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"Humans are the only species with the potential to become free of karma." ~ David"

Life is meant to be blissful
Learn how by reading; Inner Engineering - A Yogi's Guide to Joy

Purposeful Recreation

Rejuvenating Holidays in New Zealand

It is a human need to take time out from work and schedules, to spend time in nature and reconnect with life in a simpler and more direct way.

This is the purpose of yoga, massage and meditation. When we put this in context of holidays and other motivations for timeout, making that time productive in terms of getting to know yourself a little

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2017 Programs

Healing – Growing – learning

You may have noticed a form of insanity creeping over the world, the increased homelessness, more crime and suffering?

Those who are regarded as wise and knowing keep telling us to awake and embrace our humanity before we enter into an uncontrolled mass extinction event.

Your opportunity is now because like everything else in the world we so often take for

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Evolution and Our DNA

The question of intelligent design

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Since scientists discovered DNA, they have been puzzling over its nature. But they couldn’t understand very much and labelled most of our DNA as being junk with absolutely no purpose or value. However ancient scientists had a deeper understanding which gave rise to the concept of Hinduism that still exists today.

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Belief or Knowledge?

A choice to make you or break you

When you know something, it is completely verifiable through direct experience or scientific method. Yet most of us believe in things that may not necessarily be true or real. There was a time when people believed that the Earth was flat, there was a time when people believed that this earth was the centre of the universe and that the sun rotated

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Philosophy - East and West

Words to shape our attitudes

Philosophy is something that we all invent and use to explain our lives and to justify our actions. It is putting together words to help us make sense of our lives and with those words, to explain and justify our existence thereby shaping our future.

Western philosophy is about outward looking based on the idea that the world we see around us is real and

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Bharatanatyam Dance

‪Meditation in Movement

Image courtesy of Sheela Unnikrishnan http://www.sridevinrithyalaya.com/

Originating in the temples of Tamil Nadu, South India, Bharatha Natiyam Dance (more commonly written as Bharatanatyam), has been an important aspect of Hindu tradition for over 2000 years.

Bhartanatyam is considered as one of the classical dance forms of ancient India that signifies the elements of the Earth and human body, the others being Odissi, Kuchipudi,

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Gayatri Mantra

The power of now

The Gayatri mantra is fast becoming one of the most popular mantras in use today as it seems that never before has the world seen such desperate times. Like so many before us, people today are looking to Eastern Wisdom to help resolve life’s problems.

The Gayatri Devi is known as the Mother of the Vedas, the source of Divine Wisdom. As well as having a

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Dharma

Action for harmonious life and living

Shiva blessing Arjuna with the Pashupatastra, Pushpagiri via Arjuna-Vallabha

What is referred to simply as Dharma or as Sanatana Dharma is a concept central to Hinduism and Buddhism that was once known over most of the world. It came from the sharing of knowledge as to our creation and the reasons why we are here wherever that may be.

From

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Samadhi

The goal of yoga

In the Western world including New Zealand, the nature of life is unknown and only ever subject of discussion. Our scientists have dissected the atom and yet they cannot understand the nature of the different parts of an atom just like they cannot understand life.

Life is not to be understood in this way, but yet we continue to manipulate and each other for short-term profits.

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The Courtship of Shiva and Parvati

So the legend goes with a commentary

One day, when Parvati was only eight years old, her father, Himavan, took her to see Lord Shiva. From birth, Parvati had always been very spiritual. She always wanted to know about God, so she was thrilled to see Lord Shiva. But Lord Shiva was in a meditative consciousness and he did not pay any attention to the little girl.

After that first

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