September 2017 - The Yoga Institute Santacruz East Mumbai

September 2017

Kumbhaka- We become a force to reckon when we hold ourselves together.Yogendra Pranayama-VII- holding breath (Kumbhaka) In this Pranayama, after deep inhalation, the breath is retained.Starting position : [ordered_list]Do preliminary conditioning in Sukhasana or any other meditative posture. If not possible to sit on the floor,...

Learning spiritual balance We are unable to separate materialism and spiritualism in our lives. Try to live in this material world yet not get affected by it either positively or negatively. We shall be able to progress spiritually if we can lead our lives ourselves instead...

YOGA SUTRA 1.7  Right knowledge Ptatyaksa-Anuman-Agamah-Pramanani Perception, Inference and Testimony Constitute the Pramanas. Pratyaksa : direct perception Anuman : inference Agamah : testimony ; authority Pramanani : valid means of knowing.Dr Jayadeva Yogendra explains -This sutra deals with right knowledge – Pramana. Right or correct knowledge is necessary for our life....

What is Sattvic diet? Bhagvad Gita guidelines on Diet & Gunas The food individuals eat influences their thought processes and nature and vice versa. The Chhāndogya Upaniṣhad also emphasises on satvik foods since eating such foods purifies the mind and becomes part of our pure consciousness.  “āhāra...

Happy Teachers Day 2017 Ancient India has a rich tradition of Guru–shishaya "parampara" ("lineage.") Rig Veda has equated a teacher or Guru to be equivalent or comparable to a supreme consciousness or God.गुरुर्ब्रह्मा गुरुर्विष्णु र्गुरुर्देवो महेश्वरः गुरु साक्षात परब्रह्मा तस्मै श्रीगुरवे नमः Just like a candle that devours...

BHAGVAD GITA SHLOKA Chapter 3, Shloka 9 in daily life यज्ञार्थात्कर्मणोऽन्यत्र लोकोऽयं कर्मबन्धन: | तदर्थं कर्म कौन्तेय मुक्तसङ्ग: समाचर || 9|| yajñārthāt karmaṇo ’nyatra loko ’yaṁ karma-bandhanaḥ tad-arthaṁ karma kaunteya mukta-saṅgaḥ samāchara yajña-arthāt—for the sake of sacrifice; karmaṇaḥ—than action; anyatra—else; lokaḥ—material world; ayam—this; karma-bandhanaḥ—bondage through one’s work; tat—that; artham—for the...