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
Whenever you start something new, a million doubts could arise in your mind — will it work? Would this be better than what I was doing earlier? Would people ridicule this? What would they think about me? I have never done something like this before. Would I end up losing whatever I have? Maybe I should do this later when I’m in a better situation? Like this, so many uncomfortable questions could arise which make you think whether you should do it or not. Continue reading Doing what you truly care about!
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!