Tag: yogasutras

  • Brahmacharya (Celibacy)

    Brahmacharya (Celibacy)

    Article by M.P. Bhattathiri, Retired Chief Technical Examiner, to The Govt. of Kerala The importance of Brahmacharya is clearly explained in Yajurveda. In this modern life very few only understand this and practice it. All Vedas and other scriptures of Hinduism lay great emphasis regarding Brahmacharya. In vedic period a student is also known as…

  • The Great Initiations (22)

    The Great Initiations (22)

    Previous ★★★ Index ★★★ Next The light of yoga will illuminate Your path, Pilgrim to the Truth. The chalice is a vessel of the heart based on the solar plexus and open towards the thymus. The first stage of the journey is the flower of the cardiac plexus blooming right up. The whole luminosity of…

  • The Fundamentals of the Ethics of Yoga and Religion (11)

    The Fundamentals of the Ethics of Yoga and Religion (11)

    Previous ★★★ Index ★★★ Next Morality is an issue that raises a storm of controversy, not only in the circles of people who are interested in yoga, or practical religion, but also among ordinary, simple people, and even atheists. Ethics, or morality, generally deals with the attitude of a man to man, outlining sort of…

  • On Four Aspects of Practising Yoga (6)

    On Four Aspects of Practising Yoga (6)

    Previous ★★★ Index ★★★ Next Yoga, referred to as the process of stopping the thinking mind or the stream of psyche, as the exploration of one’s own self and independent transcending of one’s limitations until one attains the state of pure, translucent consciousness: this is a typical image conveyed by this first simple word. Aspects…

  • Dikshan. How One Starts Practising Yoga (4)

    Dikshan. How One Starts Practising Yoga (4)

    Previous ★★★ Index ★★★ Next If you carefully study the whole textbook of Patanjali, entitled „Yogasutra”, you will notice that the classical collection of teachings on pursuing the path is divided into four parts or series of teachings. It turns out that all traditions and spiritual schools, starting with Egypt and ending with India, divided…