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10 Benefits of Binaural Beats

By | 2018-11-18T03:58:53+00:00 November 18th, 2018|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

As life's pressures increase, financially, personally and socially, our ability to relax is reduced, and as such we turn to various aids to help us achieve that mental calm humans require as part of a healthy, balanced lifestyle. Sometimes we find sanctuary in Starbucks and [...]

Dream Yoga – The Yoga of the Dream State

By | 2018-11-14T22:10:16+00:00 November 14th, 2018|Categories: Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Dream Yoga or Milam—the Yoga of the Dream State—is a suite of the advanced tantric sadhana of the entwined Mantrayana lineages of Dzogchen (Nyingmapa, Ngagpa, Mahasiddha, Kagyu, and Bönpo). Dream Yoga are tantric processes and techniques within the trance Bardos of Dream and Sleep (Standard [...]

Acrophobia: The Fear of Heights

By | 2018-11-10T04:10:53+00:00 November 10th, 2018|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Are you afraid of heights? Do you panic when you realize you’re high off the ground? Do you dread the thought of attending a meeting on a high floor of an office building? Do you close your eyes when scenic car rides involve higher altitudes? [...]

Siddha Yoga – The Path to Self-Realization

By | 2018-10-29T16:57:26+00:00 October 29th, 2018|Categories: Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Siddha Yoga is a spiritual path founded by Muktananda. The organization states in its literature that the Siddha Yoga tradition is "based mainly on eastern philosophies". It also states that it "draws many of its teachings from the Indian yogic texts of Vedanta and Kashmir [...]

Power Yoga Benefits

By | 2018-09-07T19:03:03+00:00 September 7th, 2018|Categories: Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , |

Power yoga is a rigorous aerobic workout that promotes mental and physical stability and helps you strengthen your body and burn calories. This type of yoga practice addresses colder climates, as well as people who wish to get a more dynamic full-body workout while enjoying [...]

Lord Surya – Hindu God of the Sun

By | 2018-09-04T18:46:36+00:00 September 4th, 2018|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Surya is a Sanskrit word that means the Sun. Synonyms of Surya in ancient Indian literature include Aditya, Arka, Bhānu, Savitru, Pushana, Ravi, Mārtanda, Mitra, and Vivasvāna. Also connotes the solar deity in Hinduism, particularly in the Saura tradition found in states such as Rajasthan, [...]

Top 13 Quotes by Sri Aurobindo

By | 2018-08-27T23:29:59+00:00 August 27th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Sri Aurobindo was an Indian philosopher, yogi, guru, and poet. Sri Aurobindo joined the Indian movement for independence from British rule, for a while was one of its influential leaders and then became a spiritual reformer, introducing his visions on human progress and spiritual evolution. [...]

Karma Yoga – The Yoga of Action

By | 2018-08-21T16:33:39+00:00 August 21st, 2018|Categories: Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Karma yoga, also called Karma marga, is one of the several spiritual paths in Hinduism, one based on the "yoga of action". To a karma yogi, right work done well is a form of prayer. It is one of the paths in the spiritual practices [...]

Raja Yoga: The Highest State of Yoga Practice

By | 2018-08-10T23:13:57+00:00 August 10th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

In Sanskrit texts, Raja yoga refers to the goal of yoga (which is usually samadhi) and not a method of attaining it. The term also became a modern retronym, when in the 19th-century Swami Vivekananda equated raja yoga with the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. Since [...]

Iyengar Yoga: Helping Both the Mind and Body

By | 2018-07-04T17:42:31+00:00 July 4th, 2018|Categories: Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

Iyengar yoga is one of the most popular forms of yoga in the United States. Created by Shri B.K.S. Iyengar, this type of yoga is particularly well-suited for people with back problems and for people who suffer from stress (two conditions that often go together). [...]