By Andre Haralyi M.A., C-IAYT Duḥkha The word duḥkha literally means “bad space,” and is commonly associated with the feeling of suffering, uneasiness, uncomfortableness, unpleasantness, difficulty, pain, sorrow, and trouble.
By Andre Haralyi, M.A., C-IAYT The Bhagavad-Gītā or “Lord’s Song” consists of eighteen chapters of the sixth book of the Mahābhārata called Bhīshma-parvan (Book of Bhīshma). The eighteen-book Mahābhārata, written
By Christopher Key Chapple One text often not included in discussions of the healing powers of Yoga is the Yogavāsiṣṭha, a text that, building on its earlier forms including the Mokṣopāya, reached its current form probably in the 12th century
By Andre Haralyi, M.A., C-IAYT The word “Yoga” derives from the Sanskrit root √yuj, meaning to yoke, to harness, to bind together, to hold fast, or to unify, but it has been used in a variety of ways over centuries to describe
By Andre Haralyi, M.A., C-IAYT Yoga therapy is a holistic discipline that aims to help in the prevention, treatment, and palliative care of those suffering from a variety of physical, physiological, and psychological health conditions or simply to improve overall
By Andre Haralyi, M.A., C-IAYT The sacred syllable Oṁ represents the primordial sound, the infinite cosmic vibration, the pulse of the universe, the Absolute/Supreme (Brahman)* and therefore the means of Its meditation. It is considered the oldest and most venerated
By Andre Haralyi, M.A., C-IAYT In the Western world “Self-realization” is understood as the fulfillment of one’s own potential. As Erich Fromm said “Man’s main task in life is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is.”
By Andre Haralyi, M.A., C-IAYT Yoga therapy is a holistic discipline that aims to help in the prevention, treatment, and palliative care of those suffering
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