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Vedic Origins of Yoga: Shvetasvatara, the Vedic Yoga Upanishad
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Vedic Origins of Yoga: Shvetasvatara, the Vedic Yoga Upanishad

David Frawley- October 30, 2017

The Shvetashvatara Upanishad goes back to specific Vedic verses for explaining the practices of Yoga. Read More

History of Asana and Exercise in India
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History of Asana and Exercise in India

David Frawley- October 23, 2017

Asanas have been used as part of exercise traditions in India, just as they have been part of meditation or Yoga Sadhana traditions. Read More

Agni and the Fire of Self-Inquiry
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Agni and the Fire of Self-Inquiry

David Frawley- June 16, 2017

It is important to look at Self-inquiry not simply as a mental practice but as an energetic movement of consciousness like the rising up of ... Read More

India’s Export of Yoga – Import of Fundamentalism and Terrorism
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India’s Export of Yoga – Import of Fundamentalism and Terrorism

David Frawley- May 3, 2017

There must be a greater discrimination between India’s profound dharmic teachings and regressive western religious cults. Read More

Sanskritization: A New Model of Language Development
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Sanskritization: A New Model of Language Development

David Frawley- September 6, 2016

The process of Sanskritization is evident not only in the languages of North India that appear to derive from it, but also in the many ... Read More

Why Varna is Not Caste
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Why Varna is Not Caste

David Frawley- August 30, 2016

The Four Varna system reflects a deep ecological and yogic vision of social and universal unity very different from the divisive idea of caste by ... Read More