New Articles by David Frawley

  • 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 […]

  • The hidden truth behind Sri Ganesha’s mystic image

    Ganesha is said to be the remover of obstacles, which he is most energised to accomplish on Ganesh Chaturthi. The following article by Dr David Frawley was first published by DailyO. Lord Ganesha is one of the oldest and most revered Hindu deities, as well as the most distinctive. His head of an elephant, enigmatic […]

  • We need to embrace Shri Krishna now more than ever

    The following article by Dr David Frawley was first published by DailyO For the practice of yoga, Krishna is the Yogavatara, the incarnation of yoga in all its aspects of knowledge, devotion and action. If there is any single figure who represents India, its yogic spirituality, vibrant culture and great history, it is Shri Krishna. […]

  • How we can make Bharat rise again

    The following article by Dr David Frawley was first published by DailyO It is time for India as a political state to acknowledge and support itself as a civilisation. India is not just a country or a nation, India is a civilisation. A civilisation is more than a country. It exists as a vast domain […]

  • Why Guru Purnima is unique to Hindu dharma

    The following article by Dr David Frawley was first published by DailyO Many religions honour their founder or great teacher in various ways. Hindu dharma is perhaps unique in honouring the guru or spiritual master as a principle in itself beyond any particular personality, philosophy or revelation. The true guru is a position of spiritual […]

  • Why Are Indian Historians In A Denial Mode?

    The following article by Dr David Frawley was first published by Swarajya Magazine.  India today is a strange country in that, uniquely among the nations of the world, it seems to be afraid of its own history. If we study current historical accounts, particularly by India’s academic left, the most important fact about the history […]

  • Excerpt from: The Art and Science of Vedic Counseling

    Order Book Karmic Reckoning: Taking Control of Your Life Counseling revolves around examining what we are doing in life and learning to make our actions more effective. To improve our efficiency we may observe what other people are doing according to current trends in society, and see how to take advantage of these. Yet for any […]

  • Yogic Neuroscience: Developing the Soma of the Brain

    This is a Vedanet.com exclusive article by Dr. David Frawley The brain is capable of secreting powerful chemicals that can bring about extraordinary changes in body and mind. While drugs can be used to stimulate or substitute for these, there is much in the brain’s own chemical functioning that can be improved. The brain’s secretions can […]