Foundations of Yoga, Part 3: Satya (Truthfulness, Honesty)

Summary: In the eightfold path of Yoga as laid out by the sage Patanjali, the foundations are “Yama and Niyama”, the “do’s and don’t’s” of spiritual life, without which the structure of Yogic success will not stand. And one of the most important of these is satya, truthfulness, honesty. Read on to see how important …

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Foundations of Yoga, Part 2: Ahimsa (Harmlessness)

Summary: Ahimsa is interpreted in many ways-which is to be expected since Sanskrit is a language that abounds in many possible meanings for a single word. But fundamentally ahimsa is not causing any harm whatsoever to any being whatsoever, including subhuman species. Ahimsa: non-violence, non-injury, harmlessness In his commentary on the Yoga Sutras, Vyasa [Vyasa …

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Discover Yoga’s Healing Power

Summary: Yoga has multiple benefits for your health. Yoga exercises and meditation make you more physically and mentally capable of dealing with life’s everyday stressors.   There are several medical conditions that can be improved by practicing yoga. It can be used to lessen the negative effects of infertility, lung disease, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, …

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