yoga of eating food

Yoga of Eating Food with Hands

Eating food with hands is a part of tradition, culture, ritual and health based on the concept of Pancha Karma Indriya (five organs of action) and Pancha Jnana Indirya (five organs of senses) of Yoga and Ayurveda in India.The food intake is not merely a way to satisfy the hunger, 
but to sublimate the senses and infuse satisfaction. 
It is a way to nourish the inner Self.Traditionally, the six tastes (sweet, salty, pungent, astringent, sour and bitter) and
varied food items are served all together
on one platter (called Thali) which
immediately [...]

practice of contentment
contentment practice

The Practice of Contentment

There are few truths that can either uplift or frighten us to the core, and one of them is the simple fact that “Everything changes.”  When we are experiencing an uncomfortable circumstance, just knowing that constant change is inevitable can give us the courage and hope to weather the most difficult storm.  However when we are enjoying life, the mere thought of having it change in some way or even possibly all go away can be terrifying.  We spend our time trying to recreate, or avoid recreating the past.  [...]

yoga for women

Yoga for Women

“Disease can only take hold in the female body when her Shakti energy is impaired and runs counter to the rhythms of Mother moon” Maya TiwariWe all come to yoga for different reasons.  We seek increased strength in our muscles, openness in our tissues, spiritual understanding and healing. As women in western cultures, we have been sold the belief that we can do it all, raise a family and run a household, work, be lover, friend, sister, and daughter.  We work to maintain our responsibilities and the health of [...]