Review Category : Yoga

Three Paths of Yoga-Wisdom, Devotion and Right Action

Wisdom, Devotion & Right Action Each of us has an affinity to a different path and as we practice yoga, we draw on our strengths to balance ourselves, attaining a sharp mind, a loving heart, a strong body and a willingness to serve others. Yoga is enfolded in mystical aspirations of the highest order, from perfect flexibility and compassion to ...

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What is Yoga

What is Yoga?In the present time, more and more people, especially the Westerners, are resorting to Yoga to find cure for chronic health problems and attain a peace of mind. They are also curious about knowing what exactly is Yoga and what are included in it. Although many of us are well aware of the heath benefits of the physical ...

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A Method of Meditation-Power of Mantra

 Sit down. Sit still and upright. Close your eyes lightly. Sit relaxed but alert. Silently, interiorly begin to say your short prayer phrase (mantra). Recite it rhythmically. Listen to it as you say it, gently but continuously. Do not think or imagine anything – spiritual or otherwise. If thoughts or images come, these are distractions at the time of meditation, ...

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Ramana Maharshi Self Inquiry Meditation Instructions

Ramana Maharshi Self Inquiry Meditation Instructions Question : How should a beginner start this practice? Ramana Maharshi: The mind will subside only by means of the enquiry `Who am I?’ The thought ‘Who am I?’, destroying all other thoughts, will itself finally be destroyed like the stick used for stirring the funeral pyre. If other thoughts rise one should, without ...

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Sutras For Life

Sutras for life…. There was a list of short principles that are very good to always remember and try to follow. These are not new. I have come across all of them in several contexts before. Just that the collection is good. I am sharing them here: 1. Whatever you do, give your 100% to it. 2. Live in the ...

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Self-Knowledge: The Aim of Yoga

Self-Knowledge, The Aim of Yoga Why meditate, why practice Yoga? How do these practices benefit our everyday life? The practice of Meditation and Yoga raises everything we do to the level of the conscious mind. There are so many things we do instinctively or reactively, meaning that we often function without full awareness. Self-knowledge and a heightened awareness, are two ...

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