Monthly Archives: January 2013

Individual Self: Who am I?

Folks, Hari Om! Namaste!! We discussed earlier that the real meaning of yoga is just – union of Individual Self(Atma) with Ultimate Reality (a.k.a Universal Self, Paramatma).  So, before we practice yoga, it is extremely important for us to know: … Continue reading

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Concept of the Ultimate Reality

Folks, Hari Om! Namaste!! This is a very touchy topic.  So, non-believers (atheists) and doubters(agnostics) need not read any further. Others, continue! Ultimate Reality, sometimes referred to as God, is nothing but the Permanent Truth that controls everything without limits … Continue reading

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Real Meaning and Goal of Yoga

Folks, Hari Om! Namaste!! Yoga has become a fashionable word in the world today.  We come across many different types of yoga: Astanga Yoga, Hatha yoga, Hot yoga, Office yoga, Aerial yoga, Chilli Yoga,  etc.  Just perplexing, right? Adding to … Continue reading

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What is Rudraksha?

Rudraksha is a dried fruit of a tree that grows in Nepal, Himalayan region of India and some parts Indonesia.  Rudraksha beads are worshiped or worn  from time immemorial to gain mental peace, spiritual and material benefits. Botanically, Rudraksha plant is called Elaeocarpus Ganitrus … Continue reading

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Welcome to Rudraksha Yoga!

Invocation Vakratunda mahakaya Suryakoti samaprabha | Nirvighnam kurume Deva sarva karyeshu sarvada || Guruh brahma Gururvishnu Gururdevo maheshwarah | Gurussakshat parbrahma tasmai Shree Gurave namah || Vagarthaviva sampruktau vagarthah pratipattaye | Jagatah pitarau vande Parvati–Parameshwarau || Sarve bhavantu sukhinah sarve … Continue reading

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