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Five Essential Albums of 1971: Journey in Satchidananda

Five Essential Albums of 1971: Journey in Satchidananda

By 1971, Alice Coltrane had gained a reputation as a major music innovator and was developing her own musical language. On Journey in Satchidananda, she still made use of the compositional structures of her previous acclaimed Impulse! albums. However, this LP was also...

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Accessible Yoga in Hong Kong

Accessible Yoga in Hong Kong

Hersha Chellaram, director of Integral Yoga Hong Kong, is a pioneering Yoga instructor and therapist who has been working to make the Yoga accessible to some of Hong Kong's most disadvantaged people. In a recent interview, she spoke with the South China Morning Post...

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“The Woodstock Guru” — New Film Release!

“The Woodstock Guru” — New Film Release!

On August 15, 1969, Swami Satchidananda was asked to give an opening address at the famed Woodstock Music Festival to set a tone of peace and harmony for what became one of the largest gatherings in festival history. This new short film is the story of his arrival and...

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The Dalai Lama Pens Op-Ed for The Washington Post

The Dalai Lama Pens Op-Ed for The Washington Post

Recently, His Holiness the Dalaia Lama wrote an opinion editorial in The Washington Post, in collaboration with Arthur C. Brooks, Post columnist and president of the American Enterprise Institute. Here is an excerpt of this article on breaking the cycle of hatred in...

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Passages: John Welwood, Trailblazing Buddhist Psychologist

Passages: John Welwood, Trailblazing Buddhist Psychologist

John Welwood, a pioneer in the field of East–West psychology, has died at age 75 on January 20, 2019. Lion's Roar reported that: Welwood was the former director of the East–West Psychology program at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco and...

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2018 G20 Summit and Yoga?

2018 G20 Summit and Yoga?

December 2018:  It was the thirteenth meeting of Group of Twenty (G20) world leaders and the first G20 summit to be hosted in South America. But there was something else notable about this summit: In the middle of the summit, a "Yoga for Peace" mass rally was held at...

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