By: Yogi Ashwini
Editors note: In some parts of India yogis say ‘yog’ to refer to ‘yoga’. The meaning is the same.
When we read the ancient Vedic texts like the Puranas etc, we come across human beings with supernatural abilities, exuding phenomenal strength. We hear of women with amazing beauty and radiance, which used to even attract gods. When we compare these beings with today’s people, they seem like Read More
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