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The Self Beyond the Mind

The main goal of Yoga, Samkhya and Vedanta is to realise the spiritual conciousness, or Self, as distinct from the mind. These three philosophies, although displaying differences in their approach, all accept that pure consciousness is our true nature and the source of true happiness. This is distinct from the everchanging body/mind complex that we […]

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Sadhana on Sundays: Developing Your Personal Vinyasa Krama Yoga Practice

Tutor: Steve Brandon These workshops are for Yoga Students who wish to commit to developing their own personal Yoga practice by learning in class and then practising at home. “As a Yoga Student you must have your own practice. You won’t make progress if you don’t practise at home.” Srivatsa Ramaswami Venue: Wells Museum, 8 […]

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The Nectar of Immortality

In the Hatha Yoga tradition, amrita is a nectar stored in a subtle centre in the head “the lake of the mind”. It slowly drips into the digestive fire, jatharagni, and is gradually consumed. When it is exhausted, there is no fuel left to maintain life and death occurs. Yogis attempt to preserve this essence […]

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