Devotion




Happy Navratri! Celebrate Hinduism's Warrior Goddess Durga Happy Navratri! Celebrate Hinduism's Warrior Goddess Durga Happy Navratri! Celebrate Hinduism's Warrior Goddess Durga Happy Navratri! Celebrate Hinduism's Warrior Goddess Durga


Durga is the Hindu goddess warrior helping to protect us from the forces of evil. Learn how to call upon this deva deity when you're in...

Chanting Chanting Chanting Chanting


Mantras are a sacred and powerful way to invoke the Divine within us. Learn 4 of our favorites and the blessings they bring to yogis who...

Puja Puja Puja Puja


Creating a personal puja is a deeply spiritual practice and an integral part of your daily ritual. Learn how to make one that is unique to...

Vishnu Vishnu Vishnu Vishnu


Be inspired by Lord Vishnu's preserving peace and love, and live also in loving-kindness toward others.

Om Mani Padme Hum Om Mani Padme Hum Om Mani Padme Hum Om Mani Padme Hum


The reason for this Buddhist mantra's popularity lies in the profound blessings it brings to the believer. Learn more about the power...

Bhatki Yoga: An Introduction to the Yogic Path of Devotion and How It's Practiced Bhatki Yoga: An Introduction to the Yogic Path of Devotion and How It's Practiced Bhatki Yoga: An Introduction to the Yogic Path of Devotion and How It's Practiced Bhatki Yoga: An Introduction to the Yogic Path of Devotion and How It's Practiced


Bhakti is the path of devotion, the absolute dedication to the Divine. Learn about its origins, how to practice it and how to incorporate...

Integrating Feelings of the Heart Integrating Feelings of the Heart Integrating Feelings of the Heart Integrating Feelings of the Heart


Our Western world places most of our trust in our thoughts - to lead from our head, rather than our hearts. However, our heart intelligence...

New Year, New Day, New Sadhana: How to Create Your Unique Morning Yogic Ritual New Year, New Day, New Sadhana: How to Create Your Unique Morning Yogic Ritual New Year, New Day, New Sadhana: How to Create Your Unique Morning Yogic Ritual New Year, New Day, New Sadhana: How to Create Your Unique Morning Yogic Ritual


Like every new year, every morning we also have a chance at a fresh start. Sadhana is a daily spiritual (and physical) practice that...

Bhakti Yoga: How the Path of Devotion Connects Us in a Disconnected Modern World Bhakti Yoga: How the Path of Devotion Connects Us in a Disconnected Modern World Bhakti Yoga: How the Path of Devotion Connects Us in a Disconnected Modern World Bhakti Yoga: How the Path of Devotion Connects Us in a Disconnected Modern World


Bhakti is one of yoga’s four main paths to self-realization. As the path of devotion, Bhakti yoga can help connect us to our community, to...

Seeking Your Guru: A History of Gurus in the West + 6 Bits of Advice for the Seeker Seeking Your Guru: A History of Gurus in the West + 6 Bits of Advice for the Seeker Seeking Your Guru: A History of Gurus in the West + 6 Bits of Advice for the Seeker Seeking Your Guru: A History of Gurus in the West + 6 Bits of Advice for the Seeker


Curious about what a guru does and how to find one that's right for you? Learn more about the history of Eastern gurus in America and what...

A Guide to Hinduism's Leading Goddesses A Guide to Hinduism's Leading Goddesses A Guide to Hinduism's Leading Goddesses A Guide to Hinduism's Leading Goddesses


How do you choose which Hindu goddess to worship? Review our guide here of four of the most popular devas and decide who resonates with you.

Puzzled by Meditation? Trust May Be Your Missing Piece Puzzled by Meditation? Trust May Be Your Missing Piece Puzzled by Meditation? Trust May Be Your Missing Piece Puzzled by Meditation? Trust May Be Your Missing Piece


If you are like most people beginning a meditation practice, all manner of discomfort and distraction will show up when you stop and try to...

Invoking the Divine Feminine in Yoga: How to Call Upon 5 Popular Hindu Goddesses Invoking the Divine Feminine in Yoga: How to Call Upon 5 Popular Hindu Goddesses Invoking the Divine Feminine in Yoga: How to Call Upon 5 Popular Hindu Goddesses Invoking the Divine Feminine in Yoga: How to Call Upon 5 Popular Hindu Goddesses


The yoga tradition includes many Hindu goddesses whom you may call upon to help you, depending on what kind of energy you're needing at any...

Savor Your Sadhana: A Guide to Creating Your Daily Spiritual Practice Savor Your Sadhana: A Guide to Creating Your Daily Spiritual Practice Savor Your Sadhana: A Guide to Creating Your Daily Spiritual Practice Savor Your Sadhana: A Guide to Creating Your Daily Spiritual Practice


A sadhana is a daily ritual of yogic practices that gives you a chance to connect with yourself. Learn how to create one as unique as you...

The Guru Guide: What to Watch Out for When Seeking Your Spiritual Master The Guru Guide: What to Watch Out for When Seeking Your Spiritual Master The Guru Guide: What to Watch Out for When Seeking Your Spiritual Master The Guru Guide: What to Watch Out for When Seeking Your Spiritual Master


Many well-intentioned people fall prey to the passions of false gurus. Learn the characteristics of a true guru and how to spot a fake.

4 Reasons Why You'll Want to Meet Up to Meditate 4 Reasons Why You'll Want to Meet Up to Meditate 4 Reasons Why You'll Want to Meet Up to Meditate 4 Reasons Why You'll Want to Meet Up to Meditate


Meditating with others may sound a little awkward at first, but you'll soon find the positive benefits far outweigh this fleeting feeling....

Performing Puja: A 'How-To' on Creating Your Own Spiritual Ritual Performing Puja: A 'How-To' on Creating Your Own Spiritual Ritual Performing Puja: A 'How-To' on Creating Your Own Spiritual Ritual Performing Puja: A 'How-To' on Creating Your Own Spiritual Ritual


Puja is a devotional act, a prayer, or a spiritual ritual that seeks union with the Divine. Learn its history and elements in order to...

3 Tips on Improving Your Meditation Practice 3 Tips on Improving Your Meditation Practice 3 Tips on Improving Your Meditation Practice 3 Tips on Improving Your Meditation Practice


Disciplined meditation can be tough, especially if you don't think you're doing it right. Here are three tips to help, including a few...

Wake Up and Salute the Sun Wake Up and Salute the Sun Wake Up and Salute the Sun Wake Up and Salute the Sun


Each day presents a new beginning. Rising with the sun reminds us of that opportunity and deepens our connection with the world. Learn why...