February 25, 2019

What is Asana and How to Take it From the Mat into Life

In Sanskrit, asana means “seat” or “manner of sitting”. But asanas goes beyond that, actually. Asana means being in and maintaining a stable and comfortable posture. In order to understand this principle, we should apply […]
February 17, 2019

Why Mantras and Mudras Matter

Mastering Mantras “A mantra is not just something to chant. It is not chanting. A mantra is something to let sink deep in your being, just as roots go deep into the earth. The deeper […]
February 10, 2019

Feeling Oneness with Spirit, the Quest for Samadhi

“Samadhi does not come upon anyone by accident. It takes dedication and effort.” -Kaisa Kapanen Patanjali’s ashtanga yoga includes eight components of practice (“ashtanga” means “eight-limbed” in Sanskrit), and dharana, or concentration is the sixth […]
September 2, 2016
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Eat Pray Love – Living in an Indian Yoga Ashram

Eat Pray Love Living in a Yoga Ashram in India What is a Yoga Ashram? How can I join an Indian Yoga Ashram? Does an Ashram mean free food and accommodation? Are there free yoga […]
August 1, 2016
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Yoga and Tantra

Yoga and Tantra An introduction to the art of life – Part 1 Once upon a time there was king of a great empire asked his closest of advisor, “O wise man what is the […]
July 18, 2016

Something Wrong With the World Today ;)

Something wrong with the World today 😉 In Yoga Tradition there are four levels of existence. The lowest is the level of the Manas the mind and the physical body is categorized under the mind. […]
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 […]