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May 20, 2016

Ishwarpranidhana – Surrender to GOD.

“Samadhi Siddhi Ishvarapranidhana” Patanjali Yoga Sutra 2:45 Deepest meditative state of Samadhi is attained by devotion to the Supreme Being – Ishwara. Steady in the path of yoga and the yogic practices and being in […]
March 6, 2016

The Grace

The Grace Ahh I remember. I have known you from the beginning… You were smiling in the first morning lights of childhood. You were humming melodies under the afternoon shade of teenage.. you were the […]
February 29, 2016

Viveka (Discrimination)

Viveka (Discrimination) Viveka is the one of the two wealth you acquire or inherit from the Guru, the other being the Vairagya (Detachment). Viveka literally means the absolute discrimination between right and wrong, light and […]
February 18, 2016

The Play of Elements

The Play of the Elements… I’m the light of love which comes out of the great cry of OM. When the infinite is caged to become something (space). The space dances in the emptiness of […]
February 15, 2016

The Four Levels of Existence

The Four Levels of Existence   You have heard people say to you “learn from your experience”. Should we rely on our past for the betterment of our future? Should we look back every time […]
February 5, 2016
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Spiritual Meaning of Christmas

Spiritual Meaning of Christmas Celeberating Christmas and New Year with a Yoga Retreat in Goa Christmas is known to all men the world over historically as the memorable day of the birth of Jesus, the […]
February 1, 2016

The Traveller

The Traveller' wrote to us one day with faith, trust and lots of ideas in his mind. We greeted and wrote back to him, “Hari Om... Come to our house and be our guest”. Then the day came when he arrived home. Our brothers met him at the gate, our family welcomed him at the reception with a warm tea and a smile. He smiled back at us with hope and apprehension.
January 30, 2016

Qualifications of a Karma Yogi

A Karma Yogi should be absolutely free from lust, greed, anger and egoism. Even if there are traces of these Doshas, he should try to remove them. He should not expect any kind of fruits […]
January 29, 2016

Ashtanga Yoga of Patanjali

Ashtanga Yoga of Patanjali  The Sanskrit word Ashtanga is a combination of two words  “Ashta + anga” . “Ashta” means Eight and “Anga” means limbs so the literal meaning of this word is the eight […]