How Yoga brings transformative quality to everyday living

The entire universe can be divided into 2 main categories: Prakriti and Purusha. Prakriti Prakriti is matter + energy. Prakriti is limited by time, space and form. Prakriti functions on…

8 Sanskrit words to know, to understand the names of yoga postures

‘Svastikāsana’ illustrated in the 1830 manuscript of Joga Pradīpikā originally written by Ramanandi Jayatarama in 1737 Posture names are sometimes difficult to remember for a beginner. By learning a few…

The Iyengar Yoga Association of Greater New York “Yogathon” – 2022 edition

Every year the Iyengar Yoga Association of Greater New York holds a “Yogathon” in order to raise money to support the community of teachers and students who are part of…

Action, knowledge, love – Karma, Jñāna and Bhakti – Tapas, Svādhyāya and Ishvarapranidhāna

Yoga has three facets to it. A tripod, in which even if one limb is removed, it creates an imbalance ultimately leading to a fall. These three faces are presented…

On Suffering and Pain

Once a woman came to Gautama Buddha and told him that she had just lost her husband and that she needed help from him to get rid of the pain…