What is Yoga Nidra?

“(This) extraordinary sleep of no slothfulness, which removes (any) thought of the world of multiplicity, manifests for people when all their former attachments have vanished because of the superiority of their inward awareness. Yoganidra, in which extraordinary happiness arises from uninterrupted practice, blossoms in the yogin whose basis of intentional and volitional thought has been … Continue reading What is Yoga Nidra?

Why Do Spiritual Practice During the Full Moon?

Yoga Sadhana During Purnima The Buddha was born under the full moon, gained enlightenment under the full moon, gave his first sermon under the full moon and passed away into Mahaparinibbana on the full moon. Many noble beings choose the full moon as an important marker stone for their life events. But why? What makes … Continue reading Why Do Spiritual Practice During the Full Moon?

Yoga Sutra 1.2

yogaś-citta-vṛtti-nirodhaḥ Yoga means obtaining control over the modifications of the mind When you are in a state of yoga, all misconceptions (vṛttis) that can exist in the mutable aspect of human beings (chitta) disappear. Yoga happens when there is stilling (in the sense of continual and vigilant watchfulness) of the movement of thought – without … Continue reading Yoga Sutra 1.2

The Bhagavad Gita: 3 Paths of Yoga

The Truth is One, but the paths are many. The Bhagavad Gita extols three major margas or paths of Yoga which help the aspirant frame his personal nature with the highest goal, realization and union with Brahman, or the all-knowing and pervasive consciousness that governs the universe. Although each path is different, the destination is … Continue reading The Bhagavad Gita: 3 Paths of Yoga