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Yoga - Your Past, Present and Future

You must be wondering, what do I mean by saying - “Yoga – your past, present and future”. If you carefully look at your yoga practice - Asana connects you to your physical body, Pranayama to your breath and mind, and Dhyana helps you to transcend your mind. In summary as per Yogic wisdom, practicing “Asana” primarily affects your relationship to your past, “Pranayama” affects your relationship to the present and “Dhyana or Meditation” primarily affects your relationship to your future. How? Let’s dive into it… [More]

Meditation in Bhagavad Gita

The Bhagavad Gita helps those in trouble. In the Gita there is a conflict. Arjuna is unable to take a decision and to resolve this, he turns to Krishna and listens to him. It is important to realize that Arjuna is not just listening to Krishna, but that he is in a state of meditation. [More]

Different states of Mind

Mind is the product of thoughts which are difficult to restrain for they are subtle and fickle. A thought which is well guarded by a controlled mind brings happiness. In order to understand the mind, we need to understand how it works. [More]

Types of Meditation

Have you wondered on different techniques used for meditation to simply calm our mind? There is variety of meditation techniques; for example one can simply focus on breath, sound, or an object to meditate. It is always recommended to find a comfortable and quiet place to sit in an easy pose or half/full lotus posture with back straight. Following are the commonly known meditation types; first four are preferred for anyone to start with. The last 2 types should be only practiced under guidance of a teacher. [More]

What is Meditation?

In Sanskrit, Meditation is referred as Dhyana, it is a practice of dissolving the mind. It can be also defined as a process of purifying the mind, making it one-pointed, inward and tranquil. It is a state of consciousness that brings - serenity, clarity, and bliss of transcendence. The main purpose of doing all the physical practices of Yoga is to bring your body into a state so that it can easily sit for meditation. The practice of - asana prepares our body, pranayama prepares our mind, meditation prepares our mind to transcend, and get in touch with pure consciousness or bliss. In the simplest word, through the process of meditation, we give deep rest to the mind. [More]