Yoga means addition – addition of energy, strength and beauty to body, mind and soul.
tools.” And since the mind and body are interrelated, this understanding makes it easier to see why coordinating them is a practical way of using these tools to greatest effect—a way of using the mind...
I learned early on that most yoga poses are about showing off. You find something amazing you can do, and suddenly, Shazam—you’re a guru, ready for your groupies.
When you blame, you open up a world of excuses, because as long as you’re looking outside, you miss the opportunity to look inside, and you continue to suffer.
Providence knows best.
Yoga practice can make us more and more sensitive to subtler and subtler sensations in the body. Paying attention to and staying with finer and finer sensations within the body is one of the surest...
individuação”, como uma interação dialética entre os opostos, iniciando com o conflito e culminando em síntese e integração. Quando o equilíbrio perfeito é alcançado, estabilizado e aperfeiçoado, um estado de paz din mico é alcançado,...
The time is changing and not only the policy makers of India, but the whole world is realizing the importance of Ayurveda. Who could have thought some years back that people with up-bringing in cosmopolitan...
I try to do yoga once a week.
Using the combined, integrated force of the mind and body is more efficient than using one without the other. Since the body can only exist in the present, that’s where the mind should be too...
I carefully lifted out of the pose and spoke up: “Uh, Fran? When I’m doing the pose (camel), I have this feeling in my chest, kind of a scary, tight feeling.”Fran was adjusting someone across...
•Don’t do yoga to get peace. It is possibly occultic. It seems innocent, but it can open a door to Satan in your life. I know this from personal experience. Seek God for peace, not...
Seeds of past karma cannot germinate if they are roasted in the fires of divine wisdom.
As we embrace our passions and delve into the mystery of life, we unite with the majestic complexity of nature; and if we follow the signs, this can help us understand who we really are.
The purpose of Hatha Yoga is to establish a body that is less susceptible to outside influences – a stable platform to build on.
Matter is a medium of communication between minds, and everything that exists in the mind can also exist in the body. Furthermore, the body—being the expression of a mental state is developed as a manifestation...
To think, or not to think…This is the true question.
If we fail to realize our full potential as human beings, we live more on an animalistic level. This is fine for dogs, cats, and chimpanzees but doesn’t work quite so well for women and...
For reasons unknown, the philosophical aspect of the yoga movement has had to make way for the yoga fit revolution; today’s image of a yogi is a slender and scantily clad young female doing postures...
Take a Tree Pose in your life.
Thinking goes on in your head. It is not really deep into the roots of your being; it is not your totality.
Paths are many, Truth is ONE!
Yoga is bringing suppleness in body, calmness in mind, kindness in heart and awareness in life.
laws of nature.
Although yoga is supposedly noncompetitive, I can’t help that my Alpha nature requires that I go for the hardest variation of every pose, always pushing my limits as far as possible.
Courage is often associated with aggression, but instead should be seen as a willingness to act from the heart.
Down on my knees / I peel back the layers of the world.
Depending on their psychic make up, for some people, closing the eyes or being quiet produces anxiety and increases mental agitation. In such situations it is better to undertake the practice of yoga–whether physical yoga...
Anahata chakra desperta no cérebro refinando as emoções e seu despertar é caracterizado por um sentimento universal de amor ilimitado por todos os seres. Claro que existem muitas pessoas no mundo que praticam bondade e...
Acharya Balkrishna on Yog Who will not be delighted to behold the exotic scenery and flora of the barren lands of Himalayas. Similar is the power of Yog which beautifies the deserted life and fructifies...
The ancient sages of Kashmir Shaivism did not look for the truth only in logic and intellectual speculation. They relied much more on their experiences during deep yogic states to guide them in understanding and...
Nakamura Tempu Sensei viewed the mind as a segment of the body that could not be seen and the body as the element of the mind that was observable. He also likened the mind and...
I had discovered something; there was a pleasure in becoming something new. You could will yourself into a fresh shape. Now all I had to do was figure out how to do it out there,...
And we want to understand them better.
Each asana is like a sound or letter in an alphabet. Every letter in an alphabet produces a unique sound vibration. Each asana vibrates at a specific frequency. When asanas are performed in sequence, beautiful...
Possessing strength and stillness is a sign of balance: power and serenity combined in one moment. It’s challenging enough to hold either one, let alone both, in perfect equipoise, but that is the goal if...
Life is made up of a collection of moments that are not ours to keep. The pain we encounter throughout our days spent on this earth comes from the illusion that some moments can be...
There are many goals but one path – the path of compassion.
….and on occasion I like to write in pencil, because I need to know that I can erase the words, even if I never do.
Because all actions and expressionsstem from the mind, it is vital to know themind as well as decide in what way we’ll use it. Everyone has heard of psychosomatic illness, and most of us acknowledge...
The yogic scriptures paint a picture of perfection, and perfection can be your aim, but I can tell you sad stories about myself and others who have entered into a state of premature holiness with...
Without yoga, my breast cancer experience would have been much more difficult. The trust, courage and strength one develops through the practice of yoga will set anyone up to face life’s most challenging experiences. I’ve...
What is discipline? Discipline means creating an order within you. As you are, you are a chaos.
Animals cannot have any high thoughts; nor can the Angels or Devas attain to direct freedom without human birth.
Micro meditations should be performed with very little activity. These practices should not be associated with any goal, concept or belief.
has no guts,” doesn’t it?
Your soul is a precious gift from an imaginative loving Source that endlessly breathes life.
Things that we do every day make up who we are and the results we have in our life. Bank accounts collect from constant deposits and good health is achieved or maintained from what we...
Like the best convenience store in the world, / the mind is always open.
Undisturbed calmness of mind is attained by cultivating friendliness toward the happy, compassion for the unhappy, delight in the virtuous, and indifference toward the wicked.
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