By: Christina Sarich
Stopping the inner rage of unforgiveness can be easier than you think.
(Yoga For the New World) Are you feeling resentment? Pain? Anguish? Perhaps even fury? It doesn’t matter if your emotions are directed at the general idiocy of a government that seems bought-out by an elitist class, or a close friend or family member. It doesn’t matter if you are raging at a complete stranger Read More
This article was originally featured at Into Mountains Over Streams.
Looking at Qi vs Prana
It is possible that each of these subtle energies are quite similar but some practitioners disagree. Qi, Chi, or Prana are not the only names of the fine, rather than gross, life force energies, however. It is also called kundalini energy, as well as Wilheim Reich’s orgone energy, the Egyptian’s cobra, as a symbol of Read More
Courtesy of Frank Huguenard, Waking Times
At the center of our bodies resides a long, sinewy nerve that extends all the way from our medullas down through our chests to beyond our stomachs. This nerve, known as the Vagus Nerve, happens to be at a most fascinating intersection, not only between our two physical nervous systems (our central and autonomic nervous systems) but also between our conscious minds and sub Read More
“Faith is realizing that you always get what you need.” Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
“Love is not an emotion. It is your very existence.” Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
Sri Ravi Shankar teaches a beautiful breathing exercise, called a Kriya, which has been known to improve health, increase vitality, and bring one closer to bliss. As he says, “we must tune our instrument of life.” A kriya is a yog Read More
Pranayama. . .Exhale
Yoga for the New World welcomes this guest post from LexiYoga
Pranayama means controlling your vital energy, known as ‘chi’, with yogic breathing exercises. It is often manipulated with Acupuncture, Shiatsu, Reiki, Tai Chi and Reflexology. Practicing pranayama breathing exercises uncover the light of pure consciousness and bring about mental clarity.
Controlling your thoughts seems Read More
Head, Heart & Hands
“There’s a Divinity that shapes our ends,
Rough-hew them how we will.” – Hamlet, Shakespeare
I call on my own guru’s wisdom, the founder of the Bihar school of yoga, to address this interesting question which has come up in the life of a dear friend, as well as my own. Swami Satyananda told us in his integral approach to yoga that, “we must use the qualities of head Read More