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 – 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”

DO I HAVE A YOGA BODY?

This is a very common question I have heard. Some have asked me this question in some variation and many ask this question on social media posts every single day. So, what is the answer? Do you and I have the body for Yoga? Do we have the correct body proportions, the correct shape andContinue reading “DO I HAVE A YOGA BODY?”

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”

CONCEPTS FOR DAILY LIFE – MAITRI

Today, we start looking at the first o the four fascinating concepts that are together called Parikarma. We will also discuss four other terms that are closely associated with Parikarma. In case you are wondering what that word means, go read my introductory article about Parikarma and the concepts we will be discussing as partContinue reading “CONCEPTS FOR DAILY LIFE – MAITRI”

YOGIC CONCEPTS FOR DAILY LIFE – PARIKARMA

With this article, we begin discussing another set of Yogic principles that can help us deal with everyday situations in the best way possible for our psychological health and wellbeing. This set of concepts deals with our behaviour towards other people around us but it can apply to aspects of our own self also justContinue reading “YOGIC CONCEPTS FOR DAILY LIFE – PARIKARMA”