Ep 141 Sivana Podcast: Live Your Best Life Now Through The Seven Chakras with Anodea Judith

Foundations of Yoga: The Great Vow

After listing ahimsa, satya, asteya, brahmacharya, and aparigraha, Patanjali continues: “These, not conditioned by class, place, time or occasion, and extending to all stages, constitute the Great Vow.” They are the Great Vow because they require the exercise of will and because of their dynamic effect on us.A brief consideration of these conditions will be helpful.

What Is Mantra Yoga?

This means chanting of phrases, words which when chanted in full attention and could give you a sense of calmness and tranquility. It can also be stated as the achievement of the ultimate salvation by the chanting of verses. Most of the chants and phrases in Vedas are used for this purpose.

Yoga in Practice: Bhakti Yoga

If Yoga were like fine wine, Hatha Yoga would surely be the wine for export. It could be said that Raja Yoga and Kundalini Yoga got a fairly strong foothold outside India, as well. All of these forms of Yoga have many aspects, but the physical aspect is what lures most Yoga students – outside of India.

What Is Hatha Yoga?

Ha mean sun and tha means moon so in a simple language hatha would mean the union of opposites. It can also be stated as a very forceful yoga. It deals mostly with the poses and basically more into the physical exercises in this type of yoga.

What Is Yoga?

Yoga is widely known as a form of exercise that stretches and strengthens the body through various poses known as ASANAS. For other people yoga is the realization of inner self satisfaction. For others it is a religion that the believers ought to follow…

Hot Yoga?

There are a lot of yoga types and one of them is the famous hot yoga. The hot yoga is characterized by a series of yoga poses which is done in a heated room. The room where you perform the exercise is conserved at a temperature of 95-100 degrees. This kind of exercise gives off a lot of perspiration during a session

Nude Aerobics Yoga?

Nude aerobics yoga may sound vulgar, offensive and impossible but it does exists. A lot of people may not practice doing this but there are some who would really prefer doing nude aerobics yoga.

Yoga For Kids

Our children today are subjected to a lot of stress factors. There is homework that they have to do daily, the competition from other children, after school game activities and sometimes over-scheduling from parents…

Staying Fit with Yoga Exercises

Yoga exercises are the best way to free your mind and to concentrate deeply. After you have experienced a stressful situation, your mind, body and spirit is worn out and fatigued…

The Most Common Types of Yoga

As there are so many different types of yoga available today, it can present a major problem for beginners. It is of best advice to choose a form of yoga that is appropriate for each individual’s level of fitness, physical and spiritual goals and health condition.

Power Yoga And Powering It Up

Power yoga is sometimes known as the western version of Ashtanga Yoga which brought by the Indians. Beryl Bender Birch was the one who gave the term Power Yoga. He was a teacher of Ashtanga Yoga and at the same time an author of Power Yoga. Yoga was inspired and was brought to the west by the renowned Sanskrit Scholar Sri K. Pattabhi Jo’s. The people of the west were inspired with his Ashtanga Yoga and also his philosophies…

Tracing the History of Yoga

The history of Yoga has a lot to do with the present times. Yoga started some 5000 years ago when human civilization has only begun. Scholars have believed that Yoga was originated out of Stone Age ‘Shamanism’.

Need Power? Try Core Power Yoga

Core power yoga is an energetic yoga exercise that is both physically and mentally challenging and helps to connect to our inner powers without stopping and accompanied by a heated, climate controlled Vinyasa. It heals, detoxifies and stimulates the body and mind through balance and intention.

The Manifold Benefits Of Yoga

Yoga through meditation works amazingly to achieve harmony and helps the mind work in synchronization with the body. How often do we find that we are unable to perform our activities properly and in a satisfying manner because of the confusions and conflicts in our mind weigh down heavily upon us…

Theory of the Kleshas – a Yogic Understanding of Human Suffering (and Liberation!)

One of the foundational texts of the Yoga Tradition is Patanjali’s “Yoga Sutras.” It is here (among other places) that the Yogic understanding of the origins of human suffering (and Liberation) is offered in the form of what is know as the “Theory of the Kleshas.” This article is an introduction to the Theory of the Kleshas.

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