KLĒSHA– A CORE CONCEPT FOR YOGA SĀDHANA

My favourite concepts in Yoga are usually those that challenge me every day, concepts that coax me to be aware every moment and find the extraordinary in the mundane. The physical aspects, especially Āsana, have never really been the main thing that draws me to Yoga; it has almost always been other bits. What isContinue reading KLĒSHA– A CORE CONCEPT FOR YOGA SĀDHANA

HABITS AND HOBBIES AS YOGA

Let us start with what is seen, heard, and understood as Yoga by most of us today. My understanding of what Yoga is perceived as from what I have encountered online and offline is this – it is physical movement, light stretching, and exercise; it is breath control; it is slow and easy and notContinue reading “HABITS AND HOBBIES AS YOGA”

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”