The Inner Guru

In this short video “The Inner Guru” from 1998 during Guru Poornima, Swami Satchidananda speaks about the true meaning of “Guru” and also about attuning oneself to the inner Guru. Using examples from his own Guru (Sri Swami Sivananda), the...

Guru Poornima 2021

Guru Poornima is when, during the full moon in July, we celebrate the ancient tradition of guru-sishya (Guru-disciple). Since time immemorial, traditional knowledge and teachings have been passed down from one generation to another through sacred texts and teachings...

Attuning to the Guru Within

Recently, someone was asking me about the connection to the Guru. Words are limited. Whatever “under-standing” I have on this matter comes from the experience of “standing-under” God’s Presence through Sri Gurudev Satchidananda’s loving guidance. Today I am far from...

A Swami’s Ode to Joy

Swami Hamsananda shares this “Ode to Joy.” Joy, humor and childlike wonder characterize one of Integral Yoga’s most senior and beloved swamis! Ode to This Glorious Day! I am filled with so much happiness right now that I am writing this to pass it...

Finding Your Path

What drew you to your spiritual path? Does modern Yoga throw out the “baby with the bathwater” when it goes post-lineage? In Ep 10 of the “Two Old Fogey Yogis” podcast, our hosts explore the relevance of a traditional spiritual path in today’s world and what drew each...