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

Shivaratri,  a religious and spiritual festival celebrated by Hindus all over the world , is also a very important day for the seekers on the path of yoga. Shiva is the source of all that there is, including the knowledge of yoga. Shiva means the ‘Consciousness’, and ratri means ‘night’ A seeker, on this day (and night) makes a conscious effort to remember that he is not just the body, thoughts, or feelings, which are temporary and ever-changing.  He remembers that, instead, he is a part of the pure Consciousness that is Non-changing, Immortal and Eternal.  He remembers this with honor and...