Monthly Archives - June 2017

Ahimsa – The Golden Rule

We are living in an intensive time where consciousness is highly accelerated. At the same time, this rapidity exposes an equally intensive state of imbalance, where many layers of vulnerability in both urban and rural communities are exhibited. With the advent of globalization, the central force for human happiness, love, and nurturance has been severely compromised. And, with this central force compromised, the progressive deterioration of the human community has followed. In this state of deterioration we have become alienated from our roots—ancestral, seasonal, geographical, and archaeological. These roots [...]

What is the Significance of the Number 108 and Why is it so Important?

What is the significance of the number 108 in the yogic system? Sadhguru explains the relationship to one's chakras and the cosmic geometry. Yogi, mystic and one of the foremost authorities on yoga, Sadhguru is a spiritual master with a difference. An arresting blend of profundity and pragmatism, his life and work serves as a reminder that yoga is a contemporary science, vitally relevant to our times.Sadhguru: Yoga essentially understands aligning your system with the cosmic geometry. There is a certain geometry to the physical existence and to the [...]

PanchaKarma – Science of Detoxification in Ayurveda

IntroductionAyurveda is one of the oldest systems of medicines. It was preached, practiced and documented in the ancient times by omniscient sages. Ayurveda views disease as the natural end result of living out of harmony with our environment. And, it emphasizes on getting rid of toxins and re-establishing harmony and balance as the means of achieving optimal health in our body and mind.Treatment Modalities of AyurvedaThe two main types of treatment modalities in Ayurveda are Samshodhan Chikitsa (cleansing therapies) and Samshaman Chikitsa (pacifying therapies).Samshaman Chikitsa is done once the [...]

Prakriti – Balancing by Ayurveda

Prakriti literally means – 'The first creation'.Prakriti is our basic constitution – a unique blend of universal energies that came together to give us both your body type and temperament. It is determined at the moment of conception and relates to our genetically inherited physical and emotional qualities. Prakriti specifies the qualities, characteristics and tendencies that are stable. Prakriti is described by three Doshas – vata, pitta and kapha which are vaguely comparable with air, fire and earth element of the universe. Our Prakriti is determined by the balance [...]