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Learn more about the yoga philosophy

How can Yoga be more than just a physical practice of different postures and breathing? What else can our Yoga practice do for us and what are the reasons that we practice besides improved physical well-being? In this section you can learn more about the background of the Yoga practice and its philosophical aspects.

December: Presents & Presence

This time of year is special in many ways. It’s a time that can be...

8 Limbs of the Ashtanga Path

8 limbs of the Ashtanga Path The 8-fold path, Asthanga (from ashta– eight, and tanga...

November: Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras – Pada 2

Sadhana Pada  sadhana = practice; sadhaka = the one, who practises Chapter 2 of the Patanjali...

October: Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras Pada 1

Patanjali In Indian mythology there is a beautiful legend about the sage Patanjali, who is...

September: Surrender

Chiana surrendering in Kerala. No telephone, no internet, no traffic; the boat is gliding through the...

August: Awareness

“You are not a drop in the ocean, you are a whole ocean in a...

July: Sukha Dukha

“Sukha” is Joy, “Dukha” is suffering. Buddha elaborates this beautifully in his “Four Noble Truths”:...

June: Durga

Durga – Goddess of Strength, Power and Courage That moment when you say “I can’t...

May: Authenticity

Authenticity – be yourself! Once upon a time … … there lived a yogi the...

April: Freedom

When I walk barefoot through the grass and throw the ball for our dogs I...

March: Shiva

The Great Yogi – Who is Shiva? So far this year we have been blessed...

February: Lakshmi

Wealth, Fortune, Prosperity – Who is Lakshmi? Having begun the New Year under the care...