Yoga Philosophy Archives

What is TURIYA ?

Turiya is a state of mind which one achieves when he is rid of mental impressions and mental bondages of time and space.

Who is the Right Yoga Teacher for You

Seeking a qualified yoga instructor can be challenging – there are certain basic attributes for excellence if you want good results from the yoga practices you are learning.

The life force that runs through us can be manipulated by Yoga techniques of Pranayama, helping us lead a fuller and healthier life. Understand Pranayama benefits and techniques through this article

Bandhas – Energy Locks

Energy Locks help manipulate the energy flows in your body and overcome disturbances created by faulty energy flows. Read more on these Energy Locks called Bandhas in Yoga

The Ayurveda Approach to Disease

In Ayurveda, disease is treated by understanding Individual body types. What is medicine for one, may be poison for another. To put it in modern lingo, Ayurveda offers customized solutions to health disorders.

We hear of yogis living to a very old age. In his book Autobiography of a Yogi, Yogananda speaks of Trailanga Swami, who was reputed to be over 300 years old, and Shankari Mai Jiew, who was born in 1826, was still alive in 1946.

OM Chanting and Mantras in Yoga

This article explains the power of OM chanting and Mantras and why religious blocks and skepticism should not come in the way.

Yoga and Asthma – The role of Yoga Therapy

Understand the dynamics of Asthma, the medical perspective as well as the yoga approach in its management therapy.

Why be Spiritual?

Before we delve into why one should be spiritual, we should understand what is meant by being spiritual.

Tension – Its Cause and Release

We strive for mental peace all the time. The more we strive for it, the more it seems elusive. Due to our living ways,