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  • Live Events Yoga Meditation with Radhika-ji is available in different forms: Multimedia Presentations, Informal meetings, 1-day Workshops, 2-day Seminars, and 10-day Retreats.
  • About Us Biography of Radhika Shah-Grouven, Author and Founder, THATfirst. Radhika-ji is Archarya or teacher of an ancient Himalayan Tradition.
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  • Our Tradition THATfirst promotes authentic teachings of Meditation based on the three streams of Advaita, Yoga and Tantra.
  • What is THAT? In which the meaning of THAT is explained and an ancient story is narrated.
  • Photos Glimpses of the life and work of Radhika-ji, Author, Acharya and Founder, THATfirst.
  • Yoga Books Only the most authoritative books on Yoga Meditation, Yoga texts, Indian Philosophy, Vedantic or Advaitic literature, Indian Mythology and Culture are recommended.
  • Yoga Basics What is Yoga? Definition of Yoga, Benefits of Yoga, Four paths of Yoga
  • Origin and History of Yoga The origin and history of Yoga are explained. The Yoga Tradition stems from the mainstream Hindu culture of India but is not a religion. Nor is Hinduism a religion in the strict sense of the word.
  • Yoga Today A Yoga Guide to the contemporary Yoga scene. The different traditions, paths, schools and styles of Yoga are explained. Some reputable Yoga institutes, organizations and ashrams in India are mentioned.
  • Tantra Yoga and Samaya Srividya Tantra is the most sublime of all paths. Samaya Srividya is the highest path of Truth, Consciousness and Beauty.
  • Essential Yoga Practice The traditional system of spirituality and self-transformation is based upon the 5000 year old philosophy of life: Vedanta. Vedantic or Advaitic practices are demystified.
  • Mantra Yoga Mantra Yoga is the esoteric science of sound. A part of the tantric branch of yoga, it remains mysterious and inaccessible to the uninitiated.
  • Raja Yoga: The Royal Path Raja: The Royal Path of Yoga is also known as Astanga Yoga, the 8 Limbs of Yoga. Raja is the Science of Life.
  • Karma Yoga: Integrating Spirituality in life Yoga Meditation is not something you do only for a few minutes or hours on your meditation seat. Indeed, meditation is quite pointless if you cannot integrate it in to all aspects of your life.
  • Bhakti Yoga Bhakti: The path of Devotion is the beginning as well as the end of our search. Spontaneous spiritual experiences lead to the systematic study of Yoga which finally leads to surrender to the Highest.
  • Yoga Q&A Answers to your questions about Yoga, Meditation, Yoga Practices, Yoga Exercises, Yoga Classes
  • Yoga of the Bhagavad Gita
  • Yoga Sutras of Patanjali The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali are explained in a simple and direct manner. The explanation is based on experience and practice, imparted through a 5000 year old unbroken tradition.
  • Yoga Vasishtha Yoga Vasishtha is an amazing Vedantic text for seekers of liberation.
  • Yoga, Ayurveda and Vegetarian Cooking The sister sciences Yoga and Ayurveda are the foundation of a solid spiritual practice.