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The Greatest Yoga Of All

Although "make love not war" may be the key to a better life it's sadly not what we see when we look around us. Imagine, as John Lennon said, what a wonderful world it would be if there were no wars and no suffering! How cool it would be!<p>There is nothing that could be more significant, helpful, or …

Mindfulness

Five easy yoga asanas

Yoga can have huge benefits for the body and the mind. It is so accessible and I truly believe everyone should do some form of yoga.<p>I wanted to share …

Yoga

The Holistic Benefits of Half Lord of the Fishes Pose

Half Lord of the Fishes Pose is a gentle yet highly beneficial pose to incorporate into your yoga practice.<p>Performing twists in yoga gives our bodies …

Sleep better after these 4 evening yoga poses

After a long, hectic workday, the only thing you want to do is hop in bed and hit the sheets. But for those of us who have a hard time getting to sleep at night, this is often easier said than done. While you might have tried different herbal teas, soothing sound machines and other sleep hacks -- …

Yoga

Sanskrit literature was as good as internet for ancient India

OPEN TO OPINION<p>A human lifetime is insufficient to read them all even if that was the only thing we did.<p>LIFE<p>| Commonsense Karma | 5-minute read | …

Yoga

Yogi Blues: The Bhagavad Gita & The Yoga of Despair

Popular wisdom, from doctors and moms alike, is that yoga and happiness go hand in hand. Photographs and renditions of enlightened yogis often wear beatific smiles. So ingrained is this image, of the peaceful, blissful yogi, that sometimes even dedicated practitioners are lured into a false …

Hinduism

15 Inspiring Photos of Yoga Around The World

Get inspired for the first annual International Yoga Day.<p>From India to Indiana, yogis around the world are preparing to celebrate the first ever …

Yoga