The teachings may vary, but the central teaching is always the same—to know our True Self.
Integral Yoga Teachings
Even when we are aware of our “busy–ness” to some degree, we feel unable to do much about it. We seem to have become human “doings” rather than human “beings”.
asanas and pranayama are needed to reach the goal of Raja Yoga (chitta vritti nirodaha).
Your association, your thoughts, your words, your music, your food, your exercises should all be producing a sattwic condition, a tranquil condition, to calm the mind and nerves.
By incorporating a meditative approach in your classes, you will help your students to go deeper in their practice.
the ‘I’ never changes. It is eternal, ever clean, ever pure. It is never born, never dies.
The greatest hindrance to feeling the body from within is the habit of putting emphasis on thinking. Hatha Yoga is not a thinking practice.
You are what you think. You can make yourself by thinking the right thoughts, or you can break yourself by thinking wrong thoughts.
Sri Gurudev often taught that when we make a fist and point a finger to blame someone else, there are three fingers pointing back at us