Being Vegetarian…

I guess it’s true what they say. No matter how much you think you have control over things, in the end you can’t be sure what the future holds. We embrace on to imaginative ideas about who we are and what we will become, but the truth is

TEACHERS, Finally!

2015 was dedicated to yoga. The journey began in January and the ending in December couldn’t have been better. Looking back now I don’t think I could have done one year in any better way and there is no way I could have

One fine morning…

When we were living in Mcleodganj, I had a favourite ‘go-to’ spot there. It was a  bench on a walking path right next to the Dalai Lama’s temple. After a visit to the temple I would usually walk down to this spot to just sit, look at the valley of Dharamsala and contemplate on life….

As You Sow, So Shall You Reap

A while ago, I took up a course at the Tushita Meditation Centre  in Mcleodganj, India. The course is called ‘introduction to Buddhism’. This, after Parmarth Ashram, was the next

10 Ways to Perfect Your Yoga Practice

To feel the great power of yoga spiritually and physically, yoga needs to become a lifestyle rather than just an exercise routine. Only when we start planning our days around yoga, do we actually begin to realise all the benefits of this practice. There are many things that you can do to progress; here are 10 essential habits that…

Yoga Diary

This post is a little analytical. I have been practicing yoga for a while now and it is time to see what progress I have made, and the reasons for which I actually started yoga, have I accomplished them at all or not. I went to Rishikesh, mainly

The Only Way to Find Out is to Try Out

India. I never really thought about India before. After having spent over 4 months I can now say that whatever preconceived notions I had about India, were wrong. Before coming here, many of my friends or relatives tried to warn me. “Be careful Ben… you know many people who go to India are

Yujyate Anena Iti Yogah

It is obvious that my first post would be an introduction to yoga as it is also an introduction to my first real experience of yoga. By real experience, I mean yoga not just as an exercise but yoga the wholesome spiritual way. In Sanskrit yoga is defined as, YUJYATE ANENA ITI YOGAH This means, yoga…