The Noble Qualities

    Classes have begun in the outdoor classroom around the corner from the usual JP Nagar classroom. 40 participants from around the world are receiving these direct teachings on, “The Noble Qualities.”      “What is the practicals class expected for noble qualities?  Stillness. All noble qualities stem from stillness and lead to stillness.”  …

Yoga Sutra Chanting

~ Post from Nancy         I don’t actually remember when I first started memorizing the Sutras. I do remember thinking it was something I was supposed to do. I allowed myself about a month to memorize each aphorism, and every morning before sitting practice I chant them as far as I have…

Winter Solstice

      With the longer nights and Solstice approaching, it naturally invites more quiet, contemplation, internal time for me. During these winter months where the plants and animals rest, hibernate, conserve energy, and go underground, my system craves the same. Some feel the increased darkness in our external world during this season creates the…

Heartfelt Thanks

      Those of us at Sadvidya Foundation, wish to express our appreciation and heartfelt gratefulness to all of you. We are truly on this journey together, co-passengers gaining insight into the Nature of the human experience. It is through our shared objective to experience the innate inner Bliss, that we knowingly and unknowingly…

In Grace

    Dear all,   We had a beautiful time with our teachers over the course of ten joyous days. Ācārya was very generous towards all and especially the children! We were an intimate group, which was facilitated by two days in ‘functional’ silence, days of inner peace.   Our hope is that all of…

Śraddha – FAITH

~ Post from Stacey śraddha wherever we develop FAITH, that aspect of our life will evolve to the fullest extent. If the area of our faith is meaningful and noble then our life will proceed very well. Our system will develop more fitness and calmness.     DEVELOP FAITH in the ETERNAL TRUTH.   [From the…

Haiku

Post From Nancy     I wrote some haiku to express my experience at the retreat.     Misty jungle. Owl Hoots. Leaves drip. Slowly students Fill the quiet hall.     No-thought creates no- Emotion. This emptiness Is bliss. Samadhi.     Little green gecko Leaps from the laundry. Small poops On my drying…

What is Action?

  Karma Which is the right action? All actions are to offer something. How is this possible, to consider all action as an offering.   Take the mother, she brings a child into the world, but should not consider it as hers. She offers her knowledge. A child sees all emotions in the mother, the…