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Yogendra Paschimottanasana (the posterior stretch.) The word ‘paschim’ meaning ‘west’ is used in the context of posterior of the body and ‘uttana’ for stretching. The need for spinal fitness is obvious. The practice of this Asana and its final form also brings about a sense of...

Paramahamsa Madhavdasji –A true yogi 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 नमःParamahamsa Madhavdasji –A true yoga...

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...

Independence Day CelebrationsToday, 15th August 2017, is India’s 71st Independence Day. India was under British rule for almost two hundred years. A time to remember and express our gratitude to the freedom-fighters and the generations gone-by. They strove hard for the freedom of this country, through...

Book Release 2017 The Yoga Institute, MumbaiAnnouncing the release ‘Yoga Sutras of Patanjali Talks by Dr Jayadeva & Smt. Hansaji’ much-awaited volume that decodes Yoga as a way of life.One of the six Indian philosophical systems, Yoga Sutra is a classical work of ethical philosophy....

Bhavas & Yoga Literally, the word 'Bhava' stands for feeling or attitude. The conduits of Bhavas lead to a deeper understanding of the higher consciousness.  In the context of achieving the Yogic goal of 'moksha,' bhavas play a central role.  The regular and repeated practice of...