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swami radha

swami radha
from the desk of swami radhananda

swami radhananda
hidden language hatha yoga
swami lalitananda

swami lalitananda
kuanyin's kitchen

swami lalitananda

from the archives: swami radha


A pioneer in bringing yoga to the West, Swami Sivananda Radha is the author of 10 classic books on yoga, includ-ing Kundalini Yoga for the West and Hatha Yoga: The Hidden Language. Her teachings focus on developing awareness and quality in life.

meeting in the light
  from issue 41, spring 2009

the forgotten language
  from issue 40, winter 2008

mystery of selflessness
  from issue 39, fall 2008

body as garden
  from issue 38, summer 2008

the divine word
  from issue 37, spring 2008

building blocks of growth
  from issue 36, fall 2007

a wheel in motion
  from issue 35, spring 2007

without shape or form
  from issue 34, summer 2007

facing reality
  from issue 33, spring 2007

mantra, vibration & transformation
  from issue 32, winter 2006

qualified to learn
  from issue 31, fall 2006

opening up sacred texts
  from issue 30, summer 2006

sakti: energy manifest
  from issue 29, spring 2006

developing a taste for the Divine
  from issue 28, winter 2005

knowing vs. believing
  from issue 27, fall 2005

the flute
  from issue 26, summer 2005

square one
  from issue 25, spring 2005

what is it that heals?
  from issue 24, winter 2004

learning liberation
  from issue 23, fall 2004

cremation ground of the heart
  from issue 13, spring 2002

the laboratory of the mind
  from issue 12, winter 2001

the beginning
  from issue 11, fall 2001

maya, the cosmic artist
  from issue 8, winter 2000

the outer space of the mind
  from issue 6, summer 2000

liberation
  from issue 5, spring 2000

on leadership
  from issue 4, winter 1999

healing
  from issue 3, fall 1999

from the desk of swami radhananda


Swami Radhananda is president and spiritual director of Yasodhara Ashram in British Columbia, Canada.

dusting the goddesses
  from issue 41, spring 2009

a life of learning
  from issue 40, winter 2008

the invisible work
  from issue 39, fall 2008

living on a prayer
  from issue 38, summer 2008

the story of your life
  from issue 37, spring 2008

sacred ground
  from issue 36, fall 2007

the strength of selflessness
  from issue 35, spring 2007

a space for peace
  from issue 34, summer 2007

coming back to harmony
  from issue 33, spring 2007

the promise of bliss
  from issue 32, winter 2006

learning to teach, teaching to learn
  from issue 31, fall 2006

sky-like mind
  from issue 30, summer 2006

source of wisdom
  from issue 29, spring 2006

a lesson from bees
  from issue 28, winter 2005

getting to know
  from issue 27, fall 2005

gateways of perception
  from issue 26, summer 2005

shine a light
  from issue 25, spring 2005

the ripple effect
  from issue 24, winter 2004

steps to freedom
  from issue 23, fall 2004

coming through darkness
  from issue 22, summer 2004

following the heart's desire
  from issue 20, winter 2003

the myth of perfection
  from issue 19, fall 2003

war & peace
  from issue 18, summer 2003

holding a pose
  from issue 17, spring 2003

the promise of practice
  from issue 16, winter 2002

from earth to heaven
  from issue 15, fall 2002

the power of speech
  from issue 14, summer 2002

Wave of Bliss
  from issue 10, summer 2001

clearing the air
  from issue 9, spring 2001

searching for silence
  from issue 8, winter 2000

intelligence
  from issue 5, spring 2000

stepping out of the classroom
  from issue 4, winter 1999

The Body of Teachings
  from issue 3, fall 1999

dispelling illusions on the path
  from issue 1, spring 1999

hidden language hatha yoga, with swami lalitananda


Swami Lalitananda's latest book,The Inner Life of Asanas, is a collection of her hidden language hatha yoga columns, coming from timeless books (www.timeless.org) in November 2007. She is a resident teacher and part of the collective at radha yoga & eatery a yoga centre, caf, arts & events venue at 728 Main Street in Vancouver, BC. Contact her at . swamila@ascentmagazine.com.

it's all yoga!
  from issue 41, spring 2009

the shoulderstand : salamba sarvangasana
  from issue 40, winter 2008

standing forward bend : uttanasana
  from issue 39, fall 2008

the triangle : trikonasana
  from issue 38, summer 2008

the inner life of five asanas
  from issue 37, spring 2008

the camel : ustrasana
  from issue 36, fall 2007

the spinal twist : ardha matsyendrasa
  from issue 35, spring 2007

the eagle : garudasana
  from issue 34, summer 2007

the swan : hamsasana
  from issue 33, spring 2007

the corpse : shavasana
  from issue 32, winter 2006

the tree: vriksasana
  from issue 31, fall 2006

the child : balasana
  from issue 30, summer 2006

the triangle : trikonasana
  from issue 29, spring 2006

the lotus : padmasana
  from issue 28, winter 2005

the warrior 2 : virabhadrasana 2
  from issue 27, fall 2005

the crane : bakasana
  from issue 26, summer 2005

the headstand : salamba shirshasana
  from issue 25, spring 2005

the mountain : tadasana
  from issue 24, winter 2004

the plough : halasana
  from issue 23, fall 2004

the sun salutation : surya namaskar
  from issue 22, summer 2004

the peacock feather : pincha mayurasana
  from issue 20, winter 2003

the tree: vriksasana
  from issue 19, fall 2003

the shoulder stand : salamba sarvangasana
  from issue 18, summer 2003

the bow: dhanurasana
  from issue 16, winter 2002

the forward bend : paschimottanasana
  from issue 15, fall 2002

the lion: simhasana
  from issue 14, summer 2002

the tortoise : kurmasana
  from issue 12, winter 2001

the corpse : shavasana
  from issue 8, winter 2000

the spinal twist : ardha matsyendrasa
  from issue 5, spring 2000

the yoga of secrets, symbols and metaphors
  from issue 3, fall 1999

kuanyin's kitchen


Seasonal healthful recipes

sprout out loud!
  from issue 41, spring 2009

black bean chili
  from issue 40, winter 2008

ginger pear crisp
  from issue 39, fall 2008

spring green salad with apple & fennel
  from issue 37, spring 2008

roasted butternut squash soup with ginger, basil and coconut
  from issue 36, fall 2007

autumn kimchi
  from issue 35, spring 2007

sweet n sour summer salad with aubergine caviar
  from issue 34, summer 2007

asparagus & wheat berry salad
  from issue 33, spring 2007

squash ravioli with sage-orange reduction
  from issue 32, winter 2006

chana pulao - spiced rice and chickpeas with mango chutney
  from issue 31, fall 2006

cucumber salad & nut (un)sushi wraps
  from issue 30, summer 2006

quinoa with tempeh and snow pea leaves
  from issue 29, spring 2006

vegan holiday feast
  from issue 28, winter 2005

pad thai
  from issue 27, fall 2005

fruity nut squares
  from issue 26, summer 2005

beefree burgers
  from issue 25, spring 2005

seitan
  from issue 24, winter 2004

triple ginger snaps
  from issue 23, fall 2004

sunflower pt & basil-cashew pesto
  from issue 22, summer 2004

crme de riz
  from issue 20, winter 2003

roasted veggies in phyllo leaves
  from issue 19, fall 2003

apple kanten with raspberries & blueberries
  from issue 18, summer 2003

sprouted chickpea hummus
  from issue 17, spring 2003

squash soup
  from issue 16, winter 2002

hijiki, burdock & carrots over steamed rice
  from issue 15, fall 2002

chaptis & vg-lox
  from issue 14, summer 2002


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