New Articles by David Frawley

  • Vedic Origins of Yoga

    Dr. David Frawley’s Full Text of Talk For International Conference on Yoga for Holistic Health June 21-22, 2015, Vigyan Bhavan Ministry of AYUSH, government of India Yoga is not a new phenomenon but the essence of the spiritual and cultural traditions of India going back to the earliest eras, with connections throughout the world and much of […]

  • International Yoga Day and the Yoga of the Sun

    By Vamadeva Shastri (Dr. David Frawley) There could be no more appropriate day for honoring Yoga throughout the world then on June 21, the day of the summer solstice. Yoga’s connection with light and with the Sun goes back to Yoga’s very origin thousands of years ago in India. The system of Yoga philosophy or […]

  • The Ancient Solar Yoga

    By Dr. David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri) From “Vedic Yoga: The Path of the Rishi” (Lotus Press 2014) For International Yoga Day, the summer solstice, June 21, 2015 What if the most powerful force for energizing all Yoga practices were as obvious and visible as the Sun? The fact is, that it is. The Sun, […]

  • Shiva and Shakti Yogas

    From Shiva, the Lord of Yoga By Dr. David Frawley, published by Lotus Press, now available Yoga means unification, which is first the unity of all the dualities and contraries that constitute the energies of life. Yoga philosophy teaches us to understand and transcend duality, but this rests upon harmonizing the dualities within us in a […]

  • Vedic Counseling: A New Model

    The Counseling Renaissance Today we are discovering many new dynamic tools for understanding ourselves and for bringing greater meaning into our lives, not simply at a physical level, but at deeper levels of consciousness. Our model of the human being is shifting from that of a separate individual fixed in one location in time and […]

  • Hindu Response to Western Intellectual Challenges

    By Vamadeva Shastri (David Frawley) For the closing plenary session of the World Hindu Congress Nov. 23, 2014. The congress included seven conferences covering media, educational, women, youth, economic, political and organizational events. Nearly two thousand people from over fifty countries attended this historic event, including important religious, political and educational leaders. It was the […]

  • Ayurvedic Implications of Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

    This is entire transcript of Bi-Monthly Expert Lecture Series (Twenty Sixth Lecture) delivered by Acharya David Frawley on Nov. 12, 2014 at Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga (A Govt. of India funded organization), New Delhi, India Background of Yoga First I want to thank the director, Dr. Ishwar Basavaraddi, and the Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga for arranging […]

  • HAMSA RAHASYA: The Secret of Hamsa

    By Acharya David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri) Shiva Yoga and Hamsa The Hamsa is one of the key concepts in Vedic, Yogic and Tantric thought. Along with the Kundalini, it holds many secrets of deeper Yoga practices. Indeed without understanding the Hamsa, the Kundalini force cannot likely be properly developed or understood. The Hamsa as […]

  • Narendra Modi and Barack Obama : A New Vision for Both India and World Hinduism

    Article by Acharya David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri)  Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the United States brought about many glowing statements from the American government, both about Modi and about India. These included productive meetings with President Barack Obama, Vice-President Joe Biden, and Secretary of State John Kerry, who were quite elated with Modi’s visit. […]

  • Esoteric Hinduism and Western Esoteric Traditions

    By David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri) Global Esoteric Traditions Esoteric, mystical, and occult traditions have been widely connected worldwide as far back as we can trace their history. These often secret teachings cross over realms of healing, astrology, alchemy, Yoga, mantra, and meditation, emphasizing internal practices to raise our awareness to higher states of consciousness. […]

  • Is Hinduism a Monotheistic Religion ?

    From Hindu Human Rights  There has been a considerable debate extending from recent centuries to current interfaith dialogues as to whether Hinduism is a monotheistic religion, and if so whether Hinduism can perhaps be included among the great monotheistic traditions of the world. This question of Hinduism and monotheism reflects certain preconceptions that should be […]