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Category: Wisdom



 

Nourish Your Soul: Q&A with Marni Sclaroff

Sometimes, a sense of disconnection with who we really are sends us searching—for depth, for meaning, for reconnection. “Who am I?” is a question that has been…

Non-Greed (Aparigraha): The Folly of Craving

If you’ve ever taken a class with Swami Karunananda, you know that she is a Raja Yoga master and a fantastic storyteller. That’s why we couldn’t miss…

 
 

Go with the Flow

Go with the Flow By Trace Sahaja Bonner of Holy Cow Yoga “Go with the flow!” We hear this phrase often as advice when we are struggling…

The Power of Sanskrit: A Vlog with Gita Zember

As a Yoga student and practitioner, you may have heard about kirtan, mantras, and the Sanskrit language. But you may still be wondering, “What’s it all about,…

 
 

Exchange Blame for Bliss with Ahimsa

Ahimsa, often translated as nonviolence, is the first Yama (ethical guideline or precept) of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras.  It is one of the foundations of Yoga and something…

Unlock Your Potential: Master Keys to Happiness

What if someone handed you the keys to a peaceful, joyful life? Would you use them to unlock your full potential? Mitra Somerville offers two helpful practices…

 
 

Cultivate Self-Love!

In last week’s blog, Sampada Desai espoused the benefits of self-compassion. We followed up with her to learn simple and effective daily practices for cultivating self-love. Since…

A Healthy Dose of Self-Compassion

In the following interview, psychotherapist, yogini, and laughter Yoga leader Sampada Desai makes a powerful argument for why it is beneficial to be kind to ourselves. Throughout…

 
 

Yama and Niyama: The Foundation of Spiritual Life

Helpful Hints for the Practice of Yama and Niyama By Swami Karunananda The first two limbs of Raja Yoga are called yama and niyama. They consist of…

Ahimsa in the Workplace: Finding Harmony

The yamas and niyamas of the Yoga Sutras form the ethical and moral guidelines for yogis and yoginis who aim to practice Yoga in all aspects of…

 

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