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A year that brought the passing of too many important public figures capped it off with the death of the past century's leading
Expectations on this front are rising. Today, sustainable business practices demand that attention be paid to social impact
India has just lost one of its most important Hindu leaders, Swami Dayananda Saraswati. The media referred to him by appeal to his most celebrated student, India's prime minister, Narendra Modi. But Dayananda did not need Modi to be known in India, and globally.
We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness
Christopher Isherwood (1904-86) was an Anglo-American writer whose novels, memoirs, plays, and diaries span the 20th century, from his modernist beginnings in the late 1920s to his pathbreaking memoirs of the 1970s.
Humanity is in a tight race between enlightenment and catastrophe: economic, environmental, and social. As a species we need all the wisdom we can muster. Truth is one, and any thoughtful effort to heal the enmity between science and religion should be lauded.
Millions across the globe have been inspired by 96-year-old yoga master Tao Porchon-Lynch -- World War II French Resistance fighter, model, actress, film producer, wine connoisseur, competitive ballroom dancer and yoga master.
Miracles, then, are events that exist closer to the source than events we tag as normal and natural. Science gets us closer
How my friend reacted to her sadness and fear is very normal, very human. When we dive into fierce action as a response to
It caused a stir when Sam Harris, in a new book titled Waking Up, changed his message from militant atheism to peaceful Buddhism.
Mindfulness includes not just awareness of thought, but also awareness of our deepest emotions. At the farthest end, awareness
Although the Indian health care system is often criticized (and is certainly an overburdened system), some Indian institutions
Let's not, in the name of expediency, lose sight of the traditional meaning of Yoga (upper case preferred) as the union of individual consciousness with the Ultimate Reality, however one may define it. We need to adapt the teachings liberally without compromising their integrity.
Anyone who has ever practiced mindfulness knows that there is something akin to a wild animal living inside each of us. We call that wild animal "mind."
Against all odds, the swami became an instant sensation, not as some carnival attraction but as a fresh, erudite voice that spoke with authority, in impeccable English, about his own tradition, religious harmony and the universal truths at the unseen depths of all religions.
"Truth is one, the wise call it by many names," Swami Vivekananda proclaimed in 1893. More than 100 years later, this is a lesson that we still need to learn.
"I believe that the offer will come in in the current difficult market conditions at 3.50-4.00 pounds per share," Hannam
An iconic memoir would be legacy enough for any spiritual leader, but Yogananda's contribution far exceeded that book. He was rightly called by the Los Angeles Times "the 20th century's first superstar guru."