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Sacred Space: A Connection Point
It’s easy to see why churches, mosques, and temples are considered holy, but why are the banks of the Ganges and the city of Varanasi also considered hallowed ground? Ishan Tigunait explores the foremost quality that makes a space sacred: its living connection to collective consciousness. Find out how such a space serves as an ideal meeting place for the seeker and the divine within. Format: Video with audio download Length: 7 mins
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Ishan Tigunait
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Group Practice: Illuminating the Space of Consciousness
How is group practice different from simply practicing together at the same place and time? Ishan Tigunait explains how the common sankalpa, or intention, of the participants allows group practice to unlock and channel the life-giving energy and radiance of collective consciousness. Format: Video with audio download Length: 6 mins
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Ishan Tigunait
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Buddhi: Our Connection to Collective Consciousness
Collective consciousness is the radiant field of creative intelligence that underlies the cosmos. How can we nurture and strengthen our relationship with this source of inner light? In this talk, Ishan Tigunait explores buddhi—our capacity for discernment and intuition—as our connecting cord to collective consciousness. Find out how buddhi is energized and purified through the path of yoga. Format: Video with audio download Length: 6 mins
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Ishan Tigunait
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Healing Power of Collective Consciousness
How can we heal, both as an individual and as a society? In this talk, Ishan Tigunait points us toward collective consciousness and the primordial force of compassion that flows from it. Learn how connecting with this higher consciousness and its power is a deeply empowering and transformative experience. Format: Video with audio download Length: 6 mins
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Ishan Tigunait
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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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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