Vegetarian Cuisine OLIVE SPREAD A tasty picnic or lunch snack, or party nibble. This makes an attractive sandwich stuffing or use as topping for crackers or wholewheat bread and garnish with salad cress or parsley. Serves 4. Ingredients: 20 green olives stuffed with pimento ½ red bell pepper, cored, seeded and chopped 3 tablespoons walnut pieces 2 tablespoons vegetable oil of choice, eg. Olive, canola, avocado oil. Directions: Blend the ingredients together, blending to a coarse puree or chop the ingredients very finely. Leave to set for about 1 hour before serving. This recipe [...]
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Sivananda Yoga FAQ Q 1: Swamiji, I have often come across this word 'Kala' in the Indian scriptures. What exactly is meant by it? A: Kala is the Great Time personified. It is the destroyer of name and form. In the Hindu pantheon, there are various gods and goddesses who are members of the divine hierarchy. Just as we have our government here composed of various ministers and officers, the celestials who rule the world, too, have their own deities who control the various aspects of creation, preservation and destruction of this world. Some [...]
Sivananda World News: The Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centres Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Zentrum, Berlin, Germany Om Namah Sivaya! The Berlin Centre is open again. There is a daily yoga class in the interior of the Berlin Centre and, if the weather is fine, an additional hour in the garden on the platform. Courses and meditation evenings are currently paused. The yoga shop is also open again. Please register for all classes. The online program continues, unabated. We wish you inspiring yoga classes and look forward to your visit! In August the last week of [...]
Sivananda World News: The Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Ashrams Sivananda Ashram Yoga Camp, Val Morin, Quebec, Canada Om Namah Sivaya. The Sivananda Yoga Camp is now open to restricted size retreats and TTCs. In September and October, due to the restrictions on the number of people allowed at the Ashram, we will be able to welcome only students attending the pre-registered retreats. The next Teacher Training Course is November 15th-December 13th. Meanwhile, continue your practice from the comfort of your own home with our online classes/courses to assist in keeping you connected, inspired, and [...]
Hatha Yoga Tip AKARNA DHANURASANA - SHOOTING BOW - All levels, with variations One leg is drawn back like an archer drawing a bow. One side of the body maintains a forward bend, and the hips and shoulder joints on the other side are opened up. Start from forward bend Paschimotanasana, holding the big toes in the classical foothold wrap, which is wrapping the index finger around the big toes and the thumb on top of the toe. The other three fingers are curled into the palm). Inhale and bend the right knee, pulling [...]
Gurugram September 2020 | Preface Om Namah Sivaya Blessed Self The COVID-19 health crisis continued through the Summer of 2020 and seems to be extending further into the Fall, towards an unknown outcome. Many world citizens experienced distress from the fear of the virus, new health issues coming from wearing masks, anxiety over losing their jobs and a general sense of uncertainty about life. Our world is in a deep crisis on all levels. It seems no easy solution is at hand on the physical level. Beyond the health and climate crisis, the world [...]
Sivananda Yoga FAQ Q 1: In one of your lessons it states the aspirant should fast only once a month. Gandhiji and others have also stressed the importance of fasting. They say that one should fast at least three or four times in a month and fasting helps self-control. Please advise. A: Fasting does help in self-control. Too much fasting weakens the body and the mind and retards spiritual Sadhana. Fasting is a great Prayaschitta. It expiates any kind of sin quickly. It has a tremendous purifying influence on the heart. Read Manu Smriti. [...]
Hatha Yoga Tip JANU SIRASANA - HEAD TO KNEE POSE - All levels, with variations Seated on the mat, begin with the right leg stretched out straight in front and the foot flexed with toes up. Bend the left leg with knee onto the mat, so that the sole of the foot is pressed high into the thigh of the stretched out right leg, the heel in to the body. Stretch the arms up above the head with palms together. Inhale and when exhaling fold yourself forward from the base of the spine toward [...]
Vegetarian Cuisine ZUCCHINI AND QUINOA RISOTTO Serves 4. Ingredients: 7 oz. (200 grams) quinoa 3 ½ fl oz. or 650 mls vegetable stock or hot filtered water 1 teaspoon each of coriander seeds, cumin seeds and turmeric. 2 teaspoons sesame oil 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon grated ginger 1 large zucchini chopped into bite sized pieces 5 ½ oz (150 gram) cauliflower or broccoli, cut in florets 2 large ripe tomatoes, skinned and chopped Squeeze of fresh lemon juice Salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons each of pine nuts and pumpkin [...]
Sivananda World News: The Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centres Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Zentrum, Berlin, Germany Om Namah Sivaya. The Berlin Centre is open again. There is a daily yoga class in the interior of the Berlin Centre and, if the weather is fine, an additional hour in the garden on the platform. Courses and meditation evenings are currently paused. The yoga shop is also open again. Please register for all classes. The online program continues, unabated. We wish you inspiring yoga classes and look forward to your visit! During July the online teaching continued [...]