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  • The Yoga Sutras Of Patanjali: Book Two - Sutras 2-6

    Following on from the previous session, here Nalanie discusses in more detail the obstacles (the 'Kleśas' - or 'Kleshas') to spiritual growth. This edition includes advice on how to handle divorce, and a reading from The Upanishads describing the difference between the small 's' self (the ego) a...

  • Hahuman Chalisa: An Introduction with Lila Shakti Mayi - Class 1

    The Hanuman Chalisa is the 16th-century Hindu devotional hymn to Lord Hanuman. In this 3-part video series, Sanskrit scholar Lila Shakti Mayi gives a thorough introduction to the Hanuman Chalisa, exploring its historical background, giving careful instruction on pronunciation of the Avadhī langua...

  • The Yoga Sutras Of Patanjali: Book Two - Sutra 1

    This class includes an explanation of what it means to accept pain for purification, and of the meaning of 'Kriya Yoga' and the Koshas. There is also a recap of Book One, Sutra 33 (the Four Locks and Keys) and Book Two, Sutras 28 and 29 (the Eight Limbs of Yoga).

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  • The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali: Book One - Sutras 34-41

    The duality of the world, how to face the wars (battles) in our lives, how to remove the blockages inhibiting our spiritual growth, and what to concentrate on to aid meditation. These are just some of the subjects in this edition, which includes a demonstration of 'Kapalabhati', the rapid breathi...

  • Reincarnation, God, Karma, and Faith: Satsang with Swami Satchidananda

    In this satsang talk recorded live at Yogaville, Swami Satchidananda speaks on the topics of reincarnation, God, karma, and faith.

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  • The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali: Book One - Sutra 33

    In this edition, Nalanie focuses on Sutra 33 - known as "The Four Locks and Keys." She opens the session with a discussion about faith, and she goes on to offer advice on dealing with panic attacks.

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  • Sayan Ghosh: Live at Satchidananda Ashram-Yogaville 4/18/24

    Sayan Ghosh is a professional Hindustani classical musician, and an expert in sitar. This recital was presented to a live audience at Satchidananda Ashram-Yogaville on 4/18/24. Sayan Ghosh is joined by Loren Oppenheimer on the tabla.

    1. RAAG JOG, (ALAP & JOD, JHALLA)
    2. RAAG JOG (GAT IN TEENTA...

  • Living a Yogic Life: Satsang with Swami Satchidananda

    In this satsang talk recorded live at Yogaville, Swami Satchidananda speaks on the topic of living a yogic lifestyle.

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  • The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali: Book One - Sutras 30-35

    In this edition, Nalanie talks about the obstacles to spiritual growth and how to overcome them. "Change your language, change your life!"

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  • The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali: Book One - Sutras 27 - 29

    In this edition Nalanie provides an explanation of the 'Mantram OM' including readings from the ancient Hindu scripture 'The Upanishads.' The session begins with a recap of Book One, Sutras 21 to 26 on Devotion and Isvara pranidhanam. The music at the opening is 'The Eternal OM' by Robert Slap ...

  • Karpura Gauram: A Chanting Tutorial with Narada Williams

    From the ancient Yajur Veda, Kapura Gauram is a beautiful sloka in praise of Lord Siva. In this chanting tutorial, Narada Williams teaches the recitation of the sloka in the traditional Vedic meter and in a more melodic style.

    कर्पूरगौरं करुणावतारम्
    संसारसारं भुजगेन्द्रहारम् |
    सदा वसन हृदयारवव...

  • Fill Your Own Cup: A Conversation with Rita Pira

    Rita Pira and Avi Gordon discuss having the courage to follow our own path, and how what we consume and what we think creates our experience.

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  • Love as Movement of Life: A Conversation with Alessandra Uma Cocchi

    What would you say if you could whisper into the ear of every person on the planet? Uma and Avi explore the answer to this question as well as many others. Is it beneficial to zoom out and recognize that we have less control over our lives than we really think? What is the cultural impression of ...

  • Mantra, Meditation, and Faith: Satsang with Swami Satchidananda

    In this satsang talk recorded live at Yogaville, Swami Satchidananda speaks on a variety of topics including mantra, meditation, and faith.

    Learn more about Sri Swami Satchidananda

  • Rasa: the Yoga of Emotion - A Conversation with Prema Mayi

    Prema Mayi and Avi discuss the emotional connection and release that music allows for, the effects of believing in reincarnation on our quality of life, how we are able to connect to the divine nature of life, and much more. Prema Mayi shares some music to begin and close out the episode.

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  • Faith: Satsang with Swami Karunananda

    "When we walk with faith we're never alone. We trust there's a Higher Power always with us." In this satsang talk, Swami Karunananda speaks on the subject of faith, sharing amazing stories from her life with Swami Satchidananda and Integral Yoga.

    Talk delivered at Satchidananda Ashram-Yogaville ...

  • "Vande Gurudev” in Rāga Bhūpāli: Chanting Tutorial with Narada Williams

    Raga Bhupali is a Hindustani classical raga. It is a pentatonic scale (uses 5 notes in ascending and descending scale). Most of the songs in this raga are based on Bhakti rasa. Raga Bhupali, Raga Yaman and Raga Bhairav tend to be the three basic ragas of Hindustani music, learnt first by its stud...

  • The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali: Book One - Sutras 21 - 26

    In this edition, Nalanie goes back to Book One (the Portion on Contemplation) and discusses 'Isvara Pranidhanam' which is self-surrender and devotion to the Divine. It includes a brief recap of Book One, Sutra 14.

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  • “Gajananam” in Rāga Bhūpāli: A Chanting Tutorial with Narada Williams

    In this chanting tutorial, students will learn the Gaṇeśa slokah "Gajananam" in the classical Rāga Bhūpāli. Taught by Narada Williams, this class covers all aspects of the chant, including the meaning of the Sankskrit words, correct pronunciation, and proper vocal pitch. The class is accessible a...

  • The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali: Book Three - Sutras 2 & 3

    Dhyana (meditation) and Samadhi (contemplation and absorption) are the subjects of this edition. It includes an explanation of the different kinds of Samadhi (Samprajnata Samadhi, Savitarka Samadhi, Savichara Samadhi, Sa-ananda Samadhi and Sa-asmita Samadhi); and a detailed reading from The Upani...

  • Mastering Your Mind: Spirituality with Nalanie Chellaram

    Are you confused about spirituality? What does your soul tell you? Why did you decide to take the spiritual path? In this video Nalanie asks the audience to consider these questions in order to gain a deeper insight into what it means to be spiritual.

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  • Introduction to Rāga Bhūpāli: Chanting with Narada

    The word Bhūp literally means ‘The King’. Rāga Bhūpāli is a Hindustani classical raga. It is a pentatonic scale (uses 5 notes in ascending and descending scale). Most of the songs in this raga are based on Bhakti rasa. Rāga Bhūpāli, Raga Yaman, and Raga Bhairav tend to be the three basic ragas of...

  • Pathway for Peace: Satsang with Swami Karunananda

    In this satsang talk given 2/10/24, Swami Karunananda speaks with love about the "song of her soul," Raja Yoga. In simple, accessible language, and with characteristic humor, swamiji guides the listener to a deeper understanding and appreciation of the royal path to realization.

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  • Introduction to Nada Yoga - Part 1: A Chanting Tutorial with Narada Williams

    Discover Nada Yoga, the Yoga of sound, and learn the fundamentals of Saptak Sadhana, the practice of chanting the seven musical notes (saptak) as a powerful tool for cleansing, balancing, and harmonizing your being.

    Toning Exercise - meditation on Sa:
    Mmm or “humming”
    Hah - sourced in the navel ...