Diksha is an Ananda Minister, Counselor, Level 2 Ananda Yoga teacher, E-RYT-500, Director of Ananda Meditation Teacher Training. A native Israeli who came to the U.S. in 1990, she is a powerful and dynamic woman who has shared yoga postures and yogic teachings across the United States, in Canada and Europe.
Diksha teaches many different courses at The Expanding Light. She is also an outstanding chef and very knowledgeable about the yogic diet and Ayurveda, an Indian system of natural health and healing.
Diksha has created and hosts Online Vegetarian Cooking for Health and Vitality, a 4-season video series. She is the author of Global Kitchen, Vegetarian Cooking for Starters and her NEW book The Healing Kitchen. This coming February, Diksha and her husband Gyandev will be leading a yogic healing vacation to a five-star Ayurvedic resort in India.
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Dear Subhasish, We need to be practical and creative in finding solutions for daily challenges. At Ananda Village in California, people use headphones in group meditations. These headphones do not play music — they block out sound, similar to the ... Read More
Dear Kavitha, For beginners and even people who have meditated for awhile, practicing with half-open and half-closed eyes is not easy. As a beginner, it can distract you from focusing on the meditation technique, and your practice becomes too physical. ... Read More