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The Panacea for the conflicting mind! Dualities arise in the mind on account of choice. When one has to make a decision between beneficence and attachment, convenience and commitment, this way or that way. ...

 

Yoga
Yoga Postures Lying on Stomach
Yoga Postures Lying on Stomach Cobra Posture Superman Posture Locust Posture Bow Posture Cobra Posture This asana resembles a serpent with its hood raised. Benefits: tones the abdomen, strengthens the entire back and shoulders, ...
Meditation
Sich selbst erkennen und Verantwortung übernehmen
(…) der physische Körper, der von Erinnerungen und latenten Strömungen aufrechterhalten wird, wird als unwirklich erkannt, sobald (auch) jene als unwirklich erkannt werden. (Yoga Vasishtha, 18. Februar) Erstaunlich, aber wenn wir genau darüber nachdenken, ...
Lifestyle
Welcome, Year of the Horse
As we fearlessly charge into the Tibetan YEAR OF THE HORSE, let us resolve to emulate the equine spirit of courage and gentleness, facing the coming times and our physical incarnation’s eventual destiny:  parting ...

 

Lifestyle
humility
Meet Alfred Duncan. Mr. Duncan is a senior officer at the Tower Street Prison in Jamaica where I was lucky to teach my first course called Prison-SMART (Stress Management and Rehabilitation Training). Recently, the Art of Living Foundation recognized Mr. Duncan for his tireless efforts in serving ...
Lifestyle
Baby in Craddle
I was reminded of this message once again during an Art of Living course. The Divine loves us unconditionally and we really have nothing to worry about. All of our needs are being taken care of in every moment. As I heard these words, I ...
Lifestyle
De-stress yourself at your workplace with yoga Doing yoga in the office can be fun, innovative and relaxing with many long term benefits. Prolonged work on the computer strains the neck, shoulder and back muscles, which leads to tension and stiffness. Unless attended to properly, it could impact your ...
Lifestyle
yoga and meditation
The first act of life – breathing. The last act of life – breathing. Everything else lies somewhere in the middle but seems to assume utmost importance in our life. And this key element called breath, driving our very life journey, how often do we stop to observe the ...
Lifestyle
The yoga principles that you apply on the yoga mat can be applied off it too, even while doing simple routine tasks (see housework yoga). Ever thought you could do yoga in heavy snow? While exercising the body and flexing your muscles as you shovel off snow from your ...
Lifestyle
Sunset is a daily party time in my house. I can see you getting green, but some people have all the luck, you see! When the sun is waltzing off to the western end of the world, we are busy with a not-so-elegant scramble in the house – grown-ups, ...
Lifestyle
9 tips to practice yoga at home Daily yoga practice at home can help you stay healthy, more productive, calm and happy all day. Besides, these benefits are not just for you to enjoy. Doing these practices at home will not only keep you happy but your family members ...
Lifestyle
holistic yoga
Patanjali Yoga Sutras – Knowledge Sheet 28 “Maitrikaruna muditopekshanam sukhadukhapunyapunyavishayanam bhavanataschitta prasadanam” maitri = friendliness; karuna = compassion; mudita = happiness; upeksha = indifference; sukha = happiness; dukha = misery; punyaha = virtue; apunya = vice; vishayanam = regarding; bhavanataha = by constant practice;  chitta = mind; prasadanam = pleasant ...
Lifestyle
Yoga and academics
Yoga and Academics – Written by Divya Sachdev and graphics by Guru Anvekar It was the year 2005. I was sitting comfortably on a yoga mat on a Sunday morning. I was very peaceful and calm. I had felt the same way often in the past few years since I ...
Lifestyle
Kapal = forehead; bhati = shining; pranayama = breathing technique Here’s a very powerful breathing exercise that not just helps you lose weight but also brings your entire system into a perfect balance. Dr. Sejal Shah, Sri Sri Yoga teacher, explains the importance of Kapal Bhati, “80 percent of the toxins in our body ...