Articles on Yoga

Herbs for the Practice of Yoga 1: Introduction

Sep 23,19

Herbology for Yogis   Traditional Yoga has always rested on a special yogic diet with special yogic herbs to go …

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Meditation in Yoga and Ayurveda

Sep 13,19

Meditation is the key practice of traditional Yoga and the prime factor behind an authentic Ayurvedic lifestyle. Meditation goes to …

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The Flow of Soma

Jul 23,19

By David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Shastri) In the following article we will discuss the Vedic principle of Soma and its …

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Why Lord Shiva is the Ultimate Grandmaster of Yoga

Jun 20,19

Lord Shiva, among the great deities of Hinduism, most personifies the practice of Yoga. As Yogeshvara, the great lord of …

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Yoga as a Science of Consciousness

Jun 14,19

Need for Higher Consciousness How can we bring a higher consciousness into the world to create peace and harmony, removing …

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Our Journey through the Lokas: the Many Layers and Dimensions of the Conscious Universe

May 30,19

Vedic knowledge addresses the cosmos as a whole along with the depths of our own psyche, which it regards as …

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The Upanishadic Connection to Neuroscience

May 12,19

Upanishadic sages thousands of years ago understood the secrets of neuroscience but going beyond the physical body to higher levels …

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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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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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