New Articles by David Frawley

  • The Non-Dual Reality of Lord Shiva

    By David Frawley Shiva is ultimately a deity that represents the non-dualistic Absolute beyond all the contraries and oppositions of this dualistic world of time, space, and karma. He is the force of transcendent unity that is more than the combination of opposites and holds simultaneously the power of both sides of all dualities. Shiva […]

  • The many benefits of Saraswati Puja

    By Dr David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri) Allowing the cosmic feminine principle to fully express itself through all forms of art, without fear or manipulation, is the essence of true culture. Saraswati Puja is one of the most important annual events of India or Bharatiya culture going back centuries – a wonderful festival of art […]

  • Reclaiming your own Direct Experience of Life

    By David Frawley (Vamadeva Shastri) Most of us are so caught up in the demands of our outer lives that we forget to examine our own inner experience of life from moment to moment. If we look deeply we will see that we seldom allow ourselves to experience our own lives fully and directly. Yet […]

  • Consciousness, the Key to All Vedic Disciplines

    By David Frawley Modern physics is looking for a unitary field of consciousness to explain the coherence of the laws of nature. Such a universal consciousness is proposed behind and beyond all time, space and energy, as their origin and end. Yogic spirituality has long taught how to discover this unitary field of consciousness within […]

  • Our Life Movement in Consciousness

    Exclusive to American Institute of Vedic Studies by Dr. David Frawley To be able to perceive the reality of who we are and what this marvelous universe is about, we must first realize that in our ordinary human state of mind that we are not truly conscious or aware. We are not aware of who […]

  • Why India will be celebrating National Ayurveda Day on Dhanteras

    On Lord Dhanvantari’s birth anniversary, let us open ourselves to the power of healing within us. The following article by Dr David Frawley was first published by DailyO Ayurveda, India’s natural system of healing has spread worldwide as an innovative and comprehensive system of mind-body medicine. Wherever yoga has gone, ayurveda is now following as […]

  • How India can establish Ram Rajya today

    Let us embrace the cause of Dharma on earth and give up the conflict and duality caused by adharma. The following article by Dr David Frawley was first published by DailyO. Sri Rama is the ideal ruler whose image has dominated the history of India. He is the avatar of Dharma, which is right action, […]

  • The Meaning Of Durga

    This article by Dr David Frawley was first published by Swarajya.  No country in the world demonstrates such enduring reverence for the Great Mother Goddess, as does India. The Goddess is celebrated in every form, aspect and quality, through music, art, ritual, mantra and meditation. She is honoured in women, the Earth, nature and the […]

  • Goddess Durga is no myth or superstition

    She is the ultimate iconic form, present in every expression, movement and mood, natural and supernatural. This article by Dr David Frawley was first published by DailyO India is the land of the Divine Mother, honouring her wonderful names, forms and manifestations on all levels of existence, great and small. India as a country is […]

  • Why Varna is Not Caste

    The Four Varna system reflects a deep ecological and yogic vision of social and universal unity very different from the divisive idea of caste by birth. The following article by Dr David Frawley was first published by IndiaFacts: The Four Varna system of ancient India was originally based upon the idea of an organic social […]

  • Sanskritization: A New Model of Language Development

    The process of Sanskritization is evident not only in the languages of North India that appear to derive from it, but also in the many Sanskrit loan words found in Dravidian languages, including Tamil. The following article by Dr David Frawley was first published by IndiaFacts. The Current Indo-European Model: The Migration of the Proto-Indo-Europeans […]