A skilled yogi blossoms even while living in the three gunas, just as a lotus flower blossoms in muddy waters.

Art of Silence Course Toronto, Canada [caption id="attachment_29601" align="aligncenter" width="2016"] First ever 'Yoga Immersion Weekend  Course' in Dallas, USA[/caption] [caption id="attachment_media-90" align="alignnone" width="6875"] Sri Sri Yoga Level 2  in Bay Area, USA[/caption] Keen and Sincere Yogis In all the courses above, the course participants were very sincere and eager to learn, which made the...

Can spiritual practices really lead to enlightenment? I have been doing my practices for  over 25 years regularly and sincerely. I undoubtedly see many benefits, but I don't see myself anywhere near enlightenment. I also do seva regularly and have sincere devotion in my heart. I don't know what's missing. Could...

[caption id="attachment_29514" align="alignnone" width="750"] Does a rock have Spirit? It must, if we believe that the Spirit is omnipresent. [/caption] [caption id="attachment_29513" align="alignnone" width="1280"] A rock represents ancient vastness, stability, and strength.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_29510" align="aligncenter" width="600"] There is beauty hidden in a rock, a seeker finds it.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_29516" align="alignnone" width="1310"] There is a...

  You May Have Developed Some Wrong Habits Your body likes to move in the direction of the least resistance, or the way it becomes accustomed to. You walk, sit, stand, bend, and carry things in a habitual way, which may be the wrong way, such as, using one side of your...

Greetings from the Canadian Ashram! Today it's a beautiful Fall day here. You are precious. Don't keep hurting yourself. Regardless of the reason, whenever you are upset or angry you are hurting yourself physically, mentally, and emotionally. It is so ironic that in the process of becoming happier and making things better, you...

Ahimsa : The first principle of yoga "When you become non-violent in your actions, speech, and thoughts, the violence drops in your presence." says Patanjali. You become dear to all kingdoms of life, here and beyond.   The Words Are Not The True Knowledge Just as milk contains butter in it but the milk itself...