Question: What is the best way for helping children in maintaining their awareness as they grow and mature? That’s a very good question. How can we support our children’s innocence? Because it is in that innocence that they reflect that clarity of inner truth. So in yoga we say that the young child actually has... Continue Reading →
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In the tantric tradition there is an understanding of subtle energies.
These are encapsulated in ten goddesses known as the Maha Vidyas. Through the ten day sadhana program during Navaratri at Mangrove Yoga we shall extend an invitation to invoke them through mantra, yantra and mandala. There will be havan, kirtan, satsang, mantra sadhana, plus deep Mahavidya Devi Yoga Nidra visualisation.
This unique 10-day program, will be held during the auspicious time of Navaratri. It is for all those experienced yogic practitioners wanting to truly deepen their practice by consciously awakening powerful vital forces within their lives through the ancient practice of Devi worship using Yajna.
Exploring the 10 Mahavidya (Great Knowledge) Goddesses during the 9 days of Navaratri is a life changing Sadhana aimed at celebrating the various conscious forms that energy takes to express the powerful archetypes that make up our inner and outer cosmos. Obtain conscious knowledge of these powerfully ancient yet accessible energies…
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The recent Kriya Yoga course was a beautiful gathering of people in a beautiful environment who came together to learn the profound practices of Kriya Yoga with yoga master Swami Satyadharma Saraswati. Swami Satyadharma was given these practices by her Guru Swami Satyananda and he received them to further develop from his Guru Swami Shivananda.... Continue Reading →
A recent discussion with Swami Satyadharma and Yogic Studies students on the origins of Yoga. https://youtu.be/5WK9Euzgj7k
Transmission Guru Swami Satyadharma Saraswati Although Swami Satyananda was best known and loved for his public talks and works, he had a very private and inner nature as well. Those sevaks and sannyasins who experienced his association for long periods would become familiar with this side of him. Just as he shared his wisdom and... Continue Reading →
Swami Satyadharma Saraswati Guru is the sun, the energy of life. When the disciple feels the guru's energy or grace flowing through him bountifully, all goes well. However, when he feels the supply is low, he goes through very dark periods. It is not easy to accept the guru as an immense powerhouse until his... Continue Reading →
Ashram life is the concept of everybody living, studying and working together as equals. Nobody is better, richer or cleverer. In this spirit everybody lives together and contributes towards the atmosphere to their utmost capacity. Karma yoga is the work that we do. It may seem as if we are doing this work for the... Continue Reading →
"The creation has come into existence from the Prana, universal energy. The Aum sound is known as Pranava, because it is the first sound of creation. The Aum sound contains three syllables: ‘A’, ‘U’ and ‘M’. The ‘A sound corresponds to the conscious state. The ‘U’ sound corresponds to the subconscious state, and the ‘M’... Continue Reading →