CONCEPTS FOR DAILY LIFE – ĀCHĀRA

The third article in this series, we are discussing concepts related specifically to routine and lifestyle. You can access links to all the articles discussing Yogic concepts in this article. Yoga is not just about exercise or breath control but is a guide for various aspects of daily life as well; it is an entireContinue reading “CONCEPTS FOR DAILY LIFE – ĀCHĀRA”

CONCEPTS FOR DAILY LIVING – VICHĀRA

This is the second in a series of articles discussing concepts that relate specifically to our routine and lifestyle. It is a guide on how we can develop a lifestyle that keeps us healthy, balanced, and full of energy in the long run. This article has a list of and links to all the conceptsContinue reading “CONCEPTS FOR DAILY LIVING – VICHĀRA”

CONCEPTS FOR DAILY LIFE – VIHĀRA

During my Yoga training days and then through my own seeking of information, I have come across a lot of concepts that are so relevant to everyday lives of people like you and me who live in society, in families, are not ascetics living outside society. Today, we discuss a concept that I came acrossContinue reading “CONCEPTS FOR DAILY LIFE – VIHĀRA”

CONCEPTS FOR DAILY LIFE – UPÉKSHA

Today, we’re discussing the last of the four Parikarma. If you have missed out on the earlier Parikarma articles, do go give them a read through this brief introduction to Parikarma which has links to each of the other articles. If you have never heard the word and have no idea about it, the earlierContinue reading “CONCEPTS FOR DAILY LIFE – UPÉKSHA”

CONCEPTS FOR DAILY LIFE – MUDITA

Continuing with the theme of Yogic concepts that can be applied to everyday life ad a householder, as someone living in society, we look at the next concept in Parikarma today. If you’re wondering what Parikarma is, you can read a little introduction about it here. The article has links to the individual articles aboutContinue reading “CONCEPTS FOR DAILY LIFE – MUDITA”

CONCEPTS FOR DAILY LIFE – KARUNA

In the last article, we discussed the first of the Parikarma concepts, the meaning of Maitri and how it applies to life in the Yogic context as well as the word Sukha. Today, we will explore the second concept in this series, Karuna, along with another word, Dukkha, that is closely associated with it. IfContinue reading “CONCEPTS FOR DAILY LIFE – KARUNA”