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Hiranyagarbha: Golden Egg of Collective Consciousness
Whereas modern science holds that consciousness evolves from matter, ancient wisdom teaches the reverse: a self-luminous field of consciousness gives rise to everything we see. Ishan Tigunait explores this concept of seed awareness, known as the hiranyagarbha (golden egg). Learn how every inch of the universe is an expression of its purpose and radiance. Format: Video with audio download Length: 5 mins
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Ishan Tigunait
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Moksha Shastra: Liberation Teaching
So far in the Peace in Your Life series, Rolf Sovik has led us through an exploration of the forces that bind us and those that free us. Now, in the final installment, he provides concrete ways we can apply this wisdom to our daily life. Learn the timeless principles of moksha shastra, the teachings that leads to liberation and upliftment. Format: Video with audio download Length: 6 mins
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Rolf Sovik, PsyD
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The Wisdom of Nature’s Cycles
Everything in nature undergoes change—our lives are no exception. Yet we often struggle against the flow, regarding the unknown with fear and confusion. Sarah Guglielmi encourages us to see the wisdom and beauty in the cycles of transformation within and all around us, so that we can greet the next chapter with peace and openness. Format: Video with audio download Length: 7 mins
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Sarah Guglielmi
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Triangle of Yoga
Is it really possible to be free of pain and sorrow? According to the sages, it is—through perseverance on the path of yoga. In this video, Rolf Sovik introduces the key components of yoga practice using the concept of a simple triangle. Let this memorable image help you build a strong foundation for your quest for lasting peace. Format: Video with audio download Length: 5 mins
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Rolf Sovik, PsyD
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Talks / Wisdom
Building Willpower: Sankalpa Shakti
Behind every achievement, every success, there is sankalpa shakti, the power of will and determination. How do we cultivate this motivating force? Luke Ketterhagen shares useful, practical tips on how to stoke and sustain our inner fire as we pursue our personal growth, and explains the road signs for every step of the way—from setting goals to dealing with setbacks. Format: Video with audio download Length: 9 mins
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Luke Ketterhagen
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Pilgrimage: Stories of Self-Transformation
Why leave our comfort zone to embark on a pilgrimage? Pulling from his own experience in the holy city of Varanasi, Luke Ketterhagen explains how stepping out into the unknown invites the playful guidance of the divine and sets the stage for true self-transformation. Format: Video with audio download Length: 8 mins
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Luke Ketterhagen
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Using Tapas to Find Balance in Family Life
How can the application of tapas (effort that creates inner radiance) help us find balance in our family life? Tapas, the third niyama (observance) in the Yoga Sutra, asks us to practice self-discipline and self-care, so that we can fully meet our family obligations. Drawing from his experience as a yogi and father, Luke Ketterhagen shares tips for staying present and engaged in our most meaningful relationships. Format: Video with audio download Length: 8 min
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Luke Ketterhagen
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Why Is the Path of Yoga Timeless?
If the path of yoga is thousands of years old, how can it still be relevant in today’s society? Our ancestors understood that the fundamental human condition, the desire to experience fulfillment, stays constant, although the tools we use to reach fulfillment may change from generation to generation. As Ishan Tigunait observes, the nature of our mind at its most essential level is timeless, and therefore, the practice of yoga is timeless as well. Format: Video with audio download Length: 6 mins
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Ishan Tigunait
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Freedom: The Culmination of Fulfillment
Are freedom and fulfillment two separate goals on the path of yoga? Do we need to leave the world behind in order to be free? Ishan Tigunait explains that, according to the Himalayan Tradition, the two are not mutually exclusive because freedom is the culmination of fulfillment. Learn how embracing desire, self-knowledge, and the richness of life can lead to the experience of ultimate freedom. Format: Video with audio download Length: 6 mins
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Ishan Tigunait
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Fulfillment & Desire
The more we understand and refine our desires and motivations, the greater is our capacity to be truly fulfilled. Ishan Tigunait explains how yoga teaches us to look at ourselves on every level in order to achieve lasting, freedom-driven fulfillment. Only through genuine self-study can we understand the difference between preya (momentary enjoyment) and shreya (that which fulfills us), and thus gain mastery over our desires. Format: Video with audio download Length: 9 mins
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Ishan Tigunait
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The Yoga of Fulfillment
According to the Yoga Sutra of Patanjali, the goal of yoga is to attain lasting fulfillment and ultimate freedom. But what are we seeking fulfillment of, and what do we wish to be free from? Ishan Tigunait defines the concept of fulfillment, and shows us how the path of yoga leads to a richer experience of life itself. Format: Video with audio download Length: 6 mins
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Ishan Tigunait
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Rudra Yaga: Group Practice and Sacred Fire
Rudra Yaga is the quintessential group practice in the yogic and tantric traditions. When we participate in group practice it links us to a living tradition. At the heart of Rudra Yaga is sacred fire—a fire that embodies the spark of willpower, determination, and intelligence within us. Ishan Tigunait explains the importance of Rudra Yaga and how this master practice of the Himalayan Tradition can transform all of us by tapping into the essence of prana shakti, the healing force. Format: Video with audio download Length: 7 mins
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Ishan Tigunait