The Bindu Magazine was a periodical on yoga and meditation published by the Scandinavian Yoga and Meditation School. They produced the magazine from the early seventies to the beginning of the two-thousands. In this article, you will learn everything you need to know about Bindu and about where you can find the best articles from it today.
This is the story of how I managed to naturally heal a stubborn inflammation, thanks to meditation, exercise and an anti-inflammatory diet. I went from hardly being able to bend my legs to being back in the full lotus pose within two months.
Integral yoga is a union of several classical yoga paths. However, people often think of it as yoga poses plus pranayama and meditation. In this post, I will examine what integral yoga is precisely. I will look at where it comes from and how some yoga styles use the term to describe their teachings.
Let's have a thorough look at why some meditation teachers discourage us to meditate in the late evening. Precisely, what is the problem with meditating before bedtime? What are the consequences we might suffer and are the fears justified?
Is there an ideal moment for deep-relaxation? In this post, I will explore just that. I will look into the best time of the day and several other factors that determine when it is best to practice yoga nidra for you.
There are a few different ways to place your fingers to close your nostrils for nadi shodhana. This article will cover the best options available and describe what benefits they each have and why. Having read it you will know everything you need about how to close your nostrils for the alternate breath.
Antar Mauna is a powerful meditation that consists of several distinct techniques that you practise in a sequence. Each step trains your mind differently. The meditation helps you undo identifying with your mind's content and instead connect with the peaceful silence underlying all thoughts. This article will teach you all you need to know about the Antar Mauna meditation, including how to practise it by yourself.
Satyananda Yoga or Bihar Yoga is the most prominent yoga school in northern India. It is a modern yoga style, yet firmly rooted in the yogic tradition. Satyananda Yoga offers a complete and coherent system of practices that makes it possible to explore yoga in depth. This article will explain everything you need to know about the Satyananda method and what it is that makes it so powerful.
Whether or not yoga can be authentic is a hot topic that stirs up emotion. Authentic yoga implies that there could also be inauthentic yoga, and no yoga practitioner or teacher is keen on belonging to that category. Therefore, many reject the idea of authentic yoga. But I think authenticity is relevant because it has to do with honesty and truthfulness. As yoga practitioners, it is in our interest to be authentic.
Dozing off while meditating can be both frustrating, embarrassing and demotivating. When you take time off to work with yourself, and you end up napping, it can feel like you are wasting your time. So how to stop falling asleep while meditating? Here are 15 tried and tested strategies to stay awake during meditation.
This article is about when and under what conditions you can start pranayama. I will let you know what I think is essential for taking up a practice and what I believe isn't. If you are new to yogic breathing exercises yourself, these are challenging waters to navigate. Most yoga teachers have shallow knowledge of pranayama. Whenever there is a lack of knowledge, fear tends to creep in.