Words of Wisdom from a Nobel Prize Winner: Andre Gide

Andre Gide was a prolific French writer who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1947. He died four years later, at the age of 81. Gide lived a controversial life – travelling widely and committing whole-heartedly to exploring the internal life as well. His work explored on-going tensions between a strict artistic discipline,

Is Yoga a Religion or a Philosophy?

Welcome to Part 14 of The Seeker’s Story, where Namit continues his exploration into yoga philosophy. This week, he discusses why yoga is not a religion but philosophy. Previous Chapters: Chapter 1 & 2 – Yoga Sutra – A Seeker’s Story Part 1. Chapter 3 –      What is Yoga? Chapter 4 –    

What is Maya, or Illusion?

Welcome to Part 15 of The Seeker’s Story, where Namit continues his exploration into yoga philosophy. This week, he discusses Maya or Illusion. What is that exactly and how are we deluded? Previous Chapters: Chapter 1 & 2 – Yoga Sutra – A Seeker’s Story Part 1. Chapter 3 –      What is Yoga? Chapter

Do You Want to Make a Million and Mediate on it too?

Our popular contributor Kara-Leah takes a look at two interesting books that cross the barriers between yoga & meditation and business.  by Kara-Leah Grant Author of Forty Days of Yoga – Breaking down the barriers to a home yoga practice.   Every now and then, you read a book that stops you in your tracks. It

What are the Eight Limbs of Yoga?

Welcome to Part 13 of The Seeker’s Story, where Namit continues his exploration into yoga philosophy. This week, he discusses the eight limbs, or branches, of yoga. Previous Chapters: Chapter 1 & 2 – Yoga Sutra – A Seeker’s Story Part 1. Chapter 3 –      What is Yoga? Chapter 4 –      Yoga’s

What do Yoga and Physics Have in Common?

Our popular contributor Kara-Leah shifts focus this week, looking at how yoga and physics have more in common than you might think.  by Kara-Leah Grant, Forty Days of Yoga – Breaking down the barriers to a home yoga practice. Both yogis and physicists both seek to understand the true nature of reality – one looks outward and one

Why a State of Balance is Important for Enlightenment

Welcome to Part 12 of The Seeker’s Story, where Namit continues his exploration into yoga philosophy. This week, he discusses what balance means in the context of yoga and the road to enlightenment. Previous Chapters: Chapter 1 & 2 – Yoga Sutra – A Seeker’s Story Part 1. Chapter 3 –      What is Yoga?