachers Association) is in conversation with Pamela Seelig. Pamela began practicing Yoga more than 25 years ago when an illness interrupted her Wall Street career. She started...

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“Call Off the Search”

“Call Off the Search”

This excerpt, from the full-length documentary film "Call Off the Search," was shot and produced in Lucknow, India. It includes interviews with Papaji (H.W.L. Poonja) along with rare footage of Sri Ramana Maharshi. There are also testimonials from some of the many...

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Robert Arjava Altman: A Tribute

Robert Arjava Altman: A Tribute

Robert Mark Altman, best known for his work as an early staff photographer for the music magazine Rolling Stone, died at his home in San Francisco on September 21, 2021, a month shy of his seventy-seventh birthday. He had been in ill health for some time. Altman...

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Bloom

Bloom

A tender and beautiful animated video classic illustrates the healing and joy that can come from caring for others. This video sublimely illustrates the guiding principles of grateful living: Appreciation is generative. Love is transformative. Everything is surprise…

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The Science Behind Hindu Temples

The Science Behind Hindu Temples

This short video gives an overview of the science behind temple construction and how it is precisely based on the vastu and shilpa sastras. Powerful vibrations emanate from temples constructed in this way. The location and design of the Light Of Truth Universal Shrine...

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“You Are Still Here?” A 9/11 True Story

“You Are Still Here?” A 9/11 True Story

The tender care and concern Sri Swami Satchidananda showed his devotees was never more evident than in this sharing from Michelle Ambika Berthias of France, which was related to the tragic events of September 11, 2001. What is also very evident is that the protection...

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