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Yoga and Compassion

Jan 31, 2010 at 6:14 PM PST

yoga-and-compassionYoga and compassion: Finding compassion in quiet moments with yoga

Compassion is the space of friendliness and love that we have the power to create in our world. Most often, it takes place in the quiet …

Yoga Sundae and Meditation

Mar 3, 2010 at 7:21 PM PST


Start Your Day with Yoga Sundae and Meditation

As I bit into the creamy, chocolate ice cream, I stopped in my tracks, my eyes moved heavenward and I had an overall sense of well being. There …

Breathe Your Way to a Calm Mind with Yoga

May 6, 2010 at 1:40 PM PST


The mind never gets a day off. It’s either busy with ‘who-said-what’ or mulling on the past or the future. With yoga and meditation, train your mind to stay calm, happy and relaxed.

Imagine going on a long drive …

Yoga and Meditation

Jan 19, 2013 at 2:48 PM PST

Yoga and Meditation go together. Many wonder why it is necessary to meditate after practising Yoga asanas/ postures. One of the many benefits of practising yoga asanas/ postures is the fact that it allows us to slip into meditation effortlessly. Meditation being one of the main aspects of Yoga, …

Five Modes of Consciousness Arise in Your Self

Sep 15, 2013 at 10:39 PM PST


Five modes of consciousness arises in your Self. What are they? Continues from previous post on Patanjali Yoga Sutra #6

Pratyakshanumanagamaha pramanani

The different kinds of proof the …

Freedom and Bondage

Sep 17, 2013 at 7:37 AM PST

If you look around, you’ll notice that there are many of us wandering around, looking for that special “something.” That “something” is hard to describe. But it feels real. So real that there are times, when we feel we almost have it, but then something happens and we don’t …

Letting Go of Perfectionism

Maya Yajnik
Dec 30, 2013 at 5:22 PM PST

Meditation has made me a calmer and happier person . The daily practice has allowed me to slowly let go of some strong tendencies in my mind that cause worry and fear. For example, it has helped me let go of perfectionism.

I used to be very concerned about doing …

Medication? Meditation (Part 1)

Maaheem Akhtar
Jan 9, 2014 at 3:01 PM PST

I always love when people ask me what my favorite position is. Why, lotus, of course. What were you thinking?

It may seem like everybody and their mom is meditating these days. And, well… my mom just took a meditation course after seven years of my incessant nagging, so there …

Medication? Meditation (Part 2)

Maaheem Akhtar
Jan 16, 2014 at 3:20 PM PST

Now that I have gotten you stoked about the prospect of meditation (hopefully!), here’s what I tell people who ask me how to meditate. Quite simply…

1. Prep yourself – Give yourself no excuse to get up once you’ve finally settled into a meditation. Listen to mom’s advice and go …

10 Science-Based Benefits of Meditation

Jan 26, 2014 at 4:16 AM PST

Meditation is something many of us wish to integrate into our lives.

However, for most people, meditation requires discipline and can even be challenging. They feel restless, experience a deluge of thoughts, feel fatigue, or go through a mental to-do lists of things they’d rather be doing.

If this is your …