Monthly Archives: January 2015

There begins the real learning

“The mind is fresh while getting into the asana. Once, the asana is attempted, with joy of achievement one forgets to release the asana with the same control of mind.   Therefore, one has to develop a kind of calmness of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramhansa Yogananda

The release of the movie “Awake: The Life of Yogananda” recently sparked my interest in the history of this yogi who brought Hindu spirituality to the West.  I’m embarrassed to admit, I had his “Autobiography” on my book shelf for … Continue reading

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Come back to the Mat Mama’s!

Welcome back to the Mat Mama’s! Have you ever seen a newborn baby do a backbend? Where they arch their back and open their chest while their legs are crossed in swastikasana or extended? A perfect Setu Bandha-heart full of … Continue reading

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