Articles on Yoga

HAMSA RAHASYA: The Secret of Hamsa

Apr 8,19

By Acharya David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri) Shiva Yoga and Hamsa   The Hamsa is one of the key concepts …

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Shiva and Prana Yoga

Apr 1,19

  Shiva and Prana Yoga  Prana Yoga is one of the most important Yoga traditions and an integral part of …

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Vedic Yoga and the Three Gunas

Mar 15,19

In the philosophy of Yoga, derived from the Samkhya system, all matter in the universe is reducible to one primary substance called Prakriti. Prakriti literally means the original power of action. It does not refer to substance in the physical sense but to the potential from which all forms of matter, energy and mind can arise. Prakriti is the original state of pure potential out of which all things become possible. Prakriti is the latent state of substance, like the seed that holds the potential for a great tree. It is the prima materia of the world of which matter, energy and mind are manifestations. Prakriti, we could say, is the causal or original form of all substances, from which their subtle and gross forms arise. It is extremely subtle, ethereal and transcendent, forming the basis for space that is its first material form.

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Shiva and Shakti Yogas

Mar 11,19

Yoga means unification, which is first the unity of all the dualities and contraries that constitute the energies of life. …

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The Fifteenfold Non-dualistic Raja Yoga of Shankaracharya

Feb 26,19

Shankara, the Great Yogi Shankaracharya, or Shankara the teacher, is one of the greatest spiritual masters in the history of …

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The Original Teachings of Yoga: From Patanjali Back to Hiranyagarbha

Feb 1,19

Many people today look to Patanjali, the compiler of the Yoga Sutras, as the father or founder of the greater …

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The Ancient Yoga of the Sun

Jan 14,19

  What if the most powerful force for energizing all Yoga practices were as obvious and visible as the Sun? …

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Secrets of the Five Pranas

Jan 9,19

All that exists in the three heavens rests in the control of Prana. As a mother her children, oh Prana, …

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Yoga Psychology and the Yoga Sutras: The Sovereign Remedy to Go Beyond All Sorrow

Dec 22,18

The Yoga Sutras of Rishi Patanjali portrays a psychological view of Yoga, not a physical Yoga, which is only mentioned …

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Soma, the Bliss Principle in Vedic Knowledge

Oct 25,18

Soma, the Counterpart of Agni Every form of Agni has a corresponding form of Soma, without which it cannot function …

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