Astanga Yoga

Kapalbhati Kapalbhati is considered one of the important Shatkarma’s or Shatkriya which plays an important role in the purification of the body. Yogic technique Kapalbhati has manifold benefits with wondrous results. Gheranda Samhita describes it as Bhalabhati which is essentially Kapalbhati. The term Kapalbhati consist of two...

The topic for the English Satsang on Sunday, 31st August, 2014 was 'Pratyahara.'

Following is the transcript of the Q & A between the audience and Smt. Hansaji J. Yogendra.

Smt. Hansaji and Dr. Jayadeva Yogendra
Listen to the audio:Check this out on ChirbitQ. Please throw light on reincarnation as understood in yoga. Dr. J: It is reincarnation - something that you have seen, you try to remember. Something that happened during the day, you try to remember, that means you are re-living it. Smt. H: The Bhagwad Gita tries to explain this, that when required, God takes some form to help humanity and that is called reincarnation. As and when the time comes, every person goes to a new life after death. And if there is upliftment in one birth, in the next birth, you grow still further than that. So there is no loss of action in life. We have to pay for every action we do. Then one day the stage comes when a person is born as the embodiment of clarity, knowledge and strength and when this happens, thousands of people benefit from him/her.Q. How to get rid of the fears of the past which are deep-rooted in the subconscious mind?

The topic for the English Satsang on Sunday, 31st August, 2014 was 'Pratyahara.'

Following is the transcript of the speech made by Smt. Hansaji Yogendra on the topic.

Hansaji Jayadeva Yogendra
Hansaji Jayadeva Yogendra

Listen to the Audio:

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"Prati A Ru - Means go towards your own source. That is the stage. The first four stages are where you are very much into the material world, understanding it and gaining experience from it, learning to handle it. Don't get so involved in it that you may forget yourself. We understand our duty towards the external world in the Niyamas.
The whole point is that our sensory organs are continuously involved in the external world and we forget that there is something which is inner with us, called consciousness, what you may label as God.
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