We recently interviewed Dr. Kathy Kangarloo, the creator of Shakti Mela to know more about this spiritual event thats is especially created for women. Here is all that you need to know about the Shakti Mela – a joyous convention and International Women’s Yoga Conference.
Get ready to find true spiritual awakening in the new year as the International Yoga Week is being reprised in Rishikesh from the 1st to 7th of March, 2015. Located in the state of Uttarakhand in India, Rishikesh has long been considered the ‘Yoga Capital’ of the world, with people arriving here from all parts of the world in search of solace and answers to their questions about life and divinity. Continue reading
Ayurveda is an ancient and traditional practice of medicine, which has originated from the Indian subcontinent. This branch of science focuses on natural remedies for the treatment of ailments and believes in the harmony and balance of the physical body with the worldly elements. The system of medicine is based on ancient scripts written in the ancient language of Sanskrit, which have been translated and added to over the years. Although this system is not practiced globally, it is widely followed in India and Sri Lanka. Numerous Ayurvedic chemists have sprung up across these countries, and the study of Ayurveda is being made more professional and officially recognized. Gradually, this science is finding its way into the western world, and may pick up momentum. Continue reading
‘Om’… this monosyllable is more than just a sound in India. It is known as the eternal sound, a mystical symbol originating from Sanskrit, an all-encompassing entity. Sacred to all the religions in India, Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism and Jainism, Om is an incantation made at the beginning and end of the practice of one of the world’s oldest life sciences – the art of Yog, or today commonly known as Yoga. Continue reading