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Prosperity

9/10/15 - Experience Prosperity by Balancing Your Environment    
Robin and Michael Mastro  

What makes a room or a building feel uplifting? Is there anything that we can do to make our environment more supportive? The ancient science of Vastu Shastra shows us how to align our buildings with the forces of nature to reduce stress in our bodies, and increase our contentment and abundance. It’s yoga for your home and office! Tune in as Yogacharya Ellen Grace O’Brian speaks with Robin and Michael Mastro, leaders in Vastu Shastra, the sacred Vedic science of architectural alignment. Learn economical tips that you can put into place for a stress-free, prosperous life.

Robin and Michael Mastro are leaders in the field of Vastu Shastra the sacred Vedic science of architectural alignment. They are authors of the award-winning books, Altars of Power and Grace and The Way of Vastu.

Robin holds a master's degree in Whole Systems Design from Antioch University. Her focus is teaching others how to create sacred space in homes and offices using a contemporary architectural model adapted from the science of Vastu Shastra.

Michael has more than 30 years of experience as an award-winning designer and developer for such corporate clients as Microsoft and Boeing. In the 1970's, he designed spiritual centers worldwide for Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. Michael recently was a guest speaker on Vastu at the United Nations. 

8/06/15 - Live the Eternal Way and Awaken to Your Full Potential 
Yogacharya Ellen Grace O’Brian

Within each of us lies a vast inheritance: our connection to unlimited joy, unshakable peace, lasting happiness, and abundant creativity. The Eternal Way refers to a set of principles that can show us who we are and how to live a life in harmony with our essential spiritual nature in a sacred world. Through the tools of yoga we can go beyond studying our inner potential to experiencing it directly. Join Yogacharya Ellen Grace O’Brian and regular guest host Dr. Laurel Trujillo for a conversation about finding your true purpose and prospering in all areas of your life. Tune in and learn about the steps you can take to live well and awaken to your full potential.

Yogacharya Ellen Grace O'Brian, the Spiritual Director of the Center for Spiritual Enlightenment, was ordained to teach in 1982 by Roy Eugene Davis, a direct disciple of Paramahansa Yogananda who brought the teachings of Kriya Yoga from India to the West. She is the author of several books on meditation and spiritual practice including Living the Eternal Way: Spiritual Meaning and Practice in Daily Life, and is the Founding Editor of Enlightenment Journal. She is a published author of devotional poems and is also the lead singer of Gitanjali, a kirtan band that offers devotional chanting.
Yogacharya O’Brian is a frequent speaker at conferences and retreats both nationally and internationally on the value of meditation for seekers of spiritual truth and the importance of ethical and spiritual awakening to contribute to world peace.

3/19/15 - The Secret to Success
Rod Stryker

Each person longs to satisfy their inherent desire for happiness, both in the outer world and on the inner journey of self-knowledge and transformation. The ancient tradition of Yoga provides a practical and comprehensive science for realizing life’s ultimate aims. Join Yogacharya Ellen Grace O’Brian in a conversation with master yoga teacher Rod Stryker, author of The Four Desires: Creating a Life of Purpose, Happiness, Prosperity, and Freedom. Discover ways to live a fulfilled life with lasting happiness and inner healing, your best life imaginable.

Rod Stryker is the founder of ParaYoga and the author of The Four Desires: Creating a Life of Purpose, Happiness, Prosperity, and Freedom. He also blogs for The Huffington Post. Rod is widely considered to be one of the preeminent yoga, tantra, and meditation teachers in the United States. He is renowned for his depth of knowledge, practical wisdom, and unique ability to transmit the deepest aspect of the teachings and practices to modern audiences and students from all walks of life. Rod has taught for more than thirty years, training teachers and leading corporate seminars, yoga retreats, and workshops throughout the world. A student of internationally renowned Yoga master Kavi Yogiraj Mani Finger and his son, Yogiraj Alan Finger, Rod later became his teachers' only American disciple to be given the title Yogiraj, master of Yoga. Rod met his current teacher, Pandit Rajmani Tigunait Ph.D., spiritual head of the Himalayan Institute, in 1999.

4/18/13 - The Yoga of Fulfilled Living: Spirituality, Purpose, Delight and Prosperity
Rod Stryker  

Rod Stryker, author of The Four Desires: Creating a Life of Purpose, Happiness, Prosperity and Freedom, joins Yogacharya O’Brian to explore how yoga can be about living the supreme life. For those who are willing to take yoga’s promise to heart, open to their own divine potential, chart their course, and engage fully in the practice, life in this world is simply auspicious.

The founder of ParaYoga, Rod Stryker is a yoga and meditation teacher who has taught for more than thirty years-- training teachers, leading corporate seminars, yoga retreats, and workshops throughout the world. Rod is the author of The Four Desires: Creating a Life of Purpose, Happiness, Prosperity and Freedom. He is on the advisory boards of the Kripalu Institute for Extraordinary Living, the Give Back Yoga Foundation and Yoga International magazine. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Himalayan Institute. 

2/02/12 - Brain, Mind, and Breakthrough: How to Maximize Your Potential for Success  
Marty Wuttke


Martin Wuttke, Founder & Clinical Director of Neurotherapy Centers International, joins Yogacharya Ellen Grace O’Brian on The Yoga Hour online broadcast for a timely and inspiring look at our potential through the lens of the mind and brain function. Understanding how our brain functions and how to effectively use our mind helps us let go of thinking patterns and habitual behaviors that impede our ability to prosper and succeed. This knowledge supports our ability to implement the positive changes we desire.

With over 30 years of research and application of yogic science of consciousness, ayurvedic medicine, holistic nutrition and meditation, Wuttke is uniquely qualified in combining the wisdom and methods of ancient traditions with advanced technologies of today as a way to facilitate healing, personal growth and the awakening process. Visit www.wuttkeinstitute.com/ 



1/26/12 - The Secret of Success: Let Spiritual Wisdom Guide your Will to Experience a Life of Purpose, Happiness, Prosperity and Freedom
Rod Stryker

Discover how we can work with our deepest intentions and use the power of resolve—sankalpa shakti—to meet challenges, overcome obstacles, and realize our potential. Rod Stryker, Yoga and Meditation Teacher, founder of Para Yoga and author of The Four Desires: Creating a Life of Purpose, Happiness, Prosperity, and Freedom, returns to the Yoga Hour for this inspiring conversation with Yogacharya O’Brian.

Rod Stryker is the founder of ParaYoga and the author of The Four Desires: Creating a Life of Purpose, Happiness, Prosperity, and Freedom. Rod has taught for more than thirty years throughout the world. He studied for nearly two-decades with internationally renowned Yoga master Kavi Yogiraj Mani Finger and his son, Yogiraj Alan Finger. Eventually, he would become his teachers’ only American disciple to be given the title Yogiraj, master of Yoga. Rod met his current teacher, Pandit Rajmani Tigunait Ph.D., spiritual head of the Himalayan Institute, in 1999. 

1/12/12 - The Power of our Word    
Ron Lindahn

CSA Minister Ron Lindahn joins Yogacharya Ellen Grace O’Brian on The Yoga Hour online broadcast for an insightful look at how we can align our thoughts, speech, and actions with the power that runs the universe. Conscious speech holds the key to prosperous and fulfilled living. Delve into the spiritual principles and practices related to conscious speech and discover the promise of fulfilled living today. 

Ron Lindahn met his guru, friend and mentor, Roy Eugene Davis in 1970. Since 1975 Ron has been writing and lecturing on inspirational and self help topics, meditation and Kriya Yoga. He was ordained by Roy Eugene Davis at the Center for Spiritual Awareness in 1978. For more than twenty years he has served as co-minister for Estatoah Wayfarers Unity Center in Dillard, Georgia. He is often invited as a guest speaker for Unity Churches around the country and offers seminars on creative living, meditation and Kriya Yoga. Ron currently serves as a member of the staff at the Center for Spiritual Awareness headquarters in north Georgia. 

9/01/11 - Purushartha: Four Essential Goals for Fulfilling Your Soul’s Potential
Rod Stryker

Join Rod Stryker, yoga and meditation teacher, and Yogacharya Ellen Grace O’Brian on The Yoga Hour online broadcast for an insightful conversation about spiritual awakening and fulfilled living. The science of yoga provides a philosophy and method for realizing our full potential—which includes achieving a life of meaning, prosperity, happiness, and freedom. Recognizing our innate desire to prosper both materially and spiritually can help us find the balance, freedom, and joy that conscious living brings.

Rod Stryker is the founder of ParaYoga and the author of The Four Desires: Creating a Life of Purpose, Happiness, Prosperity, and Freedom. Rod has taught for more than thirty years throughout the world. He studied for nearly two-decades with internationally renowned Yoga master Kavi Yogiraj Mani Finger and his son, Yogiraj Alan Finger. Eventually, he would become his teachers’ only American disciple to be given the title Yogiraj, master of Yoga. Rod met his current teacher, Pandit Rajmani Tigunait Ph.D., spiritual head of the Himalayan Institute, in 1999. Visit www.RodStryker.com for more information.

6/09/11 - That You May Prosper, Part Four: Padmini Vidya 
Dr. Sherri Silverman 

Dr. Sherri Silverman joins Yogacharya Ellen Grace O’Brian on The Yoga Hour online broadcast for some uplifting insights and practices you can engage in that will enhance your prosperity consciousness and help you cultivate a joyful experience of wealth. The Padmini Vidya is a little known yoga system for the creation of wealth, through understanding Shakti, the creative energy of consciousness.

Dr. Sherri Silverman is an artist, writer, and Vastu sacred space design consultant. She studied with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi and Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and taught meditation and yoga for more than 30 years. She was adjunct professor of art history, creativity, and interdisciplinary studies at several colleges, including Naropa University. She works with Vastu clients nationally and internationally through her consulting business, Transcendence Design. See her website for information about her books, artwork and services. Visit www.transcendencedesign.com.

6/02/11 - That You May Prosper, Part Three: It’s Your Birthright 
Rev. Dr. Mary Tumpkin 

Rev. Dr. Mary Tumpkin, President of the Universal Foundation for Better Living, joins Yogacharya Ellen Grace O’Brian from the Center for Spiritual Enlightenment on The Yoga Hour online broadcast for a dynamic conversation exploring how the philosophies and practices of New Thought and Yoga address prosperous living. Learn how thriving in all areas of life is part of your divine destiny.

Rev. Tumpkin earned her Doctorate degree at the South Florida Center for Theological Studies in Miami, Florida. She currently serves in the dual role as President of the Universal Foundation for Better Living and Senior Minister of the Universal Truth Center. She is a published author and lectures throughout North America and the Caribbean, and is highly regarded as a biblical scholar. 

5/26/11 - That You May Prosper, Part Two: Seeing Money as Energy 
Easan Katir 

Easan Katir, longtime practitioner of yoga and wealth management consultant, joins Yogacharya Ellen Grace O’Brian from the Center for Spiritual Enlightenment on The Yoga Hour online broadcast to explore the life goal of Artha, or wealth, what it means and how to accomplish it. Spiritually conscious living includes success in all areas of life.

Mr. Katir has conducted extensive studies and analysis of the markets, has written for financial publications, and has appeared on CNBC and Bloomberg television. He is a Registered Investment Advisor. He graduated from the University of Southern California financial planning program in 1985, and earned a CFP designation the same year. Before embarking on his finance career, Mr. Katir did varied work: journalist, musician, goatherd, beekeeper, monk, waiter, horse trainer, and studied ontology in America, Europe and Asia. Visit www.easankatir.com  

5/19/11 - That You May Prosper, Part 1: Creative Use of the Mind
Ron Lindahn 

Ron Lindahn joins Yogacharya Ellen Grace O’Brian from the Center for Spiritual Enlightenment on The Yoga Hour online broadcast to discuss how you can use creative imagination to call forth your highest good. Creative imagination is a law, like gravity, that does not require belief - it operates perfectly at all times whether we believe it or not. Learn how the philosophy of yoga views the mind as the key to prosperous living.

Ron Lindahn met his guru, friend and mentor, Roy Eugene Davis in 1970. Since 1975 Ron has been writing and lecturing on inspirational and self help topics, meditation and Kriya Yoga. He was ordained by Roy Eugene Davis at the Center for Spiritual Awareness in 1978. For more than twenty years he has served as co-minister for Estatoah Wayfarers Unity Center in Dillard, Georgia. He is often invited as a guest speaker for Unity Churches around the country and offers seminars on creative living, meditation and Kriya Yoga. Ron currently serves as a member of the staff at the Center for Spiritual Awareness headquarters in north Georgia.

4/07/11 - Mantra Yoga: The Power of the Word 
Vamadeva David Frawley and Yogini Shambhavi 

The science of Mantra Yoga takes us to the heart of matter through the creative energy of sound. Understanding and applying the power of the word through mantra is a yoga discipline that can bring healing, prosperity and spiritual transformation. Yogacharya O’Brian is joined by Dr. David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri) and Yogini Shambhavi for this exploration of mantra as a key to awakening.

Dr. David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri) carries many special Vedic ways of knowledge (vidyas), which he has passed on to students in India and in the West for 30 years. For him, Vedic knowledge is a means of communing with the conscious universe and learning to embody it in our own life and perception. A good overview of his work and background can be found in Yoga and the Sacred Fire: Self-Healing and Planetary Transformation (2005).

Yogini Shambhavi Chopra is a best selling author of several books on the Goddess in India She is probably best known for her beautiful mastery of mantra chanting and recitation and her special CD under the title of Yogini Bhava. Visit www.vedanet.com for more information.

10/28/10 - Spiritual Economics: Where Sustainability Meets Prosperity  
Dr. Ram Nidumolu 

Dr. Ram Nidumolu, CEO of InnovaStrat, a consulting company providing sustainability and business strategy services, joins Yogacharya O'Brian in a revolutionary conversation about the source of abundance and innovation.

Dr. Ram Nidumolu is the CEO of InnovaStrat, Inc., a high-end advisory services and consulting company that provides sustainability, business strategy and innovation services to large enterprises. He was the lead author of the Harvard Business Review Sept 2009 cover article entitled Why Sustainability is now the Key Driver of Innovation.

Dr. Nidumolu is a frequent speaker at international conferences on sustainability and innovation. He has more than 20 years of experience in strategy and execution consulting and research with enterprises. He has been a thought leader in studying major business trends such as corporate sustainability, the offshore outsourcing of business services, the use of technology for international development, and the adoption of new business models. Dr. Nidumolu was previously the founder and CEO of a software services company that provided CRM solutions to the high tech industry as well as a faculty member at the business schools of leading US universities for almost a decade. Mr. Nidumolu received his Ph.D. in Management at the Anderson Business School at UCLA.




Meditation for the Love of It

 

Sally Kempton

on the Yoga Hour Online Broadcast,
Thursday, July 7 at 8 am PT

Sally Kemptonjoins Rev. Ellen Grace O’Brian from the Center for Spiritual Enlightenmenton The Yoga Hour online broadcast. Drawing from Sally’s new book, Meditation for the Love of It, these two spiritual teachers will mine the heart of meditation practice for the jewels of spiritually conscious living. Whether you are new to meditation or have been meditating for years, you’ll find their conversation to be a breath of fresh air that will infuse your practice with energy and inspiration.

Sally Kemptonwrites a regular column, Wisdom, for Yoga Journal. She offers monthly teleclasses in meditation, and an ongoing teleconference series called the Transformative Practice Journey, which unfolds different aspects of awakening practice. She is one of a select group of teachers in Ken Wilber’s Integral Spiritual Center, and teaches regularly at conferences, and at Kripalu and Esalen.