Teachings Archive

Why Miss Out on the Magic? Shunyamurti Teaching

“Consciousness is magic – but to adopt the egocentric frame of reference means you have sacrificed your magic – your magic powers lie in that consciousness which is beyond the […]

Feel the Energy of Life ~ Shunyamurti Teaching

  Can you feel the energy of life flowing through your organism?  Do you allow the energy of life to fully flow through every cell of the organism?  Are you […]

The Escape: Hatch!

“The only escape hatch is that place from which new information arises, that touches the receiver of the dream and transforms its frame of reference from within.”  In this teaching Shunyamurti describes yoga […]

International Yoga Day: A special message from Shunyamurti

“Speaking as a yogi, I feel called to express the reality of the importance of this day. It is fitting that the world is coming to recognize the importance of […]

Father’s Day Special: Shunyamurti Movie Night Essay

On Saturday nights, the Sat Yoga Ashram turns into the Sat Yoga Cinémathèque, perhaps the greatest art house cinema this side of Holy Wood. From Tarkovsky to Kubrick, from Bresson to […]

Meditation: Discovery of your Innermost Self

“Until you have found your own truth, the Real that is your innermost being, you will be lost and dependent on the opinions of others and the validation of others, […]

Ramadan Yoga: Abide in the Cave of the Heart

A very special teaching from Shunyamurti on the yogic significance of Ramadan “The significance of the act of Mohammed represents the activity of Yoga in itself, that it is a […]

Cultivating the Wisdom of the Heart

Shunyamurti explains that people come to yoga in order to overcome suffering, but stay in the circuit of desire despite the knowledge that it is futile; nothing lasts forever nor […]

To Be Or Not To Be – That Is The Struggle

“To be or not to be: That is the struggle; it is not just a question. The question is only the very beginning. The struggle is between appearance and Being. And […]

The Core Difference Between Eastern & Western Religions

Shunyamurti describes the differences between the Western and Eastern approaches of the spiritual journey, how they were each adapted to the ego structure that was prevalent in their cultures, highlighting […]