Ghee – An Ayurvedic Perspective

The milk of cows is considered to possess the essence or sap of all plants and Ghee is the essence of milk… When we consider Ghee we are in the company of superlatives. In India, Ghee has been so highly regarded for so many things, for so long, that one is...

Hatha Yoga Pradipika: Chapter IV – On Samadhi

1. Salutation to the Guru, the dispenser of happiness to all, appearing as Nada, Vindu and Kali. One who is devoted to him, obtains the highest bliss.2. Now I will describe a regular method of attaining to Samadhi, which destroys death, is the means for obtaining...

Hatha Yoga Pradipika: Chapter III – On Mudras

1. As the chief of the snakes is the support of the earth with all the mountains and forests on it, so all the Tantras (Yoga practices) rest on the Kundalini. (The Vertebral column.)2. When the sleeping Kundalini awakens by favor of a guru, then all the lotuses...

Hatha Yoga Pradipika: Chapter II – On Pranayama

1. Posture becoming established, a Yogi, master of himself, eating salutary and moderate food, should practice pranayama, as instructed by his guru. 2. Respiration being disturbed, the mind becomes disturbed. By restraining respiration, the Yogi gets steadiness of...

Hatha Yoga Pradipika: Chapter I – On Asanas

By Swatmarama, 15th Century C.E., translate by various scholars1. Salutation to adinatha (Siva) who expounded the knowledge of Hatha Yoga, which like a staircase leads the aspirant to the high pinnacled Raja Yoga.2. Yogin Swatmarama, after saluting his Guru Srinatha...
The Avadhut Gita Animated Movie

The Avadhut Gita Animated Movie

This animation movie is based on the Song of the Avadhut, an ancient Sanskrit text. The spiritual teacher Mooji selected some verses and was recorded reading them. Support the creators and download the full movie in HD at: https://gumroad.com/avadhuta/...
Q: How shall I reach the Self?

Q: How shall I reach the Self?

Q: How shall I reach the Self? Sri Ramana Maharshi: There is no reaching the Self. If Self were to be reached, it would mean that the Self is not here and now and that it is yet to be obtained. What is got afresh will also be lost. So it will be impermanent. What is...
Improve Your Daily Karmic Footprint

Improve Your Daily Karmic Footprint

Love everyone more  Serve people in all you do Keep your mind on God – the highest good Offer homage to honourable beings Do good deeds: offer alms, feed the hungry and animals, help others Share in good will towards others, either in thought, message or person...
Satisfy Your Heart

Satisfy Your Heart

You may try to satisfy your body with extravagant or overindulgent eating or sensualities, but it won’t fill you up. Better each day to seek to satisfy your heart, with helping and performing good actions for the welfare of others and sharing in good will...
Love Said to Me

Love Said to Me

I worship the moon. Tell me of the soft glow of a candle light and the sweetness of my moon. Don’t talk about sorrow, tell me of that treasure, hidden if it is to you, then just remain silent. Last night I lost my grip on reality and welcomed insanity. Love saw me and...