Tat Tvam Asi – You are that….

Tat stands for our innermost consciousness devoid and stripped of any egoistic tendencies, the one that is unlimited and unconditioned. Asi represents our limited and conditioned aspect. As per the dual system of Yoga based on the Sankhya philosophy, the … Continue reading

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Tapah swadhaya ishwara pranidhanani kriya yogah

Swadhaya – Self-study for better self-awareness..   Swadhaya, ie self-study is not only very insightful but also very meditative. As you study yourself, you become intuitive of your actions and reactions. This is the insight that we gain on physical … Continue reading

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Rather than saying change yourself, change the way you think for yourself and rest of the responsibilities will follow

As we were growing up, especially during the graduation years, we would often hear our parents say “it’s your responsibility to study hard and get a good job.” While working our bosses and even colleagues would say “it’s your/our responsibility … Continue reading

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Asanas with attitude

Anything done without the right attitude, without the right feeling, is a waste and a wrong action. Dharma Bhava- The attitude of duty: All meditative asanas fall under dharma bhava. This says, be responsible for your own actions and this … Continue reading

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Yoga is just not about Asanas and Pranayamas

Yoga is just not about asanas or some quick anecdotes to cure a disease or pain. It  is a science of techniques, techniques to live a life  to attain the ultimate truth. One of the techniques is the Eight Fold … Continue reading

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Dharma Bhava: Take pleasure for every duty

Humans are made of Purusa – The spirit and Prakriti – The matter. Prakriti undergoes constant changes and is made of the three Gunas – Sattva, Rajas and Tamas. Mind left in a vegetative or animal state creates a lot … Continue reading

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