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THE UNSUCCESSFUL LIFE

One often wonders what “to be successful” is. While growing up one is encouraged to be successful in life and we are told, by hard work and determination, we can be as successful as we wish. We are motivated; we are inspired; we are given examples of people who by sheer determination and effort ...

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Gita As Guide For Success, Happiness & Fulfilment

All appliances have instructions manuals. Even the best gadget can lead to disaster if not used properly. You are born with highly sophisticated equipment within. Do you know how it functions? Is it not important to have a manual that helps you use it well? The Bhagwad Gita could help as it gives yo...

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Are you sure this is Yoga?

Yoga has huge presence on Social Media. This thanksgiving there were many teachers who posted their pictures on instagram in supta kurmasana as it gave a look of turkey, quite a hit virally but did that really inspired or left many yogi with tangled limbs? On social media, Yoga definition has mor...

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My Yoga Experience

A tension in my neck was more disturbing than a tension in my head going past few months. I am a Software Engineer and pain in the neck is consequence of my profession that bounds me to have prolonged hours of sitting in front of Laptops without any ergonomic ethics.   The non-sleeping hours...

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The Day is Over

It took me almost three days to reach the small isolated village perched amidst the green hills. Thankfully, I had found a villager, a young boy around 16, on my way up; otherwise it could have taken more time. We reached there by late evening and the boy ensured that I had a roof over my head for t...

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Chanting, really an aid to meditation and managing mind?

We always talk about yoga and breathing, a beautiful combination for immersing deep into a yoga asana but what about breathing and chanting, let's hear it from Chitra Ganesh, Vedic chanting and yoga teacher, in the tradition of Krishnamacharya and TKV Desikachar. hmy : What exactly is a mantra an...

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Yoga and the Root of Life

“The wondrous mushroom is in the body and not on a sacred mountain.”  - The Carved Text On The Recovery of the Genuine Breath Life has a root. This root made it possible for us to grow and take shape in this world. It stretches back to the moment of conception and links our existen...

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The Most Important Investment You Will Ever Make.

What does your investment portfolio look like? Maybe you’ll tell me you have stocks and shares or maybe even an apartment, but did you ever consider that your greatest asset— is yourself. Nothing drives higher returns than higher asset base and the only way to ensure that is to invest in your ...

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Re-visit Basics of Yoga with Louise Ellis

The world is shifting towards social media Challenging Yoga, that intimidates all of us, let’s have a quick chat with Louise Ellis, on how beautification of external appearance of yoga poses has overshadow the basic concept of yoga – Set an Intention before practice, Use of Drishti and Surrend...

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The Power of Your Subconscious Mind

“I didn’t know I wasn’t unwrapping a gift book but another beautiful world to explore”.   The Power of Your Subconscious mind, Joseph Murphy, a brilliant farewell gift by my teacher, Seema Sondhi, after completion of my teacher training course with her. With this book, she ...

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