One of the best things we can do for our children is to expose them sufficiently to nature and all the elements. During our camps we see many of the kids struggling with these little little things — they shudder stepping in the forest because of thorns or want to kill an insect the moment … Continue reading Why Srishti?
In yoga we say, ‘If you take a morsel of food, you must chew it twenty-four times.’ There is a lot of science behind this, but essentially, one thing is your food gets pre-digested in your mouth and will not cause dullness in your system. Another thing is, if you chew twenty-four times, the information … Continue reading Agni 1 – Chew Every Morsel of Food At least 24 Times
My first attempt at teaching kids was back in 2010 — this was not a choice I had made! Ever since then, my eyes light up whenever I get an opportunity to spend time with kids — I consider these young ones as my mentors, who showed me how I should be. Continue reading Why Teaching Kids?
In the last few years, one ritual that I have strived to keep is that of going into silence at the Isha center every 3 months or so. This involves cutting yourself off from all communication and just being on your own. So when you are in silence and no other external distractions, you get … Continue reading From 20 mins a Day to 24 Hours Yoga!
It is difficult to understand why would someone want to wear themselves out or dissolve rather than enhance themselves — devotees always appear to be crazy people. Doing prostration (Sashtang Namaskars) for 52 kms at an altitude of over 15000 ft is definitely not a joke and it’s hard to imagine what kind of strength … Continue reading Kailash — Dissolving Yourself!