So you have decided to do yoga teacher training abroad? There are many great reasons for studying yoga in an intensive program in India or Bali or the many other locations you can find. At this point you have weighed the pros and cons and are ready to commit, but how do you know you have found the right place to go?
The most important thing to consider for your training is your school. There are thousands of Read More
By: Chrisitna Sarich,
Originally published at The Mind Unleashed
The benefits of meditation have been touted for decades now, with seemingly a new scientific study coming out as fast as you can say ‘Aum’. Harvard has proven that meditation rebuilds the grey matter in our brains in as little as 8 weeks, and according to University of Toronto psychiatrist, Steven Selchen, “There’s more than an article a day Read More
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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We can feel it when we turn on the radio and our favorite song happens to be playing, or when we sit quietly and listen to the rain. There is a palpable peace when we are absorbed in quiet and a different kind of rejuvenation when we hear the wind in the trees. There is no doubt that sound has subtle, but Read More
I’m the mother of an adorable 5 ½ month old, and there is nothing like the innocence of a newborn child to bring out the warm and fuzzy feelings of unconditional love. I think it’s sublime when he coos and smiles, but his stinky diapers and frustrated grunts are just as endearing. I’m also the mother of a 21-year old who has suffered from a failure to launch for a number of reasons, some his fault, and some, Read More
“Kindness is the light that dissolves all walls between souls, families, and nations.” ~ Paramahansa Yogananda
What if the cure for your cold was opening a door for a complete stranger? Or watering your neighbor’s roses while they are away on vacation when you notice them wilting? How about stopping your headache by putting some spare change in someone’s parking meter when it is abou Read More