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How do the Vedas help me with Yoga?

How do the Vedas help me with Yoga?

How do the Vedas help my Yoga practice? Often when we think of the Vedas, we visualize ancient Indian people sitting around a fire, performing mystical rituals with little connection to what we know and learn as Yoga. Why are these texts the source of Yoga? What is in...

Rules for Veda Recitation

Rules for Veda Recitation

The Taittīrīya Upaniṣat's Sīkṣāvalli lists the responsibilities of students in their life long journey of discovering the Self. In the very beginning, students are encouraged to master the Vedic phonetics by adhering to strict rules of varṇa, svara, mātra, balam, sāma...

Benefits of Online Veda Recitation

Benefits of Online Veda Recitation

This is such an ancient oral tradition, how can I study this online? Isn't it too difficult? Do I need to know Sanskrit? Shouldn't I be face to face with a teacher to study? How can I assess how I'm doing? These are some real questions and concerns. Online study of...

Developing a daily Mantra practice

Developing a daily Mantra practice

There are over 20,226 mantras in the Saṃhita portion of the Veda alone. Then there are all those mantras not in the Vedas and also important. How do we get started developing a daily practice of Mantra and where do we begin?One way to start is to really think about...