The Impulse to Love and Serve

As we celebrate Black History Month in the U.S., and reflect on the actual meaning of Valentine’s Day, let us be inspired to answer the call to serve those in need. Saint Valentine’s life is just one enduring example of selfless service. Roses and chocolates aside,...

Service from the Heart!

Ulla Rapazote, director of Service in Satchidananda (SIS) Portugal was recently featured in the news! Swedish-born Ulla is a grandmother has lived and worked in Portugal for more than 50 years. She loves the country and for the past 10 years has been determined to...

Seva – Dedication and Devotion in Action

The saints and sages of many faiths are dynamic examples of how spiritual awakening is accompanied by a natural impulse to serve humanity. After experiencing the interconnection of all of life, many of these great beings were moved by a profound compassion to dedicate...

Everything Can Be Karma Yoga

Whatever is due to you will come and nobody can stop that or cheat you. If ever anybody does seem to cheat you, know that it is an aftereffect of what you have done to someone at some time in the past. You must have cheated somebody earlier, so now another person is...

 Helping, Fixing, or Serving

Karma Yoga, the path of selfless service, is a main branch of the classical Integral Yoga system. Integral Yoga founder, Swami Satchidananda, considered the spirit of Karma Yoga as foundational to the practice of Yoga. In this article, Rachel Naomi Remen, MD, captures...