Bhagavad-gita on Transcending Oneness

Home Wellness Yoga Parshva Ekadashi: History and Observance What does it mean to really know someone? Many people think of God as an impersonal energy or oneness, but there is much more to Him than that. In this article, we explore the person beyond the oneness of the Absolute Truth. The Bhagavad-gita takes us beyond … Read more

Bhagavad-gita and the Yoga Ladder

Home Wellness Yoga Parshva Ekadashi: History and Observance Yoga and religion are synonymous. Both terms indicate a process meant to bring the practitioner into direct contact with the Supreme Being. In this article, we discuss the various grades of yoga practice which a progressive yogi passes through in order to attain the pinnacle of yoga: … Read more

Bhagavad-gita On Freedom

Home Wellness Yoga Parshva Ekadashi: History and Observance Freedom is a universal human value — the freedom of speech, the freedom to worship, the freedom to pursue a happy and fulfilling life. But what does freedom really mean? The Bhagavad-gita explains that true freedom comes from wisdom and self-realization. Misperception leads to bondage, and freedom arises from … Read more

Bhagavad-gita On Self-Realization

Home Wellness Yoga Parshva Ekadashi: History and Observance One should know the intimate relationship between science and faith. Without faith, there can be no knowledge. Doubt, the opposite of faith, destroys knowledge. In the absence of faith, one will simply continue to doubt until he is uncertain of everything, including his own existence. The Bhagavad-gita … Read more

Bhagavad-gita On Recognizing a Guru

Home Wellness Yoga Parshva Ekadashi: History and Observance A guru is one who is heavy with knowledge. The English word “gravity” shares a common origin with the Sanskrit word “guru.” The genuine spiritual teacher has deeply understood the deception of material happiness. He is always grave, never wasting time in frivolity or other childish behavior. … Read more

Bhagavad-gita On the Self, Karma, and Transmigration

Home Wellness Yoga Parshva Ekadashi: History and Observance Who are you? Beneath the layers of hair, skin tissue, blood, fat, and bone… what is there? Generations of philosophers and scientists have attempted to explain the phenomenon of consciousness. Notable among them was French sophist Renee Descartes, “I think, therefore I am.” But is that all you are? … Read more

What is Diwali and How to Celebrate It

Home Wellness Yoga What Is Diwali And How To Celebrate It Also known as the “Festival of Lights” and “Dipavali,” Diwali is one of the most widely celebrated holidays in Hinduism, and it’s even observed by some other major world religions.This year, the main day of Diwali falls on Friday, November 5, 2021. This is … Read more

WHAT IS THE BEST TYPE OF YOGA?

Home Wellness Yoga What Is The Best Type Of Yoga? Yoga is much more than a means of toning your legs and butt, or even quieting your anxious mind. Its real aim is to transform your consciousness from self-centered to God-centered. In yoga, we learn how to establish a conscious connection with the Absolute Truth. … Read more

WHAT IS BHAKTI?

Home Wellness Yoga What Is Bhakti? Along with words like “karma,” “yoga,” and “guru,” bhakti is another one of those Sanskrit words that has made its way into the English language over the past decades. In this article, we explore the original meaning of “bhakti” and why it’s an essential term to know for any … Read more