A Story From Buddha’s Life
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Once Buddha was in an assembly when a man walked in looking furious. He thought Buddha was doing something wrong. He was a restless businessman and he had found that his children were spending hours with Buddha when they could … Read More

Avidya – Ignorance
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Our minds have gross and subtle thought patterns (vrittis). And these vrittis are either colored (klishta) or uncolored (aklishta). Because of these colored thought patterns we cannot see an object in its real form but through our mind’s modifications regarding … Read More

Sankalpa
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Sankalpa is a sanskrit word which means intention,desire,will,purpose… In yoga practices, sankalpa generally works much more efficiently with Yoga Nidra. While nidra means “sleep,” it is actually a process of awakening your true nature. Yoga nidra systematically relaxes the body and … Read More

Effortlessness in Asana
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Handstand press, hanuman, rolling from ushtrasana to chindstand…But how do you find the effortlessness in all these asanas? Actually we need to start this topic with a more important question; do you aim to find the effortlessness in the asana … Read More

Life Changing Lessons From Dalai Lama
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1- Despite the superficial differences between us, we need to have a sense that all 7 billion human beings belong to one human family. 2- Fear that makes us run from a mad dog is useful and necessary, whereas fear … Read More

Great shamanic ritual – Mongolia
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We were on our way to Shaman’s Temple before sunrise. We took our rain jackets with us because they said ”In the Great Ritual shamans will make it rain”. In the west it looks like myth but shamans can control … Read More

8 Limbs of Yoga and Yamas
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When we think about practicing yoga, we mostly think about asana which is the third limb of yoga according to Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras. There are 8 limbs of yoga so there are many things to practice besides asana if you … Read More

Athos Mountain Retreat – Greece
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Retreat in Athos (Holy) Mountain has just finished. You can stay here only with permission and women are not allowed because this is a practicing place for men only. Athos is not an island but still you can come here … Read More

Ego – False Selfe
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Nobody enters in our life coincidentally nor do events happen by accident. Every event we experience and every person we meet has intentionally been put in our path for telling us something. They serve to increase our awareness and raise … Read More

You Cannot Un-Be What You Are
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You are One. You are the singular being. And, therefore, you cannot see you. What you can see are only the projections that appear in your mind —and some of those projections you take to be yourself. While growing up … Read More

5 ways to Relieve Stress
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1- Say ”I love you” to people around you. When you spread your love, you will release your bliss, which in turn will relieve the stress away from your body. 2- Feed the animals on the street. Feed the birds, … Read More

Does Anger Protect You?
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Mistake: USING ANGER TO FIGHT ANGER It may be that if you remain a humble, honest, and contented person, some of your friends, neighbors, coworkers, or rivals will take advantage of you. Simply allowing this to happen may be counterproductive … Read More

Is Happiness What We Really Want?
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We are all trying to do or reach up to something to become happy. But is Happiness really what we want? Or are we simply seeking for peace? When we are trying to become happy, we are directly becoming unhappy … Read More