by Vikepashahabhuvah: Patanjali is regarded as a divine incarnation of the serpent Anantha, who is revered as the ‘supporter of the whole universe’. He is the Adhisesha of Lord Mahavishnu.
Osho: Yoga is not a religion-remember that. Yoga is not Hindu, it is not Mohammedan. Yoga is a pure science just like mathematics, physics or chemistry. Physics is not Christian physics is not Buddhist. If Christians have discovered the laws of physics, then too physics is not Christian.
by Swami Krishnananda: It is difficult to believe that the implications of the teachings of Patanjali can be easily grasped even by the highest academic intellect, because it is nothing but intricate practice that is being taught in this system.
by Osho: Give the body abundant love, on getting which it becomes vibrant, alive. Its slumbering potentialities are awakened. But remember that neither the so-called debauchee nor the so-called abstainer loves the body in the real sense.
by Osho: It is difficult because you have not yet been able to find your own source of meditation. Being in my presence you need not meditate. Just being in my presence, a silence descends on you.
by Osho : The only courage that is worth calling courage is to get out of the fold of the mob psychology. We are born in a crowd; it cannot be avoided, it is natural. We grow up in a crowd, with the whole past of the crowd, and the crowd goes on loading every […]
by Cara Jepsen: It is almost 6 A.M. and for the second year in a row you find yourself on the top floor of New York City’s historic Puck Building, waiting for Guruji. A familiar lack of sleep lends a surreal aspect to the large, pleasant ballroom, which is bounded by windows on three sides.
by Cara Jepsen: I was excited to attend a week of Pattabhi Jois’s recent 2005 World Tour, which featured ashtanga vinyasa workshops in London, Encinitas (California), Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York City.
by Annie Grover Pace: Yoga is a philosophy of life, which also has the potential to create a vibrantly healthy body and mind.
In 1999 I went to Hawaii to interview Norman Allen, the first American to study with Sri K Pattabhi Jois to find out exactly how Ashtanga Yoga came to the West. The interview was part of a series of interviews with with senior students of Guruji’s which form part of an upcoming documentary about Sri K […]