It is important to look at Self-inquiry not simply as a mental practice but as an energetic movement of consciousness like the rising up of a great fire.
The Four Varna system reflects a deep ecological and yogic vision of social and universal unity very different from the divisive idea of caste by birth.
Veda is knowledge and Yoga is its practice. It is that simple. They are two sides of the same truth. Yoga not only leads us to Veda, but also expresses it. Veda embodies itself through Yoga as its manifestation.
Asanas have been used as part of exercise traditions in India, just as they have been part of meditation or Yoga Sadhana traditions.
The Svetasvatara is also probably the most important Upanishad for the worship of Lord Shiva, who is often the primary deity of Yoga, particularly in the traditions of Hatha Yoga and Siddha Yoga.
A collection of facts about Sanatana Dharma which make understanding it a bit easier.
The Allure of the Direct Path Advaita, which refers to the state of non-duality of the Self and God, can easily lend itself to all sorts of misconceptions. Indeed one…