A CHANCE OF A NEW BEGINNING

It is that time of the year again where the very air is filled with celebration, good food, gatherings, and the inevitable resolutions. Every new year brings with it millions of promises by as many people to themselves and to others; millions of guarantees of positive change, action, discipline, success, and more. Every year, thisContinue reading “A CHANCE OF A NEW BEGINNING”

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”

YOGIC CONCEPTS FOR DAILY LIFE

Yoga is not for just a few; it is for everybody. The ideas, concepts, practices given in Yoga can help everyone – people of every age, gender, profession, race, ethnicity, social-economic standing, health status – live life in a better way. But what do we do if we cannot follow certain practices because of personalContinue reading “YOGIC CONCEPTS FOR DAILY LIFE”