Many misconceive Yoga with Yoga-asanas, although asana is one element of Yoga, it is not Yoga. Yoga-asana is one of the eightfold paths in Patanjali Yogasutras. You practice Asanas to make your body and mind ready for the advanced level in yoga. Yoga defines the union of body, mind, and soul. The highest… Read More Some ideas about Yoga
Spiritual Awakening with Fasting Indians, often, do fast to please the Almighty. Fasting observed in almost all religion. In India, people do fast for both material and spiritual reason. Indians, often, do fast to please the Almighty. Some fasts are a day long affair while some others go for a week or a… Read More Spiritual Awakening with Fasting
The Pretext You have everything you could aspire in life. Is not the life difficult for everyone? I am not saying it! A very well known author in mindfulness, Ronald D. Siegel begins a chapter with the title “life is difficult, for everyone.” You have everything you could aspire in life. You have divine-gifted… Read More Am I Mindful of the Mindlessness?
Anxiety, depression, and stress causes many deadly diseases. Medical science and clinical psychology strongly confirm that anxiety, depression, and stress causes many deadly diseases, and spirituality is an antidote boosting happiness, mental peace, and inner harmony. Knowing the Negative Emotions The Bhagavad Gita, Chapter 2, Verse 63 clearly describes the source of negative… Read More Knowing the Negative Emotions
Guru-Shishya relationship is eternal and believed to exist not only in this world but also extend to heavenly life. Guru-Shishya relationship is eternal and believed to exist not only in this world but also extend to heavenly life. The role of the Guru held high as the instrument of learning and guidance, especially in the… Read More Continuing the Tradition of Guru-Disciple Relationship
Truth, Consciousness, and Bliss The ancient India is the birth place of Sanatana Dharma, which is now popular as Hinduism. Unlike other major religions in the world, Hinduism believes in pluralism as a way of practice. As Veda describes “Ekam Sat Vipra Vahuda Vadanti,” the meaning, truth is one but it manifests… Read More Truth, Consciousness, and Bliss
Three separate traditions of spiritual practices, in fact, do not conflict rather complement in seekers’ spiritual progress. Philosophy of Advaita Vedanta (one Brahman) suggests that the world is illusion (Maya) and the illusion created the dualism (God and Self) . The first principle of spirituality conceives a synthesis of three important spiritual systems.… Read More The First Principle of Spirituality!