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The Gunas Chart
By Rolf Sovik, PsyD On May 5, 2013

A cheat sheet to the gunas: the three essential aspects of nature.

Inward Bound
By Natalya Podgorny On July 7, 2013

Bridges the confusion between seemingly disparate Eastern ideologies, and charts a course for realizing your spiritual goals.

Kosha Model: Overview
By Rolf Sovik, PsyD On September 9, 2013

We are fundamentally spiritual beings covered in sheaths of various densities! These coverings or aspects of our being are called koshas.

Patanjali’s 10 Steps to a Happier Life
By Yoga International On January 1, 2014

Ten powerful guidelines for everyday living.

Introduction to Understanding Your True Nature
By Karina Ayn Mirsky On February 2, 2014

A question all spiritual seekers eventually ask themselves is “Who am I?” Karina explains that there are changeable and unchangeable aspects of our being.

Raja Yoga: Ancient Yoga for the Modern World
By Swami Rama On March 3, 2014

Raja yoga, also called ashtanga yoga, or “the eightfold path,”is made up of eight steps that create an orderly process of self-transformation, beginning on the level of the physical body, and eventually involving the most subtle levels of life.

Release the Grip of the Ego
By Georg Feuerstein, PhD On April 4, 2014

A great deal has been said in spiritual traditions about the need to go beyond the ego. By releasing our grip, we can get to the bottom of our ego (ahamkara) and find the Ego (ahamta).

Yoga Philosophy Fundamentals
By Rolf Sovik, PsyD On April 4, 2014

In the yoga tradition, there are certain words that lie at the heart of both its theory and its practice. These terms—purusha, prakriti, and the gunas—are to be taken in slowly and digested with patience, and once assimilated, will add a fulfilling richness to your life and practice.

Classical Yoga Philosophy: Yoga Sutra of Patanjali
By Ishan Tigunait On May 5, 2014

Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra is the source text of classical yoga or "yoga philosophy"

The Gunas: Nature’s Three Fundamental Forces
By Rolf Sovik, PsyD On May 5, 2014

They reveal, conceal, and stir us up.

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