Category Archives: The Pillars of Yoga

These are the fundamental principles of Yoga. All yoga enthusiasts and practitioners must understand these thoroughly before they practice!

Karma Yoga: Yoga of Work

Just reading the above title, many people react – “Are you kidding! We thought yoga is about practicing some poses(asanas)! Is it possible to do yoga through work? “ Answer is yes! Don’t be surprised!  Most of the Bhagavadgita deals … Continue reading

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Guru: The Supreme Spiritual Master

Before I write about Shri Guru, let me salute my Sadguru’s feet: Ajnana timirandhasya jnananjana shalakaya| Chakshurunmeelitham yena tasmai shree Gurave namah || Salutations are to that Shri Guru who opened the eye of a blind due to the darkness … Continue reading

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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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