Category Archives: General Philosophy

Yoga is Union

Yoga is Union

D373rmYoga is a Sanskrit word that comes from the root, “yuj” which means “to join together.”  Simply put, Yoga means “union.” In many ways the term Yoga is similar to the English term, “communion.” It refers to the state of … Full Story

The Essence of Integral Yoga

The Essence of Integral Yoga

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Traditionally there are five separate Yogas. Each, like a spoke of a wheel, leads to the hub, to oneness or union with the Divine. Hatha, the way of the body; Raja, the way of the mind; Karma, … Full Story

An Introduction to Yoga

An Introduction to Yoga

Yoga is the traditional physical and mental disciplines aiming at keeping the mind and body healthy and fit. Yoga is closely related to meditative practices in Buddhism and Hinduism. In Hinduism, Yoga also refers to one of the six orthodox … Full Story

History of Yoga: An Overview

History of Yoga: An Overview

The history of Yoga in India is long yet copious with its pregnant past. In the Indian yogic culture, the first yogic Guru or the Adi Guru is regarded as Lord Shiva. Shiva in yogic practice is known as the … Full Story

Yoga’s Philosophical Systems

Yoga’s Philosophical Systems

Yogic Philosophy

Indian philosophy on spirituality is intricately much deeper and rich than anywhere else. The strong roots have not only been preserved by the Indian culture and traditions since thousands of years, but have also spread to the western … Full Story

What is Yoga?

What is Yoga?



 

AutobioOfAYogi

By Paramhansa Yogananda

 

When Autobiography of a Yogi first appeared in 1946, it was acclaimed as a landmark work in its field. The New York Times hailed it as “a rare account.” Newsweek pronounced it “fascinating.” The San Francisco Chronicle… Full Story

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