New Articles by David Frawley

  • 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 […]

  • Shiva and Prana Yoga

    Shiva and Prana Yoga from Shiva, the Lord of Yoga, by David Frawley Prana Yoga is one of the most important Yoga traditions and an integral part of the worship of Lord Shiva, who represents the highest immortal Prana of pure consciousness beyond time, space and karma. Shiva and the Unitary Prana Shiva is the […]

  • Why we must worship Goddess Kali

    The following article by Dr David Frawley was first published by DailyO As the transforming power of time, she can usher us into a new era of global peace and understanding. Ma Kali is the most misunderstood of all Hindu Goddesses, though she is often regarded as the most powerful. Kali’s dark and fierce form […]

  • Why Lord Shiva is the ultimate grandmaster of yoga

    The following article by Dr David Frawley was first published by DailyO Lord Shiva, among the great deities of Hinduism, most personifies the practice of yoga. As Yogeshwar, the great lord of yoga, he rules over all aspects of yoga relative to body, mind and consciousness. Shiva is the lord of asana practice with 84 […]

  • Why we must honour Goddess Saraswati

    The Veda Mata holds the pure white light of spiritual knowledge and all the rainbow colours of artistic expression. The following article by Dr David Frawley was first published by DailyO The image of the feminine muse who inspires the poet with her beauty and her grace is a common theme in great poetry, from […]

  • How counting your karma can transform your life

    The following article by Dr David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri) was first published by DailyO An acceptance of our karmic responsibility in life allows us to act with clarity and integrity. People all over the world speak about karma, relative to their own lives or the condition of society, just as many practice yoga. Yet […]

  • India owes its tolerance to Hindu dharma

    This article by Dr David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri) was first published by DailyO. India has been primarily Hindu in terms of culture and religion for many centuries, extending to thousands of years. Hinduism has endured remarkably through long periods of foreign invasion and hostile rule, though other ancient religions have long since perished. We […]

  • Vedic Origins of Yoga

    In today’s world of asana and exercise based yoga, it is easy to forget the spiritual and meditation basis of the Yoga tradition. Dr. David Frawley explains the ancient foundation of the Yoga Sutras and the greater Yoga tradition in Mantra Yoga, going back to the mantric hymns of the Vedic Rishis and the seeds […]

  • World needs to wake up to ecological living

    How can we talk about the quality of our lives, if the quality of our air, water and food is in doubt? India has one of the most spectacular natural environments in the world, with many great rivers and mountains from the lofty Himalayas to the vast Indian Ocean. India also has one of the […]

  • Why Indian intellectuals need to study more Vedanta

    The country would have significantly more depth and originality of thought says Dr. David Frawley in the following article which was first published on DailyO.in India for centuries has had one of the most rigorous, profound and insightful intellectual traditions in the world, the great system of Vedanta. Vedanta was the basis of the training […]

  • Why Swami Vivekananda still matters

    He taught us how to realise the universal consciousness beyond the limitations of time and space within our own minds and hearts. Dr David Frawley writes more. Modern India rests upon the inspiration that Swami Vivekananda awakened over a hundred years ago. His life and teachings became the spirit that infused the country’s independence movement […]

  • The Need for a Resurgent Bharat

    By Pandit Vamadeva Shastri (Dr David Frawley) There is an ongoing battle occurring at many levels relative to the concept of India and what India is, was and is meant to be. This is not merely a scholarly debate to arrive at truth but resembles more a struggle for power. Whoever controls the idea of India, […]

  • Nature’s Diet, Interview with Dr. David Frawley

    Interview by Armanda Dos Santos Doctor Frawley, what is the astounding power of Ayurveda? David Frawley: Ayurveda is the traditional Indian system of medicine that arose out of the philosophy and practice of Yoga some five thousand years ago. It helps us access with the universal consciousness and prana, to bring a greater vitality and awareness […]