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Sri Swami Satchidananda is one of the most respected spiritual teachers and Yoga masters in the world. He is the founder of Integral Yoga. He opened the Woodstock Festival in 1969 with his words of peace, which sparked a movement and influenced a generation. His approach to teaching Yoga was direct, practical, and simple. His delightful sense of humor reminds us that the purpose of spiritual life is joy. (c)2016 Integral Yoga Multimedia/Satchidananda Ashram-Yogaville, Inc.
 
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Swami Satchidananda explains what it means to truly see God. Realizing that one faith, or one way of worshiping, isn’t better than another we come closer to understanding God. Through illustrations from inspiring stories from the Hindu tradition, he illuminates the power of faith and its ability to move mountains. Ⓟ© 2022 Satchidananda Ashram–Yogav…
 
Swami Satchidananda answers questions about meditation, particularly about how to deal with tamas, the lethargy that can sometimes keep us from doing our Yoga practice and can also cause sleepiness during meditation. He begins the program with some inspiring words about the True Nature of Being.Integral Yoga
 
In this Q & A session, Swami Satchidananda is asked about the nature of illusion. He explains the essential teaching of living in a dualistic world, all while keeping one’s eye on the True Reality. Before he answers this question, he answers a question about whether vanity is a sin. Ⓟ© 2022 Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville, Inc. / www.integralyoga.or…
 
During this talk, Swami Satchidananda was asked what the Self is, does it change, and what carries over from birth to rebirth. He also discusses what causes rebirth, how to know one’s past lives as well as future lives.Ⓟ© 2022 Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville, Inc. / www.integralyoga.orgIntegral Yoga
 
In this talk from the late 1960s, Swami Satchidananda answers various questions including: spiritual books he would recommend, the nature of the mind, having faith in spiritual teachings, discomfort during seated meditation, mantras and sound vibration.Integral Yoga
 
During a Yoga retreat in the early 1970s, Swami Satchidananda explained that we don’t “become” enlightened as we already are. The problem is we don't recognize our True Nature. He explains how to purify the mind which enables the ego-identity to dissolve. Then, the mind is free to realize the Truth of our essence-nature. Ⓟ© 2022 Satchidananda Ashra…
 
Swami Satchidananda answers question concerning the nature of love. He also speaks about the benefits that flow from selfless service. He concludes the program with chanting of Om Shanti.Ⓟ© 2022 Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville, Inc. / www.integralyoga.orgIntegral Yoga
 
Yoga Master Swami Satchidananda answers questions during a talk at an Integral Yoga retreat in the early 1970s. Topics include: training the mind, listening to your inner voice, an optimal Hatha Yoga practice, the benefits of kirtan, meaning of brahmacharya, and how to have a spiritual marriage.Ⓟ© 2022 Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville, Inc. / www.int…
 
Yoga master Swami Satchidananda answers a question about the nature of the mind and how to gain self-mastery. He explains how to be in right relationship with the various thoughts that arise throughout the day. Rather than being led around by your thoughts, what would it be like to be in a more empowering relationship with them and your mind? He ex…
 
Swami Satchidananda speaks about what real love is. He distinguishes pure, selfless love for the more selfish type of love that many are stuck in. He gives practical examples and inspiring insights into the nature of love.Ⓟ© 2021 Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville, Inc. / www.integralyoga.orgIntegral Yoga
 
A beautiful bhajan dedicated to Lord Siva in the form of Nataraja, the Cosmic Dancer and to Sri Swami Satchidananda, whose Ishta Devata (Beloved form of the Divine) was the Nataraja. Sung by Sri O.S. Vaidyanathan (Arun)one of the most gifted Carnatic musicians in India.From the album: Jai Gurudev! Available here & on Amazon: https://integralyogamag…
 
A mix of 2 beautiful devotional offerings to Sri Swami Satchidananda. From Sam Rossitto's track "Hari Om" on his "Lotus Tattoo" album and a single from Meera Kerr "Om Hreem Namah Sivaya." Features Sri Swamiji's chanting of this mantra.Integral Yoga
 
In this hugely popular series of questions and answers during a talk in 1980, Swami Satchidananda shared what was most meaningful to him and what led to his own experience of unending peace and joy in his life—including what he learned from his own Guru, Sri Swami Sivananda.Ⓟ© 2020 Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville…
 
Swami Satchidananda addresses the fear expressed during another health crisis—AIDS. He said that no matter what the disease or condition we face, "The fear of the disease is worse than the disease itself. Many people lose their life because of the fear. Not because of the disease." These words of inspiration, wisdom, and comfort, from a world renow…
 
"Hari Om" chant led by Yoga master Sri Swami Satchidananda.Hari Om is a universal chant and does not belong to any particular religion. Begin with the sound “ha” at the naval. By repeating that sound, the abdomen contracts and you will feel something at the naval area. Try it: Repeat “ha.” Your energy is sleeping at the naval and the repetition of …
 
Swami Satchidananda answers questions about the nature of Tantra Yoga in Yoga practice, how Tantra Yoga differs from Tantra in Buddhism, and the role devotion plays in spiritual practice. He also answers a question about meditation.Ⓟ© 2019 Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville, Inc. / www.integralyoga.orgIntegral Yoga
 
Swami Satchidananda simplifies Yoga philosophy, theory & practice in this talk. He gives the entire key to Yoga in one teaching: Realize you are happiness personified and then there’s no need to seek or run after anything.Integral Yoga
 
In his opening talk during one of the first Integral Yoga Retreats (early 1970s), Swami Satchidananda speaks about the aim behind all the Yoga Practices: mastery over the mind. He explains why this is the real goal of Yoga and how it is achieved. Ⓟ© 2019 Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville, Inc. / www.integralyoga.org…
 
Swami Satchidananda is asked several questions about how to deal with challenging situations and people. He advises us to learn how to cultivate an inner witness that enables us to maintain equanimity and balance of mind under all conditions. Ⓟ© 2019 Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville, Inc. / www.integralyoga.org…
 
In this talk, Swami Satchidananda explains the nature of God or Cosmic Consciousness. He gives an example of how a consciousness higher than ourselves is interested in our living as evidenced by the breath sent back into our bodies every time we exhale. This shows that we are not living by our own capacity and Yoga can help us become well-tuned ins…
 
Swami Satchidananda clarifies a teaching he had given about not making appointments so you don't get disappointed. He says this teaching is not to be misunderstood as saying one shouldn’t have any goals. He explains that we can have goals but we should see that our motivation is unselfish in whatever we strive to achieve.Ⓟ© 2019 Satchidananda Ashra…
 
Swami Satchidananda is asked a question about why in the Yoga teachings it is recommended not to receive gifts. The questioner is concerned this could hurt a gift-givers feelings and thus violate principles of ahimsa or non-hurting. Swamiji addresses this in teachings that are very timely in relation to school shootings in America today. Ⓟ© 2019 Sa…
 
During a silent Yoga retreat in the early 1970s, Swami Satchidananda speaks about the nature of personal liberation, meditation, and the inner witness who is the “one that knows.”Ⓟ© 2019 Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville, Inc. / www.integralyoga.orgIntegral Yoga
 
Swami Satchidananda answers a question about what his special technique is to make progress in Yoga. He explains that Integral Yoga isn’t a special technique, but boils down not complicating our lives, cultivating a childlike mind and having humility and faith in a Higher Power.Ⓟ© 2019 Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville, Inc. / www.integralyoga.org…
 
Swami Satchidananda is asked how one works with a mantra. Is there a way to lose oneself in the mantra? He gives instructions on how to work carefully with a mantra and the technique that will bring the most benefit. He goes into cultivating the optimal attitude for working with a mantra.Integral Yoga
 
Swami Satchidananda is asked a question about whether being selfless is really selfish and how we can be more motivated to want to be selfless. He also explains the root of disappointment. Ⓟ© 2019 Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville, Inc. / www.integralyoga.orgIntegral Yoga
 
How to Link to the Higher Power: Swami Satchidananda explains the problem with being human: free will that leads to selfishness. He explains, through the parable of the silk moth, how to instead use the free will to ultimately liberate ourselves.Ⓟ© 2019 Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville, Inc. / www.integralyoga.org…
 
Swami Satchidananda speaks about the difference between pure love and attachment. He explains the subtle points of Yoga philosophy regarding detachment, a desireless or actionless state, compassion and liberation. Ⓟ© 2019 Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville, Inc. / www.integralyoga.orgIntegral Yoga
 
Swami Satchidananda is asked about how to be detached from material things. He answers by explaining the key concepts of viveka and vairagya (discrimination and detachment) in Yoga philosophy and how the pull of the mind’s desires and the need to possess things creates endless unhappiness and suffering. He gives the remedy by explaining how to be i…
 
Swami Satchidananda is asked if the Atma has karma. This leads into an examination of what the Atma actually is and how it differs from the soul, as well as how to realize your true nature rather than identifying with your mind.Ⓟ© 2019 Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville, Inc. / www.integralyoga.orgIntegral Yoga
 
In this wonderful audio (from archival reel-to-reel from 1968), Swami Satchidananda is asked why he became a swami and what sannyas (monkhood) is all about. He explains how he became a swami and what it really means to be a renunciate—which doesn't involved running away from one's family or the world (which was often what his young students thought…
 
On Swami Satchidananda's 84th birthday (in 1998), his students gathered to celebrate the occasion and offer their love and gratitude for his teachings. He addressed the gathering in a sincere and humble way, expressing his appreciation for his students and explaining how it is the greatness of the student--not the teacher--that is to be admired.Ⓟ© …
 
Swami Satchidananda is asked about Satya Yuga, the golden or Aquarian Age. He describes how we are moving toward that time and what it will be like in that age. Before this question, he is asked about offering help to someone who is mentally and spiritually weak. Does it really help or can it harm us to try to do this?Ⓟ© 2018 Satchidananda Ashram–Y…
 
Swami Satchidananda is asked this question in 1968 in New York. He explains the philosophical difference as well as the practical difference between loving spiritual love vs. worldly love. Through stories and examples, he illuminates how to have both a divine and personal love relationship that endures.Ⓟ© 2018 Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville, Inc. /…
 
In 1969, while the Vietnam war was still underway, the youth that were coming to hear Swami Satchidananda's weekly talks at the Universalist Church in New York, were desperate for the war to end and for peace to prevail. Instead of "fighting" for peace, Sri Swamiji began to instruct them about the power of positive affirmation and peace chants in t…
 
Swami Satchidananda is asked to speak about why he has set certain guidelines for ashram living. He explains the essentials of a yogic lifestyle and how by having a strong support system of like-minded people, who share our values, it will be easier for us to grow spiritually. He describes his own spiritual journey.Ⓟ© 2018 Satchidananda Ashram–Yoga…
 
"Realizing the Spirit": In this talk, Swami Satchidananda is asked some questions about how the mind and spirit relate in terms of the process of enlightenment. And, what role kundalini plays in awakening.Ⓟ© 2018 Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville, Inc. / www.integralyoga.orgIntegral Yoga
 
Swami Satchidananda is asked why abstinence or denying the senses is needed in spiritual life. He explains that what is needed is discipline and mastery of the body and mind. He warns desires and greed in the mind, which leads to imbalance. He explains how a contented mind will convert everything into gold and then you can live a balanced in which …
 
This recording is a rare and special gift. It is the voice of Swami Satchidananda chanting the 12th chapter of the Bhagavad Gita on Bhakti Yoga. Swamiji recommended that his students learn this chapter by heart as it conveys the essence of the Yoga of devotion. This track is part of a re-release of "Songs of Grace," an album first recorded in the 1…
 
Swami Satchidananda answers various questions including the time it takes to change one’s body and mind into a yogic body and mind, the meaning of dreams, and the distinction between male and female monks.Ⓟ© 2018 Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville, Inc. / www.integralyoga.orgIntegral Yoga
 
Swami Satchidananda is asked about his essential beliefs that he bases his teachings upon. He is asked a series of questions including: What is important to you? What makes you happy or sad? What do you believe in, What truths do you base your life on?, among others.Ⓟ© 2018 Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville, Inc. / www.integralyoga.org…
 
Swami Satchidananda gave this talk in the 1990s to a group of health practitioners taking a program at the Wellness Center in Yogaville. He speaks about complementary medicine. He also talks about how hope, positive thinking, and the power of meditation are powerful tools in healing.Ⓟ© 2018 Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville, Inc. / www.integralyoga.or…
 
See God Within: In this talk that Swami Satchidananda gave in Singapore, he speaks about the difference between temporary and permanent happiness. Lasting happiness comes from knowing one’s inner, True Self—the God within. He describes how to experience this, referencing the Yoga of Patanjali, the Bhagavad Gita, and the teachings of the Bible regar…
 
Swami Satchidananda speaks about the nature of the mind, how the thought waves can wreak havoc in an unbalanced mind, and how to rise above the waves in order to experience inner peace.Ⓟ© 2018 Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville, Inc. / www.integralyoga.orgIntegral Yoga
 
In this talk recorded in India in 1981, Swami Satchidananda explains Yoga’s view of the nature of turbulence that arises in the mind. He compares the mind to a weighing scale—if the scale isn’t balanced to zero, it can’t weigh things properly. Similarly, if we don’t have a balanced mind, we can’t keep it on the zero point. The zero point enables us…
 
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