Does Flawed Knowledge Result Into Flawed Happiness?

I once asked a common man “what is happiness?” He replied “happiness is subjective to once knowledge.” It got me thinking about what constitutes knowledge. My yoga teacher once said, “knowledge is a projection of mind based on our own reality.” Read the complete article on The Huffington Post – Does Flawed Knowledge Result Into Flawed Happiness?

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Is yoga really for everyone?

Yoga is a universal language. It has no color or religion. So why is the face of yoga in the U.S. always a thin flexible white American woman? Is it that people of color and men don’t practice yoga? Or do they practice but don’t want to talk about it? I was born and raised in India, where it’s common for two...

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A Chair for Yoga?

Using a chair for yoga? As a yoga teacher I often see a question mark on my students and colleagues faces when I suggest using a chair as yoga prop. Yoga asanas involve extension, exertion, as well as relaxation of the body. The aim of the movement is to align the body correctly. For a yogi, the yoga asanas described below are...

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In a perfect world, we would all have time for a kick-ass yoga class with our favorite teacher. But obligations to work, family, friends and community often leave us with little time for self-care. It is precisely when we are the most stressed that we need to relax and renew ourselves. I used to be one of those people who either went...

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6 simple everyday practices to embrace Karma Yoga

“Action is movement with intelligence, the world is filled with movement. What the world needs is more conscious movement, more action.” – B.K.S. Iyengar Traditionally, a yogi would renounce the world and live in a community setting like an ashram or monastery. They would dedicate their lives to spirituality, yoga, meditation and serving others. Yogis were not socialites by any measure. This...

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