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We will be discussing spiritual awakening and aspects of Yoga.

Tantric Yoga – by H.H. Sri Swami Satchidananda

Tantric Yoga – by H.H. Sri Swami Satchidananda

Many people ask if they can practice tantric Yoga when they are married. They think it has to do with sex. This is a complete misunderstanding of tantric Yoga, which doesn't involve any sexual union. The tantric scriptures of old are not referring to physical union,...

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The purpose of a guru

The purpose of a guru

The purpose of a guru, spiritual teacher, minister, priest, rinpoche or rabbi is to inspire and teach us to see and trust our inner guru which is, has been and will always be with us.  Once we have recognized, accepted and have complete faith in our guru within the...

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Spiritual Practices

Spiritual Practices

Spiritual practice is something you want to do everyday.  Want is the key word.  Want it with all of your heart.  When we are spiritually awake or awakening, our daily promise to ourselves to allow space and time to rest in our own true nature, is a gift to ourselves...

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Spiritual Awakening

Spiritual Awakening

An initial spiritual awakening can be a joyful experience of oneness, or frightening and lonely or both. The joy comes from effortlessly resting in your own true nature, which is happiness.  The fear and loneliness may arise if you do not have a human support system...

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