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January  

Self Effort & Grace by Swami & Vidyadevi (hear it read by Yogeshwari)

 
February   Just Don't by Swami & Rukmini (hear it read by Kusuma)  
March   Transcendent Morality by Swami & Vidyadevi (hear it read by Rukmini)  
April   Making Spiritual Progress in Life by Swami & Rukmini (hear it read by Yogeshwari)  
May   The Ultimate Pose by Swami & Vidyadevi (hear it read by Kusuma)  
June   Breath & Beyond by Swami & Rukmini (hear it read by Aanandi)  
July   Delving Inward by Swami & Vidyadevi (hear it read by Rukmini)  
August   Use Your Mind Differently by Swami & Rukmini (hear it read by Aanandi)  
September   Flow State by Swami & Vidyadevi (hear it read by Yogeshwari)  
October   Diving Deep Within by Swami & Rukmini (hear it read by Kusuma)  
November   The Ultimate State by Swami & Vidyadevi (hear it read by Rukmini)  
December   Instant Enlightenment by Swami, Rukmini & Vidyadevi (hear it read by Yogeshwari)  

 

2017

January  

Mapping Your Dimensionality by Swami & Vidyadevi  (hear it read by Aanandi)

February  

It's All for You! by Swami & Rukmini (hear it read by Janaki)

March  

Healing is a Multidimensional Process by Swami & Vidyadevi (hear it read by Rukmini)            

April  

All You Need Is... by Swami & Rukmini (hear it read by Yogeshwari)  

May  

Aliveness in Technicolor by Swami & Rukmini (hear it read by Kusuma)

June  

Physical, Prana, Mind & More... by Swami & Vidyadevi  (hear it read by Janaki)

July  

The Ultimate Map by Swami & Vidyadevi  (hear it read by Aanandi)

August   Nirmala: Without Malas By Swami Nirmalananda & Rukmini Abbruzzi (hear it read by Rukmini)  
September   Chakras & Nadis by Swami Nirmalananda & Vidyadevi (hear it read by Yogeshwari)  
October   Human Condition, Human Capacity - Contemplation Article by Swami & Rukmini (hear it read by Kusuma)
November   Time & Timeless - November Contemplation Article by Swami & Vidyadevi (hear it read by Rukmini)
December   You Are the Light You Celebrate - December Contemplations Article by Swami & Rukmini  (hear it read by by Aanandi)

 

2016

January  

Uplift Your Aspirations (hear it read by Aanandi)

February  

Setting Yogic Goals (hear it read by Janaki)

March   

Following a Path (hear it read by Kusuma)

April  

Asana, Mind & Grace (Hear it Read By Devi)

May  

In the  Midst of Life (hear it read by Rukmini)

June  

Fully Alive! by Swami and Rukmini (hear it read byYogeshwari)

July  

The Power of Manifesting by Swami and Vidyadevi (hear it read by Aanandi)

August  

Inspired by Great Beings by Swami and Rukmini (hear it read by Janaki )

September  

Being a Role Model by Swami and Vidyadevi  (hear it read by Kusuma )

October  

Becoming a Great Being by Swami and Rukmini (hear it read by Devi )

November  

Be Here, Now by Swami and Vidyadevi  (hear it read by Rukmini)

December  

Celebrating Light by Swami and Rukmini (hear it read byYogeshwari)

 

2015

January

 

Dharma: Life Purpose (hear it read by Rukmini)

February

 

Wealth: Abundance and More (hear it read by Kusuma)

March

 

Feeling Good (hear it read by Devi)

April

  Yoga Promises Freedom (hear it read by Rukmini) 

May 

  Lifes Four Stages (hear it read byYogeshwari) 

June

  Being a Grownup (hear it read by Aanand)

July

  A Beautiful Life (hear it read by Janaki)

August

  Creativity and More (hear it read by Kusuma
November   Grace is Amazing (hear it read by Yogeshwari)

 

2014

January

 

Relaxation & More (hear it read by Swami Nirmalananda)

February

 

Your Own Heart (hear it read by Swami Nirmalananda)

March

 

Your Body is a Temple (hear it read by Rukmini)

April

 

Infinity in a Body (hear it read by Aanandi)

May

 

Embodied Reality (hear it read by Yogeshswari)

June

 

A Yogic Body (hear it read by Janaki)

July

 

From the Inside-Out (hear it read by Kusuma)

August

 

Yoga for Every Body (hear it read by Devi)

September

 

Deceptively Easy - Amazing Powerful (hear it read by Rukmini)

October

 

Unraveling Tail to Top (hear it read by Aanandi)

November

 

More Alive, More Joyous, More You (hear it read by Yogeshwari)

 

2013

January

 

Alignment with Grace

February

 

It All Begins at Your Tailbone

March

 

Where do You Wear Your Head

April

 

Svaroopa Yoga Difference

May

 

Your Spine

June

 

Revelation

July

 

A Bolt from the Blue

August

 

Forever Young (hear it read by Devi)

September

 

(no article

October

 

Finding Self in Your Self ( hear it read by Yogeshwari)

November

 

(no article)

December

 

Yoga - For a Good Life

 

2012

January

 

Tapas

March

 

Svadahyaya

April

 

Surrender to God

May

 

The Ultimate Practice

June

 

The Yoga of Grace

July

 

Upliftment

August/September

 

Precision with Compassion

October

 

The Tough Stuff

 November

 

(no article)

December

 

Sensory Impressions

 

2011

January

 

Clarity, Integrity & Transparancy

March

 

Ahimsa

April

 

Satya

May

 

Asteya

June

 

Brahmacharya

July

 

Aparigraha

August

 

The Great Vow

September

 

Cultivate the Opposite

November

 

Pure Purity Purification

December

 

Practice Contentment



 

2010

January

 

Strengths & Weaknesses

February

 

Innate Yearning

March

 

Satisfaction

April

 

Living in Shavasana

May

 

Go WIth the Flow

June

 

Creative Power

July

 

Being Human

August

 

Was it an Accident? (Report of Swamiji's Injury)

September/October

 

The Pairs of Opposites

November

 

Pain, Pleasure & Bliss

December

 

Dark & Light

 

2009

January

 

Empowering Perception

February-March

 

Free of Limitations

April

 

Formless and Form

May

 

Hi How Are You

June-July

 

Practice & Purpose

August

 

Joy

September

 

Cultivating Community

October

 

The Masquerade

November

 

Family Relationships

December

 

Find Yourself in Yourself

 

2008

January

 

Tortise & Hare

March

 

Cultivating Awareness

April

 

What are the Differences

May

 

Deprogramming and Reprogramming

June

 

When do I do my Yoga

July

 

Stages of Bliss

August

 

Transformation

September

 

Conciousness Becomes You

October

 

Facing Uncertainty

November

 

Unconditional Love

December

 

Divinely Human

 

2007

January

 

Choosing to Change

February

 

The Magic & Mystery of Ujjayi Pranamaya

March

 

Quiet Mind

April

 

Healing, Transformation & Illumination

May

 

Illumination and it's Source

June-July

 

Cooperating with the Process

August

 

Experiencing the Experience

September

 

Sailing Through Life

October

 

Free Will

November-December

 

Connections

 

2006

January

 

The Fire of Yoga

February

 

Physics, Anatomy & Yoga

March

 

Naming the Experience

April-May

 

Describing the Difference

June

 

I Want To Be Happy

July-August

 

Generosity & Abundance

September

 

Do More Yoga

October

 

Your Mind Needs Yoga

November-December

 

(no articles)

 

2005
 

January

 

Just One Word

February

 

The Inner Drive Toward ...

March

 

Relationships: Pets & People

April

 

Yoga is about Relationship

May

 

Relationship, Desire, Detachment (Part 1)

June

 

Relationship, Desire, Detachment (Part 2)

July

 

Desire & Destiny

August

 

The Power of Choice

September

 

Yoga - The DIscipline of Independent Bliss

October

 

You Are Always Choosing

November

 

Practice and Discovery

December

 

'Tis The Season....


2004

January

 

How Much Yoga is Enough - For You?

February

 

Opening Into Love

March

 

Opening into Life

April

 

Shavasana

May

 

Living in Shavasana

June

 

The Mystery of the Human Body

July

 

Attaining Inner Freedom

August

 

Patterns

September

 

Mental & Emotional Patterns

October

 

Having Experiences

November

 

Embracing Life Fully

December

  no article

 

2003

January

 

Svaroopa® Yoga: The Process & Purpose

February

 

An Open Heart

March

 

Letting Go Gracefully

April

 

Persona, Personality & Self

May-June

 

Choice

July

 

Inner Experience

August

 

Feelings

September

 

Steady State

October

 

Continuity Amidst Change

November

 

Who Do You Feel Yourself to Be?

December

 

Everything is a Reminder

 

2002

January

 

Process & Goal

February

 

Integration

March

 

Pleasure & Pain

April

 

Anxiety

May

 

Old & New

June

 

Let Yoga Change You

July

 

(no article)

August

 

Yoga Changes Everything

September

 

A Perfect World

October

 

Inside Out

November

 

Compassion

December

 

Relationship

 

2001

January

 

The Power of Language

February

 

Namaste

March

 

Vegetarian

April

 

Self-Effort Grace

May

 

Change

June

 

Support

July

 

Who Am I?

August

 

How Am I?

September

 

Reunion

October

 

Seeing Beyond the Illusion

November

 

Bittersweet

December

 

Peace that Passeth Understanding

 

2000

January

 

Future is Now

February

 

Path with a Heart

March

 

Capacity

April

 

Yoga is Skill in Action

May

 

Commitment

June

 

Finding Happiness

July

 

Balance

August

 

Vitality

September

 

Renewal

October

 

Seeing the Past Illusion

November

 

Family (article missing)

December

 

The Season of Giving

 

1999

January

 

Change the Changeless

February

 

The Changeless

March

 

Wisdom

April

 

Action Motivation

May

 

Ego

June

 

Sense of Purpose

July

 

Inspiration

August

 

Grace

September

 

Teaching

October

 

Breathing

November

 

Motivation

December

 

Light

 

1998

January-Frebruary

 

Creating Concious Communuty

March

 

Action (article missing)

April

 

Karma

May

 

Joyfulness

June

 

Vairagya

July

 

Abhyasa

August

 

Choices

September-October

 

Quiet Mind

November-December

 

Gratitude

 

1997

January

 

The Power of Habit

February

 

Addictions

March

 

Service

April

 

Joy

May

 

Greatness

June-July

 

Discipline

August

 

Freedom

September

 

Longing for Liberation

October

 

Creating Personal Experience

November-December

 

Discovering This as a Continuing Experience

 

1996
 

January-March

  (no articles)

April

 

Awakening

May

 

Communuity

June

 

The Path

July

 

The Goal

August

 

Cause and Effect

September

 

The Luminous Flame of Being

October

 

Contentment

November

 

Gratitude

December

 

The Bliss of Pure Being

 

1995

January

 

How Good Can it Get?

Feb-Dec

 

(No article)

 

1994

January

 

The Power of Yoga

April

 

What Kind of Yoga

June

 

Svaroopa Yoga #1

July

 

Svaroopa Yoga #2

August

 

Svaroopa Yoga #3

September

 

Svaroopa Yoga #4

November

 

The Yoga of Self Inquiry

December

 

Receiving the Gift

 

1993

June

 

The Changeless Principle

October

 

How Does it Work?

 

1992

May

 

The Yoga of Relationship

September

 

Discipline

December

 

Formless and Form

 

Articles published in other publications
~ 1994 ~ 1995 ~ 1996 ~ 1997 ~ 1998 ~ 1999 ~ 2000 ~ 2001

2001

July

 

Vision Magazine: Passion and Dispassion

August

 

Vision Magazine: Reincarnation

September

 

Vision Magazine: Make Your Life Spiritual

September

 

Master Yoga Academy: A Yogi in the Real World

November

 

Vision Magazine: Pilgrimage

 

2000

April

 

Vision Magazine: The Body's Wisdom

 

1999

Spring/Summer

 

Inside Ayerveda Magazine: Yoga in Today's World ( Adpated from "Yoga and Ayurveda in the Material World")

 

1998

September

 

Vision Magazine: The Face of God

October

 

Vision Magazine: Relationship

 

1997

 

 

"I Will Not Fly"  from Hot Chocolate for the Mystical Soul. Ford, A. Plume/Penguin Putnal Inc. ISBN 0-452-27925-9   I Will Not FLy (Adapted from original)

February

 

Vision Magazine: Addictions

 

1996

January

 

Vision Magazine: Sacred Body

June

 

Vision Magazine: Creating a Sacred Space

October

 

Vision Magazine: Your Health is Your Karma

December

 

Vision Magazine: I Am Not A Sinner

 

1995

September

 

Vision Magazine:Hatha Yoga is a Spiritual Path

 

1994

January

 

Vision Magazine: Clean Up Your Inner Act

April

 

Vision Magazine: The Yoga of Earth