Quote Of The Day

Meditation is experience of nothingness.

04 Feb 2023

aho bata mahat pāpaṁ kartuṁ vyavasitā vayam |
yad rājya-sukha-lobhena hantuṁ sva-janam udyatāḥ ||

In today’s modern times, wherever one looks one is surrounded by rampant consumerism. There is plenty of everything for those with the means to buy it. Exotic foods from all over, the most advanced gadgets, the latest gizmos – anything and everything is available at the click of a button! Everything comes with a handy how-to-use manual, whether it is a mobile phone, a washing machine or a mixie. But when it comes to understanding life and the purpose...

As per sage Patanjali, yoga is an eight-fold path. It is like climbing a staircase which has eight steps: yama, niyama, asana, pranayama, pratyahara, dharana, dhyana and the final step is samadhi. In order to become a yogi, the aspirant needs to follow these eight limbs, meticulously and step by step. To many people, yoga means just asanas. Thus, they jump straight into the practice of asanas without understanding what the word ‘yoga’, actually means. That is why even...