Articles on Yoga

The Yoga of Consciousness: The Supreme Yoga

Aug 13,20

Traditional Yoga, as defined in key Yoga texts like the Yoga Sutras and the Bhagavad Gita, is first of all …

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Why Sri Krishna is the Avatar of Yoga

Aug 10,20

Sri Krishna is the only human guru and incarnation of Vishnu called Yogavatara or the Avatar of Yoga, and Yogeshvara …

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Pranayama and Immunity

Aug 7,20

  Prana upholds the immunity of body and mind. This upholding prana is not simply the breath, with which it …

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Yoga and Ayurveda Practices to Protect our Nervous Systems in the High Tech Era

Jul 14,20

Today we are spending large amounts of time daily in front of computer screens, cell phones, other electrical items or …

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Why Guru Purnima is unique to Hindu Dharma

Jul 4,20

Many religions honour their founder or great teacher in various ways. Hindu dharma is perhaps unique in honouring the guru or spiritual master as a principle in itself beyond any particular personality, philosophy or revelation.The true guru is a position of spiritual guidance, the illuminating presence of a higher awareness. The guru is not limited to any physical person, however exalted he or she may be.

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Raja Yoga, Hatha Yoga and Asana

Jun 30,20

Raja Yoga commonly refers to the royal or higher Yoga. While the term is not specifically mentioned in the Yoga …

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The Ancient Solar Yoga

Jun 20,20

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

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Sanskrit and the Science of Consciousness

Jun 15,20

  Sanskrit is to experiential spirituality what mathematics is to science. Sanskrit can unlock the mysteries of universal Consciousness just …

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The Fifteenfold Non-dualistic Raja Yoga of Shankaracharya

Jun 11,20

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

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Prana Beyond the Breath and Life Beyond Death

May 26,20

Prana is not the breath, though it is closely related to it at a physical level. Many people define prana …

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