“It has been said: ‘Stillness is the language God speaks, and everything else is a bad translation.’ Stillness is really another word for space. Becoming conscious of stillness [...]

The Dance of Light

“If we want to see anything in the outer world, in addition to keeping our eyes wide open, we need light – either sunlight or electric light or some other kind of light. But in the [...]

Winter Warming Asanas

The cold and sometimes overcast days of winter can wear on a person physically and emotionally. It is easy to get down and negative during winter if we don’t keep active and practice yoga [...]

The Silent River

By the river is meant the spinal cord of the body, which is man’s centre. It is known mystically as the Altar of Brahman and many philosophers have written about this centre and of how, if man [...]

Enlightenment is like a joke!

Seekers on the spiritual path often ask what enlightenment really means. What is enlightenment? I say, ‘Enlightenment is like a joke!’’ It’s like a fish in the ocean searching for the ocean. Once [...]

Passion in Practice

If you’re like me, yoga crept into your life surreptitiously. Yet the impact has been profound. With an old knee injury and my thirties creeping up, I unknowingly turned a corner and left [...]

The Journeyman

“Each morning, at the thought of the effort that I must expend to fully be myself and feel completely alive, my body tires and heart balks, the mind protests and ingrained self-defeating [...]

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