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My Journey with Dr. King and the Spirit of Ahimsa

My Journey with Dr. King and the Spirit of Ahimsa

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, had he lived, would have turned 91 this year. He did not call himself a yogi but he lived his life and led the civil rights movement with a deep dedication to the spirit of ahimsa, or nonviolence. Martin Luther King, Jr. was the son of...

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Baba Ram Dass: He Awakened a Generation

Baba Ram Dass: He Awakened a Generation

Integral Yoga Magazine pays tribute to one of the great spiritual luminaries of our time: Baba Ram Dass. Ram Dass left the body on Dec. 22, 2019 (which is also the day of our founder Swami Satchidananda's 105th birth anniversary). Swami Satchidananda and Ram Dass...

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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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