Below you will find a selection of articles written by Dr. Svoboda on various facets of Indian thought, from Ayurveda to Devi worship to his relationship with his mentor the Aghori Vimalananda. Whether you are already a long-time student of these topics or these ideas are new to you, you might find some interesting reading here.
Dr. Svoboda looks at how Ayurveda works and whether or not it should function within the framework of Western medicine.
An article looking at the state of Ayurveda, from 2004.
Looks at how we can become better stewards of our prana.
A perspective on following our dharma.
An ode to Dr. Svoboda’s mentor, the Aghori Vimalananda.
How making vows can aid one in receiving divine assistance.
A meditation on being with the unknown, and letting go of blind faith.
A look at how Jyotish supports Ayurveda and vice-versa.
Looks thoroughly at how to conduct effective rituals to deepen our relationship with the Ultimate Reality.
On the cultivation of mental, emotional, and spiritual equanimity, a primary goal of the Indian spiritual path known as Tantra.
Our modern world relies heavily on verbal speech. This article looks at the other three types of speech according to the Tantras and how they can be cultivated.
On building a relationship to Shakti and her manifestations, including the fierce goddess Kali.