Just a few minutes of practice at the end of a long day can help stretch and relax sore muscles. Practiced regularly, yoga can be a powerful way to relieve anxiety and cope with everyday stress.
Eldest of the Kaurava brothers in the epic Mahabharata. Dualities; the pairs of opposites e. Dvapara or Dwapara Yuga Dwaapara Yuga: The third of the four yugas in the Hindu religion. Lord Krishna belongs to this period.
Dualism; two types, or two-fold. The tendency to fix our attention on one thing at a time. One-pointed mind; one path. A Persian term for a spiritual condition. Also, destroyed or sacrificed. Mergence; dissolution of the self. The lover in Farhad and Shirin, one of the most popular ancient love stories of the Middle East.
Birthplace of Lalaji Maharaj. City in Uttar Pradesh about sixty kilometres from the birthplace of Babuji in Shahjahanpur.
A mattress for sitting on the floor. In politics, the expression "to aspire for the gaddi" means to seek to be the leader of an organization. Mother of the Kaurava brothers in the epic Mahabharata. The river Ganges; considered to have holy properties including the ability to wash away sins.
One of the Vedic mantras.
Teaching of the Gayathri mantra. Bashfulness; shame; feeling oneself to be at fault. Passages in the Upanishads where the relationship between individual Soul and the Supreme Soul is spoken of. A measurement of time, 24 minutes. The Bhagavad Gita, Song of God.
Divine knowledge given to Arjuna by Lord Krishna in the epic Mahabharata. Group of cow-herd girls famous for their unconditional love of Lord Krishna. One who leads a worldly life; a householder. Conditions of a household life.
The three qualities of Nature in Indian schools of philosophy: Master, who transmits light, knowledge; a spiritual teacher. Fellow disciple; a brother disciple who has the same guru. Offering to the guru by the disciple for training received, generally at the end of the training.
Disciples who obey the commands of the Master in all matters and try to submit to his will in all possible ways.
The founder of the Sikh religion and the first of the Sikh gurus. He lived in the 15th and 16th centuries. People who become devoted to the Master's physical form.
Guru Purnima Guru Poornimaa: Auspicious day to be in the physical presence of your guru. The full moon day of the Hindu calendar month of Ashad, in July or August.Dear Twitpic Community - thank you for all the wonderful photos you have taken over the years.
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jiva or jivatma (jivaatmaa). aalayam: Tamil word for a Hindu temple.. aavarana or avaran: Layers of grossness; coverings. How Yoga Teacher Training Benefits the Body, Mind & Spirit by Nicole Doherty / Form, Heritage, Inspire / 29 Jul As a yoga teacher, I get many questions about the benefits of yoga teacher training programs.
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The article theorizes the embodied experience of a¯sana (‘yoga postures’), drawing on ethnographic research with Western practitioners in India and Australia and on the author’s own practice.