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The Joy of Living with Swami Anubhavananda

I have known Swamiji since 2007 when I had the wonderful opportunity of being his student on a year-long Vedanta training course in India. The teachings he gave then have formed the bedrock of my spiritual life ever since. He has an extraordinary depth of knowledge of the spiritual texts which he is able to share in such an accessible and humorous way without losing any of the essential message. Devotional by nature, Swamiji is easily approachable and has the gift of making the person in front of him feel valued He is a contemporary Master whose motto – Be Happy – is a quality he lives and freely shares in his daily interactions as he travels from place to place.

The Power of the Present Moment

Generally we are obsessed by the past or the future. Meditation is intended to bring us into the present moment – into the Now. It can be rightly said, as William Blake has implied in the above quote, that ‘the present moment is the gateway to Eternity’. Why is the present moment so important?

Full Circle

Nirbhaya, a graduate from the 2012-2014 Yoga Teacher Training Course, reflects on the penultimate day of the course which she describes as one of the most unique, uplifting and profound days of her life.

Insights into Healing Addiction Through Yoga

I discovered yoga over 10 years ago. Initially, I used to go to a class intermittently depending on how motivated I felt or what else there was around to distract me. This went on for a number of years, but with a growing interest, I started going to workshops and retreats, spending a little more time diving deeper into my self. Gradually the practice of yoga began to fill my life more and more.

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