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  • Five Element of Life

    The Five Elements of Nature and the Reasons to Balance them

    According to Hindu dharma, it is said that there are five elements that comprise of everything: Akash (space), Agni (fire), Jal (water), Prithvi (earth). We need to understand these five elements to understand the problems in life – be it about our relationship or financial issues or physical issues or mental issues or even our […]

  • Tamas Sattva Rajas

    Three Gunas that Hindu dharma talks about – Sattva, Rajas and Tamas

    According to Hindu dharma, the mind has three Gunas. They are the Sattva guna, which represents light, bliss, goodness; the Raja Guna which represents passion and motion; and Tamas Guna which represents darkness and inertia. Corresponding to these three Gunas are three Vritti – Santa Vritti, peace, comes from Sattva Guna, Ghora Vritti comes from […]

  • Yoga for Happiness

    Science says Yoga can make you happy – Psychological benefits of Yoga

    There is a new ongoing research on how our personal power can be unlocked by adopting some powerful body postures. The results have been varying, and how the reports claim that the positions used by certain politicians and other people with power can be difficult to replicate. However, a recent study conducted by theconversation.com states […]

  • Management and leadership lessons You Can Learn From Hindu Dharma

    We all know that Shiva and Indra were both gods. Shiva achieved his immortality by meditation or shall we say Tapasya. The Kama, the god of desire, was sacrificed during the Tapasya. Indra too achieved immortality by yagna by satisfying the Bhoga. When there is a desire for Bhoga, there will always be a yagna. […]

  • How did Yogis float in the air? – The art of levitation

    Before beginning with anything, we must internalize the concept that our body is not just a physical one, but instead, has five sheaths, known as Pancha Kosha. The external visualization is the annamaya kosha, the food sheath, and when we die, we leave this annamaya kosha and four koshas to go to other realms, depending […]

  • The Importance of Brahma Muhurta – The Ambrosial Hours

    Waking up is usually hard for some people. Either you pull an all-nighter, you’re addicted to social media to the point you barely get time to sleep on time, you actually work really hard or you’re a night owl. The 8-hour quota of sleep makes us hit the snooze button. But research backs our ancient […]

  • Dissecting various aspects of Yoga – Bhakti Yoga

    The everyday life suddenly seems mundane, the parties seem lifeless and the life lacks a purpose. Ted talks won’t help, and the journeys to temples don’t provide enough answers, the high from holidays don’t last long and even drinks and cigarette appeal. Is something wrong with me, we might ask. No, not physically, this is […]

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    10 Best Ashrams in India for Spiritual detoxification

    All across the world Indian culture is widely known for its richness and its diversity. Due to which hundreds of thousands of spiritual seekers from across the world are attracted towards the culture of Indian. Amongst all, definitely, the much appreciated and attractive one is Yoga and Meditation, which is a combination of the physical, […]

  • The Powerful and Effective Massage Techniques From The East

    Our bodies are toiling. The physical labor, the pollution, the low-grade food and the mental churning at the job and at home. The mental pressures churn us every day and that takes a toll on the physical form. And when the mind and body are not in the proper form our optimal capabilities are not […]

  • How to make Ayurveda an important source for good health

    Many of us make a common mistake of comparing Ayurveda with modern medicine and during the debate, limit our understanding of Ayurveda. For one, it is not only about offering a cure, so there is no need to compare it to an allopathic medicine only. And, on the other side, it is nothing about an […]

  • Astikas and Nastikas – The Philosophies of Hindu Dharma

    Philosophy is the theory of all things practical. Oh, the irony! The sum of individual experiences, knowledge, and reality. But isn’t it also the truth that each one sees, perceives and analyzes things differently. Based on such knowledge and life experience everybody can come to lead their own philosophies, some are labeled Orthodox some heterodox. […]

  • Raja Yoga

    Here is why Yoga is known as path to unite with God in Hindu Dharma

    Yoga is a Sanskrit word when translated to English means union. Yoga is the union between individual consciousness and the Infinite consciousness or God. Yoga is both spiritual and physical, which teaches that people should attempt to unite the individual spirit to God, to atman – the individual soul or essence of a person – […]