New Class at West end – 6am Flow and Meditate

We have a brand new early morning class starting February 3rd called Flow and Meditate by Chantelle. Starting your day with meditation creates an opportunity for you to …

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Teachings Of The Vedas

Delivered as a lecture by His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada on October 6, 1969, at Conway Hall, London, England. Teachings Of The Vedas Ladies and …

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Karma Yoga: Cultivate Selflessness

The essence of the teachings of yoga scripture and great yoga sages is to encourage as many people in the world as possible to live a life of …

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Enhance Every Part of Your Life with Meditation

Yoga meditation is easy to add to your daily routine, extremely effective, and will help you awaken and cultivate wisdom and spiritual love—the goal of yoga. Regularly practicing …

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Mantra Meditation & Self Realisation

The practice of mantra meditation  is very simple. But first let me give you a summary of the science of identity, of which mantra meditation is a part. …

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Three Reasons to Take up a Yoga Practice

1. Physical Well-being – Yoga asanas (poses or exercises) do so many amazing things to your body, I could be here all day explaining just a few of …

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Ayurvedic Guide to Winter

Now the hot summer and the dry autumn is over, we can take a deep breath, and welcome the winter season. The days are still getting shorter and …

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Yoga: Oneness in Love

The word yoga means union. For there to be union, there needs to be objects becoming united. The reality of that union can only be as real, true, …

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Chunky Choc Chip/Carob Cookies

Another one of ASMY’s classic favourites. We often serve these at our programs and get so many people wanting the recipe. So to all those requests, here they …

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Chocolate nut tahini bliss balls – (Raw, Vegan & GF)

3/4 cups mixed nuts of choice 1/2 cup tahini 1/4 cup maple syrup 1/4 cup cacao powder (or carob powder) 3/4 desiccated coconut or sesame seeds for rolling …

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Tahini Coconut Bliss Balls (Raw, Vegan, Gluten Free)

Don’t we love our bliss balls. So simple,easy and quick to make. You can make them healthy or not so healthy whichever mood you’re in and they taste …

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Shirodhara an Ayurvedic Treatment

Ayurvedic treatments have become very popular these days. Although this ancient practice originated in India, it has helped numerous people all over the world and therefore it is …

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Pumpkin Porridge (Congee)

The weather is starting to cool down and the that wintery bite to it, so nows the time to start reducing your raw foods and increasing warming foods …

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Yoga View of the Self

You are your body, right? You are chemical in essence … right? At least, that’s what one of America’s most influential scientists claims:

“I am a collection of water, calcium and organic molecules called Carl Sagan. You are a collection of almost identical molecules with a different collective label.” (Carl Sagan, Cosmos [New York: Random House, 1980], p. 127.)

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Join Australia’s Biggest Yoga Party!

Rock Your Asana at YOGA DAY FESTIVAL BRISBANE! Brisbane! It’s time to rock your asana and get involved in Australia’s most vibrant yoga festival. Scheduled for June 18th …

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Gluten Free Vegan Chickpea Flour Date Cake

Wow I just made this watering date and almond cake! It was so moist I didn’t even worry about putting icing or cream on it. It is perfect …

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Hobnobs

These oaty delicious treats were made by Sarala recently for The Mantra Room West End.  They were such a hit and I had so many people asking me for the …

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Mantra Meditation Questions & Answers

Your meditation questions answered! Does chanting mantras ever get monotonous? Is Aum a mantra? Can mantras be bought and sold? Is chanting a kind of self-hypnosis? Jagad Guru …

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Transcendental Sound – Finding Real Strength and Shelter In The Holy Name

Edited from a lecture given by Jagad Guru Siddhaswarupananda on the prayers and teachings of the great transcendental personality, Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, the foremost proponent of Bhakti yoga and …

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What is Tongue Scraping?

What is Tongue Scraping? Jihwa Prakshalana Ayurveda tells us the tongue is the first organ of digestion and the mirror to all the organs of the body. The …

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Ayurveda Tongue Analysis – Do it Yourself!

According to Ayurveda the tongue is not just an organ of taste only but also a strong tool for diagnosis. Tongue analysis is a part of Ayurvedic diagnosis …

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The Nature of the Soul

A flower is by nature soft, sweet and fragrant.  So are we.  We are tender, sensitive living beings, but due to being covered by layers of material elements …

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Discover A Deep, Lasting Happiness That Money Can’t Buy

Money can buy many things, but can it buy happiness? Many of us aspire to live the lifestyles of the rich and famous but are the people we …

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Swap the Morning Coffee with Yoga Asanas for a Natural High!

Do you drag yourself out of bed each morning stiff and grumpy and head straight for the coffee? Yep that used to be me. I was a complete and utter …

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Baked Oatmeal with Lemon & Currants – Gluten free

Ingredients 1 Cup Rolled Oats 3⁄4 tsp Baking Powder Pinch of Salt 1⁄2 Cup Mashed Ripe Banana 1⁄4 Cup Unsweetened Applesauce 2 tsp Maple Syrup 1 1⁄2 tsp …

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Chickpea Omelette – Gluten Free

One of our lovely ASMY volunteers, Cat, demonstrated this delicious chickpea flour omelette at one of our interactive cooking classes.  Of course, needless to say, it was a …

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Cooling Healthy Raw Ganache Cake

This would have to be my favourite raw food dessert so far.  It is decadent, but oh so healthy and it sure satisfies that sweet tooth.  Combining Avocados …

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Bow Pose (Dhanurāsana) and Variations

Bow & Variations Stretches the front of the body Key Benefits Opens the chest and shoulders Stimulates the nervous system Stretches the spine Lengthens the entire front of the …

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Pigeon Pose (Kapotasana)

Key Benefits Stretches the thighs, groin and buttocks/glutes Opens the chest and shoulders Stimulates the abdominal organs Instructions From Down Dog, Step your right foot to your left …

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Cobbler Pose (Baddha Konasana)

Key Benefits Stretches the hips and inner thighs Opens the groins Instructions Sit with your spine long and straight. Draw the soles of your feet together and allow …

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Cat (Marjaryasana) Cow (Bitilasana)

Key Benefits Massages the abdominal organs; promotes digestion Stretches the spine and abdominals Can be useful in relieving backache Instructions Come on to all fours. Align your wrists …

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Cat Tilt

Cat Tilt Warms and tones the spine Key Benefits Massages the abdominal organs and therefore promotes digestion Stretches the spine and the abdominals Come down on to the …

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Crane Pose – Bakasana

Improves balance and concentration; strengthens the core Key Benefits Improves balance Strengthens the core, shoulders, arms and wrists Opens the hips Stretches the upper back Instructions Come down …

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Chair Pose – Utkatasana

Strengthens the buttocks and legs Key Benefits Strengthens and stretches the ankles Strengthens the thighs, calves and back Stimulates the vital organs, including the heart Works on lifting …

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Lentil Walnut “Meat” Burritos

Just about everyone loves Mexican food right? From the humble taco to the yummiest jam packed burrito to the cheesy quesadilla.. We made these walnut “meat” burritos at …

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Raw Chia Layer Pudding with a Banana Cream Coulis, Seasonal Fruit and Pecan Walnut Maple Base

Ingredients 150gms of chia seeds 1 can of coconut water (350ml) 1 can of coconut milk (400ml) 1 tablespoon of vanilla essence 250ml of mango nectar zest of …

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Soy Chunk Goulash

Ingredients 2 cubes dry soy chunks 4-5 Massel “Beef” stock cubes (Massel brand is 100% vegetarian) 4 garlic cloves 4 bay leaves 5 cups water 1 leek (white …

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Mushrooms and Spinach on Avocado Toast

Mushrooms are a vegetarian’s best friend – full of vitamins, minerals and fibre and low in calories, fat-free, cholesterol-free, gluten-free and very low in sodium.  Silverbeet (or chard as it’s sometimes …

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Feta and Silverbeet Triangles

Spinach triangels would have to be one of my favourite dishes and this is the tastiest recipe I’ve ever tried.  I remember my friend Mally serving them out …

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Pumpkin Cream Cheese Strudels

Pumpkins, leeks, cream cheese and filo pastry, what a gorgeous combo.  This is a simple recipe that doesn’t require a lot of effort. Once cooked, these strudels will …

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