Yoga as a complementary treatment in mental disorders

It is only in the last two decades that mental health professionals have started looking at yoga as a possible treatment option for various psychiatric disorders. The introduction of yoga as an alternative and/or complementary treatment for patients with psychiatric

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Yoga & Science Not So Far Apart

Previously, there seemed to be a huge gap between Oneness and the Ultimate Reality as understood in the scriptures and as understood by science. However, we live in a time where science is finally moving away from its limited focus

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Is Yoga a religion?

While Yoga may be in Religions, the many Yoga practices with body, breath and mind, along with their transcendent goal of direct experience, are generally neither characteristic of Religions, nor typically practiced by the adherents of Religions. Yoga is contained

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Desires Colour Your Emotions

There seems to be no limit to the diversity of our desires. However, all of them operate in only two directions — either we want something or some outcome, or we want to avoid something or some outcome. Every desire

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7 Keys to Practice

One way of making the Yoga Sutras simpler and more accessible is to initially focus on a small number of the more straightforward, practical suggestions that contain foundation principles and practices. Following are seven such practices that will open the

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Maslow’s Needs Hierarchy and Advanced Yoga Psychology

According to Yoga Psychology, there are three additional levels of development, experience, or being, which are beyond the five primary needs of Maslow’s Needs Hierarchy. Abraham Maslow introduced a model of developmental psychology that has become extremely well known not

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Yoga Meditation : Passage to a relaxed being

Keeping stress away may not be possible all the time, but one can always mitigate it. The ideal therapy is Yoga Meditation, a systematic process in which you work with the more external aspects of your being, and then move

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Time and Place for Yoga Meditation

Choose a time that works for you : The time you choose should be comfortable for you, and should fit in with your daily schedule and the schedule of others. Ideally, the better times for meditation are early morning or

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