“Blessed are the flexible, for they shall not be bent out of shape.” — Anonymous Popular practice of Yoga focuses on the practice of Asanas. However, there is much more to the art of Yoga. Patanjali, in his book of the Yogastura, enumerated eight aspects or limbs of Yoga, known as Ashtanga Yoga. He stated… More Ashtanga Yoga — The Eight Limbs
A modern Indian woman is a woman who embodies compassion and ambition, independence and nurturance, sexuality and sensuality. A modern Indian woman knows how to balance work and personal life. A modern Indian woman is grounded, yet experimental and open to what life has to offer. A modern Indian woman acts from a place of… More Yoga empowers
Let’s not deny it. We all face it at some point in our practice. If you are a dedicated practitioner, you will at some point get stuck in a rut – wanting to learn something new, or just plain bored of the practice. Or too tired. Or too stressed. Or maybe too relaxed. Either way,… More 4 unconventional ways to move past your Yoga funk..
“Come, Come, whoever you are Wanderer, worshipper, lover of leaving It doesn’t matter; Ours is not a caravan of despair. Come, even if you have broken your vow a hundred times Come, come again, come.” — Rumi Since time immemorial, people have hailed to the enthralling, magnanimous Himalayas in search of peace, serenity and enlightenment.… More Come, come again, come..
We live in a day and age where diet regimes come and go like fashion trends. Every season and every year seems to bring with it a new recommended diet plan, each one better than the last. Fast diet. Paleo diet. No carbs. Only fibre. Gluten-free. The list goes on. Unless you have a medical… More MINDFUL EATING – THE NEW DIET
In my two or so years of teaching Yoga, I have come to realise that there are many common mistakes in what we believe about the practice. I was also guilty of many such. So, this week, let’s strive to clarify some of them. All you have to do is answer whether the following statements… More Hits and Myths
Life, by its very nature, incurs suffering on each of us. It is chaotic, unpredictable and unreliable. This, however, is only true for external reality. When we fail to nurture the strengths of our inner being, we internalise the chaos and suffering that exists around us. It is this neglect which leads to suffering. We… More Why we suffer – The five Kleshas
The temperature is soaring, and with it, road rage. If you’ve lived in Delhi even for one summer, you must be familiar with the wrath that unleashes on the roads. Just a couple of weeks ago, a man was killed in an unfortunate road rage incident. Beaten to death for innocuously scratching someone’s car with his… More One for the road..
In the hustle bustle of life, it becomes very difficult to maintain regular practice, let alone regular home practice. It becomes a challenge to find the time, conducive environment, the right state-of-mind, the creativity or the stillness needed for a seemingly effective practice. However, if you are a serious Yogi, then no matter how excellent… More How to establish a regular practice
It had been a stressful time. My practice had suffered, and I truly struggled to keep up with it. Moving on the mat had been physically painful. Staying still, emotionally painful. Nonetheless, I made it a point to step on the mat every day. However, I couldn’t help but notice a progressive decline in my practice – from 2… More How 40 minutes of Shavasana pulled me out of my Yoga funk