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”
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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 – 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”
NIYAMA – WHAT, HOW, WHY
Have you heard of the term Niyama in the context of Yoga? If you’re an Indian, you probably have come across this word and are familiar with it – in many Indian languages, Niyam(a) means rule. What does it mean in Yoga, though? Does it retain the same meaning? Let’s discuss! What is Niyama? InContinue reading “NIYAMA – WHAT, HOW, WHY”