What is detachment?

How do you define detachment? First off, attachment is a cause for misery per the yoga sutras. Per sutra 1.15, renunciation is the practice of non-attachment from desires (Light on the Yoga-sutras, BKS Iyengar). For this …

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Tibetan Yoga for balance

Tibetan Yoga, unlike classic hatha yoga, consists of 5 ‘rituals’ or practices. These five works the entire length of the body and the muscles. You don’t have the twists like in hatha yoga. Each of …

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What is Yoga?

– Singing ‘Kal ho na ho’ and feeling the emotions of the character is Yoga – Practicing the pigeon posture and experiencing what the bird could be feeling is Yoga – Doing paschimottanasana and feeling …

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Are you enjoying meditation?

Have you attended a yoga class? Have you practised meditation? When the teacher tells you something like this – ‘Leave out all thoughts, bring your attention to only the sound of your breath….’, what do …

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Breathing the yogic way

In past, it is known that yogis used to measure the length of one’s life by the number of breaths. This led them to practice slow breathing with the simple theory that increasing the duration …

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