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Welcome from Swami Swaroopananda

Welcome. It is with great pleasure that I invite you to join us in the Bahamas this year for another season of joy, beauty, and wisdom and the profound teachings of yoga given to us by our teacher, Swami Vishnudevananda and his teacher, Swami Sivananda. Now more than ever, the world needs the knowledge that yoga offers. We are in the midst of a spiritual revolution, and it is my belief that in 50 years we will not recognize this planet as changes are happening fast. Engagement with spiritual disciplines, including yoga and meditation, is key for navigating this time …
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Take Time to Relax in Savasana

by Katie Papo (Ambika) Crunches and leg lifts were my go-to boredom fighter while everyone else laid in savasana (corpse pose) at the end of yoga class. I first started practicing yoga for the workout, so the last thing I wanted was to imitate a dead p …
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Mung Dal Kitchari Recipe

Enjoy this cleansing and nourishing Mung Dal Kitchari Ayurvedic recipe from Lalita Devi, Director of the ashram’s Well-Being Center.  Makes 6-8 servings Ingredients 1 cup mung dal ¾ cup white basmati rice 4 tablespoon ghee 1 tablespoon fresh ginger (pe …
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Creating Health and Healing with Grace Van Berkum | sivanandabahamas.org

Creating Health and Healing with Grace Van Berkum

Please share what you do in 10-15 words: I teach people about the healing powers of plant-based foods, yoga, meditation, connecting to nature, and learning to open your mind and heart. Why do you do what you do? The world needs to realize and understan …
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Gina Salá & Daniel Paul Chanting Ganesha Namah Om

In April, Gina Salá and Daniel Paul blessed the ashram with divine chanting. Please enjoy this clip capturing the beauty and bhakti of these two amazing performers. Chant along and start removing some obstacles with Ganesha!
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Community Voices: First Yoga Experiences

Do you remember the details of your first yoga experience?   Yoga came to me unexpected. My first yoga experience was initiated by a close friend. One rainy evening, she asked me to join her at a new studio in Vancouver, Canada. I was very hesitan …
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What Is Love?

Real love cannot be described. Love can be described by describing the feeling of love. Usually, when we love, together with the feeling of love comes a feeling of joy, happiness, and bliss.
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