So here’s a pretty compelling and revolutionary idea that incidentally, also makes a lot of sense. Our “bodies” are actually made up of four distinct parts—physical, emotional, mental, spiritual—and while three of them seem intangible and ephemeral, they actually have a physical presence. These are additional rings around your body…in fact, a lot of extra … Continue reading THE FOUR BODIES
Professor G. Venkatasubbaiah Namo namaha.नमो नमः Today we honour another centennarian in our series "Focus on a centennarian". Early life Venkatasubbiah was born in Ganjam village, Srirangapatna, on 23 August 1913 in Mandya district and is 107 years old. His father Ganjam Thimmanniah was a renowned Kannada and Sanskrit scholar. Venkatasubbiah completed his Bachelor of … Continue reading Focus on a centennarian
Namo namaha.नमो नमः I'm big on series, as you probably guessed by now. It gives me something to focus on here on my blog. This series is on sacred places around the world. For my first entry, I have chosen Rishikesh; Yoga capital of India. I haven't been there yet myself, but it will be … Continue reading Focus on Rishikesh – Yoga capital of India
Namo namaha. नमो नमः "Slow down, take your time, notice things, smile, laugh, love, listen, learn, let go, just be, accept, forgive, be sincere, appreciate the little things, have intention to be generous, be kind, compassionate, take care of yourself, take things one day at a time, rejoice, be grateful for what you have, for … Continue reading My wish for you
Namo namaha.नमो नमः karmany akarma yah pasyed akarmani cha karma yaha sa buddhumaan manushyeshu sa yuktah kritsna karma krit Those who see inaction in action and action in inaction live is wisdom. He or she is a Yogi and can accomplish anything. Bhagavad Gita IV-18 Are you really not doing anything when you are not … Continue reading There is action in inaction and inaction in action
Namo namaha.नमो नमः In a previous post (part one) I discussed what consciousness is. In part two I continue the discussion with looking at the different levels of consciousness. To repeat myself for those that haven't read that article, consciousness, at its simplest, is sentience or awareness of internal or external existence. Consciousness is everything you experience. Freud … Continue reading 10 Levels of consciousness
Lessons One - What is Yoga and are we really Yoga Teachers? Namo namaha.नमो नमः The Yoga Sutras is considered the most important ancient text ever written on Yoga. Written by a group of people known as Patanjali circa 400BC it contains 196 verses (called sutras) on the practice of Yoga. The text is important … Continue reading Lessons from the Yoga Sutras
Happiness Namo namaha. नमो नमः Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional. Human needs and wants for security, relationships, for finding God whatever you seek boils down to being happy. We want those things because we want to be happy. However, we suffer because we have been taught to identify with and cling to and believe … Continue reading The Five thieves of happiness
https://www.themarysue.com/man-keeps-arm-raised-38-years/ Thank you for joining me on this journey to freedom. Love light and blessings to you all. OM shaanti, shaanti, shaanti. Namaste. ©️ 2021 A Yoga Mindset all rights reserved
The body is limitless. Let the mind follow.
My bedside table, digital alarm clock & Yoga Sutras texts Namo namaha.नमो नमः People often wonder what a Yoga Sadhana looks like. What elements go into making up the practice. I thought I would share what my routine consists of to inspire others to pick up the practice or to add to their existing one. … Continue reading My morning routine
Namo namaha. Simple living. It's a phrase you hear a lot about these days. Google the term and you will get a small number of pages on the topic, as I did here: https://g.co/kgs/X5D44h In Australia the term used is "Downshifting", in Europe "Voluntary Simplicity " or The "Slow Living Movement." But what is it … Continue reading How do I practice a simple life?
Namo namaha. I am including an excerpt (29 pages long) written on Bhakti Yoga by Swami Rama. It is taken from his book "Choosing a path." https://drive.google.com/file/d/1mHUznyjT2G5M3-Eo5w-wtTGjzczbOO8V/view?usp=drivesdk It is found on my guru's page, which can be looked up at "Antar Yoga." https://www.antaryoga.org/ Here is a short "about" on the book itself: https://shop.himalayaninstitute.org/products/choosing-a-path Thank you … Continue reading Bhakti Yoga – by Swami Rama
Namo namaha. What is happiness? It seems like an odd question, but is it? Do you know how to define happiness? Do you think happiness is the same thing to you as it is to others? What’s the point of it all? Does it even make a difference in our lives? In fact, happiness does … Continue reading Happiness is….
What IS Yoga? Namo namaha. In a systematic process of meditation, you gradually move your attention inward, through all the levels of your being, gaining mastery along the way (1.2). Eventually you come to rest in your True Nature, which is beyond all of those levels (1.3). This action and the realisation of this centre … Continue reading Journey to the centre of consciousness
Namo namaha. At its heart, Yoga is more than just flexibility or strength in postures; it is the management of prana, the vital life force that animates all levels of being. Prana enables the body to move and the mind to think. It is the intelligence that coordinates our senses, and the perceptible manifestation of our higher … Continue reading The 5 Vayus