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Sivananda World News: The Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centres

Sivananda World News: The Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centres Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre, Bangkok, Thailand Om Namah Sivaya, Blessed Selves. During early May the political situation in Bangkok has aggravated again, resulting in lower student numbers in the open classes. The rainy season started, and there is heavy rain on a daily basis now. Uma Krishna’s Yoga 1 Beginner Course continued, as per the schedule. Many new students came for the trial class on Sundays. During mid-May the Centre saw many students in the courses and open classes, as well as the trial class. Prajna [...]

Sivananda World News: The Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centres2022-01-02T19:32:52+00:00

Hatha Yoga Tip

Hatha Yoga 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 the [...]

Hatha Yoga Tip2022-01-02T19:32:39+00:00

Vegetarian Cuisine

Vegetarian Cuisine OLIVE SPREAD A tasty picnic or lunch snack, or party nibble. Makes attractive sandwich stuffing (serves 4 ) or use as topping for crackers or wholewheat bread and garnish with salad cress or parsley. 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. COTTAGE CHEESE TOPPING [...]

Vegetarian Cuisine2022-01-02T19:32:27+00:00

Sivananda Yoga FAQ

Sivananda Yoga FAQ Q 1: How are life and meditation intermingled? A: There is no man in the world who is not divine by nature. The divinity in man differs only in degree, but not in kind. Even the so-called atheist has got a ray of divinity in him. No man is devoid of the three Gunas--Sattva, Rajas and Tamas--in varying proportions. Whether one is a skeptic or an atheist or a nihilist or some other, that portion of Sattva that abides in man helps him do some virtuous actions, which result in further [...]

Sivananda Yoga FAQ2022-01-02T19:32:14+00:00

Gurugram June 2014 | Preface

Gurugram June 2014 | Preface Blessed Self, Om Namah Sivaya With the upcoming high season approaching the Ashrams and Centres of the Northern Hemisphere, Centres and Ashrams are busy preparing for students and guests to the many educational programs and teacher trainings. The Southern Hemisphere enjoys a pause and time to prepare for their high season in Fall. The number of trained teachers around the world that have been taught in Master and Swamijji’s methods, exponentially increases each year, given the skills of spreading Peace to all. It is the abundance of these inspired [...]

Gurugram June 2014 | Preface2022-01-02T19:18:39+00:00

Gurugram May 2014 | Preface

Gurugram May 2014 | Preface Blessed Self, Om Namah Sivaya We are happy to inform you all, by the grace of Master and Swamiji, the Organization experienced a very successful Winter season in both India and the Bahamas. Europe continued to thrive with high number of students in their TTC And ATTC programs plus very busy activities at the Centres. At the latest EBM meeting a new Executive Board Member was announced. Swami Sitaramanandaji has been appointed to the board. This month the GURUGRAM continues the Raja Yoga series, reviewing Swami Vishnudevananda’s Instructions on [...]

Gurugram May 2014 | Preface2022-01-02T19:11:10+00:00

Hatha Yoga Tip

Hatha Yoga SETHU BANDASANA - BRIDGE - All levels, with variations SINGLE LEG LIFT From the bridge position, perform a single leg lift. Lift one leg with an inhalation and lower the leg with an exhalation and repeat with the alternate leg. Release hands and lower your hips to come out of the pose. LEGS STRAIGHT Bring legs and feet together in bridge position, and walk feet away until legs are straight. Hold for up to 30 seconds. Breathe normally. Come out of the pose by walking your feet closer to your body, release [...]

Hatha Yoga Tip2022-01-02T19:04:28+00:00

Vegetarian Cuisine

Vegetarian Cuisine CHOCOLATE AND SILKEN TOFU MOUSSE A creamy dessert low in fat and sugar and high in calcium. Easy to prepare. Serves 4. Ingredients: • 150 gram (5 ½ ounces) bar dark chocolate (organic) • 350 gram (12 ounces) pack silken tofu • Grated zest one orange • Grated chocolate or chopped nuts for garnishing Directions: 2. Break chocolate into squares and place in small bowl with 3 teaspoons filtered water. Place bowl over pan simmering water and gradually stir until chocolate has melted. 3. Put silken tofu into blender and add melted [...]

Vegetarian Cuisine2022-01-02T19:04:17+00:00

Sivananda World News: The Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centres

Sivananda World News: The Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centres Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Zentrum, Berlin, Germany Om Namah Sivaya. In early March the main focus was to organize everything for the retreat weekend. Thirty students took part in the different activities of the retreat. There were Satsangs on topics of Health, Peace, Life, Mantras, and we had two lectures focused on steps to mind´s control and tips for the spiritual practices at home. Asana classes were split into two groups: for beginners and more advanced students. Meals were prepared by an experienced cook with lots of [...]

Sivananda World News: The Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centres2022-01-02T19:04:08+00:00

Sivananda World News: The Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Ashrams

Sivananda World News: The Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Ashrams Sivananda Ashram Yoga Camp, Sivananda Headquarters, Val Morin, Quebec, Canada Om Namah Sivaya from the Yoga Camp! March came in like a lamb at the Yoga Camp this week. The Level 2 Thai Yoga Massage students successfully finished their intensive course, and after a warm graduation ceremony, Bhaskara, Chloe, Christian, France, and Martin have left with vast experience and keenness to both take the Level 3 and 4 courses, and to begin practicing in the “outside” world! As the temperatures gradually rose, what looked like what [...]

Sivananda World News: The Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Ashrams2022-01-02T19:03:55+00:00