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Authentic Practice

As a yoga teacher I am frequently asked what style of yoga it is that I teach. My reply resonates that of the renowned teacher, Mark Whitwell: “I teach yoga …there is only ONE yoga!” Most of the yoga styles practised in the Western world today can be traced back to one teacher, Sri Tirumalai [...]

The Concept of Yoga

The union of the individual soul with the universal soul is said to be yoga. Yoga is no less than the stable state of consciousness. It is nothing but a suspension or pause in the movements of thought waves. See what Lord Krishna says in the Bhagavad Gita. Taking the centre body as a plumb [...]

Extract from the Bhagavad Gita

The Illumined Man 47 – 50 Translation by EKNATH  EASWARAN You have the right to work but never the fruit of work Never engage in action for the sake of reward Nor should you long for inaction Perform work in this world Arjuna as a man established in himself – without selfish attachments and alike [...]

Yoga Practice to support spiritual growth

Emotional disturbances Lust, Pride, Obsession, Anger, Hatred and Greed.  Familiar to all of us, these emotions (as reactions) are the enemy of spiritual growth, even though they do exist for a purpose and can be used wisely. Yoga can be used to channel these emotions and transform them for higher purpose […]