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Karma Yoga

This Ancient Hindu Text May Hold The Key To Living A Life Of Purpose

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 03.13.2014 | Religion

Ralph Waldo Emerson called the Bhagavad Gita, an ancient Hindu text written around 500 B.C., "the first of books" and "the voice of an old intelligenc...

Service Yoga: How We Connect With the Villages of Costa Rica

Rob Schware | Posted 09.14.2013 | Impact
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Joshua Canter, who, unlike most of us, began his spiritual journey at 16 when his grandmother gave him the book Be Here Now ...

'Help Me, Help You' -- How Service Made Me Fall in Love Again, With Myself

Veronica Ruelas | Posted 07.16.2013 | Impact
Veronica Ruelas

Yoga helped awaken those early latent lessons and now, coupled with my medical skills, I could help the less fortunate. This provided me with an optimal vehicle to exercise my karma yoga in the world.

What Yoga Can Teach You

Lynn A. Anderson, Ph.D. | Posted 04.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Lynn A. Anderson, Ph.D.

Yoga just might be our GPS for the soul. Yoga, the science of physical, mental and spiritual self-transformation is an ancient discipline that seeks union between the individual consciousness and the universal consciousness.

Santa: The Best Karma Yogi In The World

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 02.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

For Santa is more than just a jolly old guy in a red outfit. A true yogi is someone who displays wisdom and compassion, and Santa is an excellent example. He sees everyone as his family, is always helping others, and he cares about you whether you're naughty or nice.

Arjuna's Grief: A Hindu Mourns The Newtown Tragedy

Vineet Chander | Posted 02.16.2013 | Religion
Vineet Chander

Why do such unspeakable tragedies take place to begin with? Hinduism, like other spiritual traditions, offers us a great deal of philosophical insight to grapple with the question.

Yoga: How We Serve Diverse Populations

Rob Schware | Posted 12.17.2012 | Impact
Rob Schware

"I was teaching yoga at the Boulder County jail. One of the women, Tracy, was in my program for nine months. Upon her release, she looked me up. She told me she wanted to become a yoga teacher. Now she's in charge of the jail program, and is creating a transition program for inmates"

What Does Karma Yoga Mean?

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 06.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

Serving enables us to step beyond our own desires and to release any sense of separation. It takes us out of selfishness and neediness, and in the process we see our own self-centeredness in greater perspective.

System of Yoga

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Deepak Chopra

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Selfless Service: It's Time For Some Karma Yoga

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

President Barack Obama is a natural karma yogi, as was Martin Luther King Jr. When your activity is for the benefit of others, and your intention and ...

Lust, Hatred, and Ignorance

Brent Kessel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Brent Kessel

A few days ago I was reading a book by the Dalai Lama. He recommended we check in several times a day to see which of our actions were being motivated by lust, hatred or ignorance.