Category: Traditional Yoga

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Why Indigenous Names ARE important..

A recent article by Scientific American magazine introduced the term “Cardiac Coherence Breathing Exercise” in describing what a hundred generations of Hindus have known as Anuloma Viloma. The twitter space picked it up and scores of Occidental self declared yogis rushed to “defend the ramparts” against the demands of natives claiming that this was yet another example cultural appropriation.

From “Post Lineage Yoga” to “Post Scholar Yoga”… in 5 days ..

The importance of lineage can’t be underestimated. A lineage ensures that the accumulation of spiritual wisdom, of many lifetimes of experimentation are not lost. Until the arrival of the “Blind belief is king” ideologies approximately 1400 years ago, lineages were the organically evolved repositories of the accumulated learning of humanity.

Can Non Hindus “do Yoga” without “becoming Hindu”? No…. but

Can Non Hindus “do yoga” without becoming Hindu? This question is being asked with increasing frequency …. a “Hindu” answers… If you continue to practise yoga diligently, you will learn WHAT you are. You will become intimately familiar with your own body and in doing so become familiar with every body. When you continue, you …

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The bifurcation of Yoga and Sanatan Dharma continues ….

 “Separating Yoga from Hinduism, is like trying to separate Shiva from Shakti, water from wetness, love from life. A fools errand promoted by those who know of neither, but are intent on the destruction of both” Satish K Sharma For thousands of years Hindus have been practising what the west calls “Yoga” and what the …