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Prana (life energy) and samskara

What is prana? Prana: commonly referred to as ‘life force’ or ‘life energy’, prana can be thought of as the energy that animates life. Contained within the breath, yet far more subtle than the breath, prana is the vibration and circulation of life along the energetic...

How to sit in meditation

The mental and physical aspects of meditation Meditation is a mental phenomenon, yes, but it’s also very much a physical one. When we meditate we do so by assuming a particular physical meditation posture and it is this posture that lays the foundation for our...

8 Approaches to Yoga

Beneath the broad umbrella of ‘yoga’ are a myriad of approaches that, while different in their appearance, point to the same place; the common goal of self transcendence. This being the case, we can think of these disparate approaches or schools like the spokes of a...