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  • 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 […]

  • Dr. David Frawley to Receive Prestigious National Eminence Award in India

    On Dec. 25 in Mumbai, Dr. Frawley will be conferred the prestigious Chandrasekarendra National Eminence Award  from South Indian Educational Society, an affiliate of the famous Kanchi Shankaracharya Math, for his Vedic educational work. He is the first American to receive the award and only the second foreigner. The award is given in honor of Mahaswami […]

  • Dr Frawley’s talk on “Yoga & Ayurveda”

    Yoga and Ayurveda, the sister sciences of Self-healing and Self-realization, contain the keys to global health and individual spiritual development in an integral and comprehensive manner for body, mind and consciousness. Dr. David Frawley, one of the world’s foremost experts on Yoga and on Ayurveda, discusses the place of Yoga and Ayurveda in the world today […]

  • David Frawley’s interview on pilgrimageyogaonline.com

    Vamadeva David Frawley Interview With Sujantra, founder Pilgrimage of the Heart Yoga Sujantra: We are honored to have Vamadeva David Frawley here with us today. He is the author of over thirty books on Indian philosophy and Vedic studies. He is the founder and director of the American Institute of Vedic Studies in Santa Fe, New […]

  • 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, […]