Category Archives: Practising Yoga

Detoxing – the path from dis-ease to vitality

In this post I am going to outline the whole enchilada as I know it, that is – how to get from poor health back to natural vitality, and the various states or stages involved – and in subsequent posts … Continue reading

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Green Cleanse Juice – a Sri Dharma recipe

Juicing, being a new Life of a Yogi initiate, and the path to self knowledge. I am working on pratyahara, or control of the senses. To that end I recently gave up all alcohol, in any form, at any time. … Continue reading

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In the words of my teacher what I do in the New Year sets the tone for the rest of the year

So I will not drink as part of the celebrations, & I will wake early to give thanks and prayers for the life I have, and the teachers in it. I will continue to find compassion in my heart and … Continue reading

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A more simple life

What I have done in my life is complicate it to extreme. when I look closely I see very well that I do this at a great cost. Once having seen this , I choose to do something different: I … Continue reading

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Copy your teacher physically and mentally!

Whoever your best teacher is, that is the person to copy! My Dharma Yoga teacher, Sri Dharma Mittra, always exhorts his students to copy what others are doing if they are doing it well. Copy mentally and physically. One of … Continue reading

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The Yama of Ahimsa

As I understand Ahimsa, there are two main expressions of it – the first being non violence – the command that one not kill, or do any violence against others in word, thought or deed, and the second is the … Continue reading

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Principles and practice of yoga – Vairagya

Dispassion – Vairagya – is said to be discrimination between the real and unreal. From ‘How to get Vairagya’ by Sri Swami Sivananda In my life dispassion is useful for observing my own actions. Without dispassion in the matter of … Continue reading

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