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Posts by Naveen Radha Dasi

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What Is the Mind

By Naveen Radha Dasi The ancient yogis were scientists of the mind. For many thousands of years, inner explorers have been studying, categorizing, and systematizing

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Plant Good Seeds

By Naveen Radha Dasi You are a conscious being, aware of your environment and capable of acting with intention. Everything you perceive, experience, and do—especially

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The Open Road

By Naveen Radha Dasi We are amazing beings, Geryon is thinking. We are neighbors of fire. –Anne Carson, Autobiography of Red You Do Not Belong

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From Dharana to Dhyana

By Naveen Radha Dasi Nothing is accomplished without concentration. Multitasking usually means doing several things badly simultaneously and taking longer than if you were to

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Silence, Music, Colors

“Music is not in the notes but in the silence between. –W.A. Mozart Silence, Music, Colors By Naveen Radha Dasi Silence is freedom. Noise constrains:

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The Other Gunas

By Naveen Radha Dasi In the Bhagavad Gita, Krishna tells Arjuna: “O mighty-armed Arjuna, the material energy consists of three gunas (modes)—sattva (goodness), rajas (passion),

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Is the World Real?

By Naveen Radha Dasi Over the last weeks, I have presented some of the larger topics from yogic metaphysics to clarify common misunderstandings and demonstrate

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Shyamasundara

By Naveen Radha Dasi I know You are the Friend to all and embrace all equally, yet still, I would keep You for myself. Kunj

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Saltless Dough Balls

Saltless Dough Balls By Naveen Radha Dasi Whosoever offers Me, with devotion, a leaf, a flower, a fruit, or water — that I accept, the pious offering of

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Celebrating Guru Purnima

Happy Guru Purnima! By Naveen Radha Dasi Nisargadatta Maharaj, the great 20th-century master of Advaita Vedanta, used to do a strange thing. He continued to

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Celebrating the Dalai Lama

Happy Birthday to His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama! By Naveen Radha Dasi Happy Birthday to His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama! Among Tibetan Buddhists,

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