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An Interview with Sri Dharma’s Modern Handyman, Adam Frei

By Hannah Allerdice  Sri Dharma has often referred to himself as the handyman to his Guru, Yogi Gupta. My heart swells to think of Sri Dharma as a disciple, lovingly shaving Yogi Gupta’s hair, preparing his vegetables (slowly taking all of the sides of the mushrooms off), and preparing juices for Satsang.  Although he’s not … Continue reading An Interview with Sri Dharma’s Modern Handyman, Adam Frei

The Transformation of the LOAY Teacher Training

by Gabriella DiGiovanni For the past several years I spent a great amount of time exploring where to get my 200 hour yoga teacher training. Amidst the seemingly infinite amount of programs, I felt that there was no way I could choose among them. How would I know that I made the right choice? How … Continue reading The Transformation of the LOAY Teacher Training

Removing Desires and Rising to Raja Yoga

By Jerome Burdi Of all the yamas, brahmacharya is the greatest struggle for me. It is, however, possibly the most important to really taste true freedom –freedom from desires. Even the gods admire the one who is free from desires. Swami Sivananda mentions the importance of brahmacharya time and again in his book, Raja Yoga, … Continue reading Removing Desires and Rising to Raja Yoga

The Ying and Yang of the Dharma Yoga 200 hour LOAY Teacher Training

By Kathy Goelz The temple seems so large and spacious — then suddenly it’s the size of your living room. You’ll ask yourself when, where, and why –then realize: “Everything is perfect.” You may come with anxiety, but leave “with a mind settled into silence.” You will develop a sense of pride — then realize “I … Continue reading The Ying and Yang of the Dharma Yoga 200 hour LOAY Teacher Training

Change Your Perspective, Change the World

By Jairo Sanin The notion that our identities and experience of separateness are an illusion is common discourse to those engaged in the yoga community. Despite being an avid practitioner, it wasn’t until a difficult week that this lesson became even more vivid for me. My wife was having a challenging week and I found … Continue reading Change Your Perspective, Change the World

Washington D.C. – A Dharma Yoga Mecca

By Brando Lee Lundberg With 24 certified Dharma Yoga teachers, including four studio owners, over 50 Dharma Yoga classes offered per week, and a packed house at the convention center last year for Sri Dharma’s visit to Washington, the D.C. area has quickly become a mecca for Dharma Yoga– second only to New York City, where … Continue reading Washington D.C. – A Dharma Yoga Mecca

Raw Vegan Spaghetti with Carbonara

By Ivy Mok As Sri Dharma Mittra said, “The secret is really to eat the right food and to realize the knowledge.” From constant practice of yoga, I can tell eating a diet that is vegan and almost completely raw, is the best diet for my body. This is something I experienced after the 500-hour … Continue reading Raw Vegan Spaghetti with Carbonara

With An Open Heart, The Path Unfolds With Ease

By Steve Fazzari I was introduced to Sri Dharma’s teachings by my brother and disciple of the Guru, Reno Muenz, but the first time I met Sri Dharma – in this lifetime, at least – wasn’t in the waking state, it was in a dream. Awakening from my dream, I was immediately enveloped by Sri Dharma’s … Continue reading With An Open Heart, The Path Unfolds With Ease

How to Develop a Dharma Yoga Style Meditation Practice

By Jeffrey Vock   About 18 years ago, I was helping Sri Dharma with his computer and I ambushed him with three questions: 1. How important was meditation in your spiritual development? 2. Why don’t we practice longer meditations in class? 3. Why don’t you take a more technical approach to teaching meditation?   He … Continue reading How to Develop a Dharma Yoga Style Meditation Practice

Guru from Within

Devotional Writings Dedicated to a Living Inspiration:  Sri Dharma Mittra Guru from Within By Anne Marie Gordon  I bow to the Supreme Self the Creator of all beings. May my life be an expression of your will. Om Namah Shivaya   Dharmaji – With love & fidelity, how can I keep you close (to me)? … Continue reading Guru from Within