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

WHO IS A YOGI?

For those of you who follow my posts and ramblings on Instagram or Facebook, you may know that my handle used to say “Dusky Yogi”. It had been the same since I started my page, mostly because someone had called me that at some point, I liked the sound of it, and it ended upContinue reading “WHO IS A YOGI?”

CONCEPTS FOR DAILY LIFE – APARIGRAHA

We have been discussing a few simple concepts given in Yogic scripture that can be easily applied to everyday life and that can change the way we live our lives. This is the last of the first set of concepts we will be discussing. If you have missed out on reading the earlier ones, youContinue reading “CONCEPTS FOR DAILY LIFE – APARIGRAHA”

CONCEPTS FOR DAILY LIFE – FORGIVENESS

Continuing with our series of Yogic concepts that we can use in our daily lives, we’re looking at yet another popular, well-known but often misunderstood idea. If you have missed out on the earlier concepts we have discussed, you can check this article. It has an introduction to the concepts as well as links toContinue reading “CONCEPTS FOR DAILY LIFE – FORGIVENESS”

CONCEPTS FOR DAILY LIFE – SANTŌSHA

We’re discussing the next concept today, one that is directly mentioned in the Yoga Sūtra by Sage Patanjali as a part of Ashtānga Yoga. (If you have missed my earlier articles about Yogic concepts, you can check them here. The article has further links to other Yogic concepts we have already discussed). Today’s concept isContinue reading “CONCEPTS FOR DAILY LIFE – SANTŌSHA”

CONCEPTS FOR DAILY LIFE – ACCEPTANCE

We will start looking at our very concept for daily life given by Yoga today. What are concepts for daily life? Check this article to understand. We start by discussing a very simple yet powerful concept that is an intrinsic part of Yoga for any of its practices and application to be truly effective. WhatContinue reading “CONCEPTS FOR DAILY LIFE – ACCEPTANCE”