♥ Links & Resources
“Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. There is symbolic as well as actual beauty in the migration of the birds, the ebb and flow of the tides, the folded bud ready for the spring. There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature – the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after the winter.” ~ Rachel Carson
- Sri Dharma Mittra’s Asana Photo Library
Master Yogi Dharma is happy to offer you this program as a valuable reference tool. At age 45 Sri Dharma photographed himself in 1,350 postures, over 300 of which were created by him in a state of extreme devotion and bliss. From these photos he created The Master Yoga Chart which was later reduced to 908 postures so that it could be mailed.
- Online Sanskrit Pronunciation Guide
Online Sanskrit Pronunciation Guide is a resource for Yoga teachers and students interested in learning how to better pronounce and understand the Sanskrit words that we use and encounter in our classes, conversations, texts, and teachings. Here you will find these Sanskrit words in the original Devanagari script, the corresponding transliteration, English translations of the terms and their roots, and streamable audio files of these words being pronounced.
- Sanskrit Dictionary for Spoken Sanskrit
Sanskrit Dictionary for Spoken Sanskrit is a hypertext English – Sanskrit and Sanskrit – English dictionary for spoken Sanskrit. It is designed to contain the most commonly used words necessary for daily communication. Make use of the hypertext capability of the Sanskrit dictionary by clicking a word of a search result in order to obtain a translation or retranslation.
- The Kid’s Yoga Resource
The Kid’s Yoga Resource is a resouce rich blog spot by Child Light Yoga. ChildLight Yoga provides evidence-based yoga education to children in schools and communities, and to professionals whose work supports the well-being of children. It is their mission to teach strategies that help children and youth develop resilience, positive perceptions, good health habits and mindful awareness.
- Next Generation Yoga
Next Generation Yoga was founded in 1998 by Jodi Beth Komitor. A pioneer in the kids’ yoga movement, she created the first yoga studio (in the world) just for kids. Today, the media and yogis from around the world consider NGY and Jodi a leading authority on yoga with children.
Elephant Journal is your guide to what we like to call ‘the mindful life’: yoga, organics, sustainability, genuine spirituality, conscious consumerism, fair fashion, the contemplative arts…anything that helps us to live a good life that also happens to be good for others, and our planet.
- Yoga Dork [a blog]
YogaDork.com is a place for yogis, or otherwise, to convene and converse, to chat about yoga, yoga-related things, and sometimes dogs pushing kitties on scooters. For YogaDorks to the max, offering commentary on the latest yoga news with wit and wisdom. We have a sense of humor!
- Inquire Within Podcast
Inquire Within is an internet radio program (podcast) dedicated to healing, social activism and modern spirituality, hosted by author and teacher Darren Main. Listen to interviews with well-known healers, authors, teachers and musicans from around the world that are sure to inspire your own healing and create change in your community.
Darren Main is a yoga and meditation instructor and author based in San Francisco, CA. His website hosts a vast collection of resources to support you on your path.These resources include book and music recommendations, links to all sorts of useful websites, a catalog of his articles and essays, and up-to-date info on holistic health, yoga and social activism.
- Self-Realization Fellowship
Self-Realization Fellowship was founded by Paramahansa Yogananda in 1920 to make available the universal teachings of Kriya Yoga, a sacred spiritual science originating millenniums ago in India. These nonsectarian teachings embody a complete philosophy and way of life for achieving all-round success and well-being, as well as methods of meditation for achieving life’s ultimate goal — union of the soul with Spirit.
Vegan, Raw Vegan & Healthful Nutrition
- Russell James: Raw Food Chef
Russell James: Raw Food Chef is the website of Raw Vegan Chef Russell James. Russell’s passion is to show you that far from feeling restricted on a raw food diet you have an abundance of options, whether that being eating raw sandwiches all week or putting on a show-stopping dinner party for friends. His blog and website support you with resources, inspiration and practical advice, no matter what stage you’re at or where you are going.
- Sprout People
Sprout People has the widest and wildest selection of seeds for sprouting anywhere. Hundreds of huge pages of sprout information – always free and always available – whether you shop with them or not. A full line of home sprouting supplies. Learn to prepare sprouts and enjoy some delicious recipes.
LearningHerbs.com is the family run, handcrafted business of John Gallagher, L.Ac., CCH (Community Centered Herbalist) and Kimberly Gallagher, M.Ed., CCH (creator of Wildcraft!) They believe it is so important in this day and age for families to be in control of their day-to-day healthcare. They want to spread knowledge that will help people stay healthy and empower them with skills to treat common illnesses naturally.
- The World’s Healthiest Foods
The George Mateljan Foundation for the World’s Healthiest Foods was established by George Mateljan to discover, develop and share scientifically proven information about the benefits of healthy eating, and to provide the personalized support individuals need to make eating The World’s Healthiest Foods enjoyable, easy, quick and affordable.
- RawGuru: Raw Food Recipe Page
The RawGuru is the website of Alex Malinsky, an award winning chef and one of the leading experts in the field of raw food. RawGuru hosts hundreds of recipes, interviews, videos, products, a newsletter, and raw lifestyle resources.
- Bright Earth Foods
Bright Earth Foods is a retailer of super nutrient dense whole foods; plant-based, sugar-free, gluten-free and organically grown or wild crafted. Their products are sourced with care for the highest level of purity, quality and integrity.
- Real Foods Witch
The Real Foods Witch (Nathalie Lussier)is here with her magick wand ready to break the curse of raw food misconception and help you maximize all the incredible benefits of raw food. Raw food IS for everyone – how much is up to you. She works with you at the level you need – from basic consumer education, to recipes, to the bigger spiritual and emotional questions of life.