Hinduism

Mark Dyczkowski: "My Learning of Kashmiri Shaivism"

Dychkovski portrait
Dr. Mark Dyczkowski is one of the world’s foremost scholars on Tantra and Kashmiri Trika Shaivism and has lived and worked in India for close to forty years. Both a scholar and a practitioner, he was initiated by the great Indian teacher Swami...

Interview with James Mallinson "Sanskrit and paragliding"

As BBC reports, Sir James Mallinson is perhaps the only baronet to wear dreadlocks. He started growing his hair around the time he first travelled to India in 1988.
Having studied the Sanskrit at the Oxford university, as his doctoral work he translated the ancient hatha yoga  ...

Interview with Swami Ashokananda. "Way of Hindu monk in the modern America"

Swami Asokananda, a monk of Saraswati order since 1973, is one of Integral Yoga’s foremost teachers, known for his warmth, intelligence and good humor. His teaching comes out of his own practice and experience, having absorbed the wisdom of his Guru, Sri Swami Satchidananda, since the age of nineteen. While he enjoys sharing the practical wisdom of the yogic philosophy (especially the great...

Ilya Zhuravlev: Kumbh Mela - The Great Flow

Ilya Zhuravlev Photos by Kesha and Tim Rakin Kumbh Mela   The Great Flow Kumbha 6
On January 19th in 2007 on Amavasya (a new moon), in the beginning of Maagha, a month in the Hindu calendar, there was the culmination of Kumbh Mela, a holiday that lasted one month....

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