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Psychology of the healthy, sane and fulfilled

American psychologist Abraham Maslow realized that the theories of Freud and Jung had been developed through studying people who considered themselves to be sick or to have problems of some kind. The

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Krishna is still beyond man’s understanding

Krishna is utterly incomparable, he is so unique. Firstly, his uniqueness lies in the fact that although Krishna happened in the ancient past he belongs to the future, is really of

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The five elements are impersonal forces

In “Aghora” you mentioned that Tantra purifies the elements within one. Can you practice Tantra to get well or to balance your Doshas? Svoboda: You can. What’s important in Tantra is you

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We can only know what we are not

You know moments in your daily life when you are completely absent as a person. You cannot think this absence, you are it. If you consider yourself to be a person, then

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Why be afraid of the old man’s death?

My mother was a disciple of Shri Atmananda’s, and in 1952 she took my sister and me to see him. I was

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Anxiety is the philosophical mood par excellence

The basic idea of ‘Being and Time’ by German philosopher Martin Heidegger is extremely simple: being is time. That is, what

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We are not happy even with our happiness

I am rude to you in the queue for a bus because you, an old man, are not moving fast enough; I

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Restless mind no problem for awareness

Many people complain of a ‘restless mind’ when they try to meditate, contemplate or just relax into pure awareness. Their thoughts seem

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The so-called ascetic is on the wrong path

There is a totally wrong idea in the world that the way to obtain the “kingdom of heaven” (to use the ordinary

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Tips and guidelines for Hatha Yoga practice

For a human being, the visual apparatus are the most dominant. When you close your eyes, the world disappears – unless

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