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

Oh India!

I’m only a few days away from going back to India where I will be staying until Christmas (at least). Before going back there though, I would like to take the time to write about my first trip to India and evaluate some of things that I have learned. When I first arrived in India last…

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

Parmarth Niketan Ashram

I have been looking for places to go to continue my yoga education and I find personal blogs written by people very useful when doing such searches. This made me realise that before I go any further with my personal journey, I should write about my experience at Parmarth Niketan Ashram so that others can…

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…