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Yoga is inherently a cleansing practice. Committing to a regular meditation and asana practice purges our bodies of toxins: physical, spiritual and emotional. The agni, or fire, of our practice,… Read More→
Balance begins from the inside out and the ability to stay steady depends on a variety of factors, whether you’re in Tree Pose (Vrikshasana), Boat Pose (Navasana), Eagle Pose (Garudasana) or a… Read More→
The enneagram, a powerful tool for therapy and creativity used by counselors and artists alike, identifies personality characteristics through a system of nine interconnected points called enneatypes (also referred to… Read More→
Privilege: This term has recently made its way around the yoga blogosphere, but it’s worth asking: What is privilege, anyway? Any why should yogis care?Our Sponsors YogaDirectBuy one get one… Read More→
Most of us begin each new year with a resolution—a pledge to accomplish something or change something about ourselves, whether it be our weight, exercise regime or TV consumption habits. For budding… Read More→
How does the physical practice of yoga, compared with meditation, affect your brain? In a recent fMRI study, researchers observed greater resting state functional connectivity (i.e., an index of brain… Read More→
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Whether humanity will consciously follow the law of love, I do not know. But that need not disturb me. The law will work just as the law of gravitation works, whether we accept it or not. The person who discovered the law of love was a far greater scientist than any of our modern scientists. Only our explorations have not gone far enough and so it is not possible for everyone to see all its workings.