For most people the word “yoga” (योग) brings to mind the image of a yoga model that appears on the cover of a yoga magazine in a pose that is almost impossible to get into for an average practitioner. Yoga is commonly practiced as a routine which helps in improving physical fitness and sometimes as […]
As I wrote in a previous post, I have recently created a podcast page on my blog. I have now started adding podcasts from the audio recordings of the monthly workshops on various aspects of yoga philosophy that I have been offering for about two years now.
When I started researching on […]
Understanding the Mind to eliminate Stress What: An Introduction to the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali When: Third Saturday of the month Next Session: Saturday, March 19, 2016 Focus: Introduction to Yoga Sutras of Patanjali; Definition of Yoga (see below for more details) TIME: 2:00 – 4:00 PM LOCATION: 4000 Bearcat Way, Suite 104, Morrisville, NC […]
Podcasting the audio recordings from monthly workshops on yoga philosophy […]
As many of you may be aware, I have been offering a monthly workshop on various aspects of yoga philosophy at the studio. These workshops are normally held on the 3rd Saturday of the month. My main objective in teaching these sessions is to share the underlying concepts of the practice of yoga as given […]
As you may be aware, I have been offering the pranayama (breathing practices)/meditation intensives for some time now. Lately, some of my students have suggested that I offer the pranayama and meditation intensives separately.
I am pleased to announce the next Pranayama intensive. In this program, we will be […]
I am pleased to announce the next 14-day pranayama/meditation intensive.
Come and join me for this life-transforming experience where you will learn two of the most important aspects of a complete, integrated yoga practice – pranayama (breathing techniques) and meditation. In this program you will be introduced to many of the […]
As we know, the goal of yoga practice is to attain the highest state of inner peace. Patanjali, in his Yoga Sutras, calls this the Asamprajnata Samadhi (seedless samadhi). This samadhi finally leads to the state of "Kaivalya" which can be translated as self-realization.
In this connection, Patanjali, in yoga sutra 1.20 provides […]
I invite you to join me for a discussion on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali wherein I will introduce some of the key concepts of the sutras. We will also discuss how an understanding of the sutras can profoundly impact our day-to-day life in a positive way.
What: An Introduction to the Yoga Sutras […]
What is Yoga?
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Starting with today’s post, I will be writing about some of the most common ‘frequently asked questions’ related to yoga from time to time. I will start by answering the most important and the obvious question, "what is yoga?"
If you look up the […]