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The softness of the heart

Sooner than later the seeker arrives at a place where all in creation is reflected, felt and alive as pure awareness. Tears naturally jump out of the eyes in that blissful, detach space of witnessing. It feels vulnerable, however, there is great power and safety...

Two yoga poses for winter

A robust 12 set of sun salutations can burn dullness. Also, you can add in your daily yoga routine warrior poses. Holding these two poses every day for a period of time builds strength, character and courage. Both poses mentioned below reduce and balance kapha dosha....

Ayurvedic Daily routine in winter

Daily Routine for Winter Maintaining a predictable daily routine will help keep Vata in balance this winter. Kapha will benefit from keeping things fresh and a bit unpredictable, so do your best to strike an appropriate balance for yourself. Certain parts of your...

8 Ayurvedic Cooking Tips for Winter

Ayurveda recognizes winter as a Kapha season with strong Vatta undertones. It is characterized by cold weather, a sense of heaviness, increased moisture, cloud-covered days, and the grounded, slow feeling that sends many animals into hibernation. These are all...

Mingle with the Collective

The complicity of the heart with all human beings is expressed by a collective link. All humanity shares the same heart, the same need to be loved, to be recognized and to be useful. This link is also attached to the heart of the Earth that communicates her journey...

Fall into Celebration

Quote from Ottawa satsangs on the studies of the mystic heart. A celebration is a quiet attitude that recognizes all that we are given. It is an attitude that perceives our physical body as the ultimate tool of transformation, and it is a perception that welcomes, in...

10 Ayurvedic tips you want to know for early summer

Summer is pitta time, and in early summer our bodies use the extra fat accumulated in the winter. Our appetite changes and our Agni (digestive fire) increases so the body is ready to change to a diet that is lighter and better to sustain the heat of the summer. Here...

3 types of seekers and their inner challenges

Copy from the Berdhanya book: The steps of the seeker". A long time ago, the seekers of India recognized July as the month that enhances reflection on the relationship between the student and spiritual teacher. It is the time of the moon when the plentitude of life is...

The maturity of experiences

When you agreed to enter into the dimension of form, you agreed to participate in the exploration of experiences. With the right understanding of that contract you can navigate them with much ease, joy and purpose. All experiences are a projection of your belief...

2019 Highlights and Projections for 2020

NEWS FROM THE TEACHER Dear Ones, The 2019 year is now closing it doors for us after much satisfaction, exploration and learning. The teachings have taken many forms and formats for you to explore the themes of affection, introduction to ancestry and fusion. The notes...

Living Belly Button-less

(Satsang, December 5, 2017) Berdhanya: What does it mean to be belly button-less? What does the belly button mean? It’s not the navel, it’s where you were fed from as a baby.  Who fed you? Student: My mother. Berdhanya: So, now you have no belly button. Nobody to feed...

Inner Ceremonies

Inner ceremonies are the tool for reconciliation. They are the place where you have finally accepted to surrender, to be equal, to detach from guilt and to make a step forward toward your own action of mastery.  With its two aspects (stillness and expression), inner...

Making Ayurvedic Oils

Ayurvedic herbal oils so unique, healing and with a great ancient craft. What Is a medicated Herbal Oil? Creating an herbal oil is no haphazard, random selection of ingredients—it’s a careful selection of herbs paired with the right base oils to cook into the perfect...

The Rest and Repair Diet

By Briya Freeman  A rest-and-repair diet is a good idea anytime you want to give your digestive system a reboot, such as after the holidays, illness, low digestive fire, at the change of seasons or in times of stress.  You may choose to follow this diet once a week,...

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