The energy of the first two chakras can be unified and brought to a focus by their “older brother”, the third chakra; center of fiery self-control in the body. In this class, Asha talks in greater detail about the interrelationship of the first two chakras, and their corresponding spiritual disciplines, and how proper utilization of our vital willpower can potentiate … Read More
From December 2nd to 9th – Join us for a weeklong exploration of the eight-fold Path of Self-Realization – the eight universal steps for higher consciousness. Throughout this week, experience for yourself spiritual states of consciousness as we offer a full immersion program that takes us deeper into the experience of this eight-fold system, bringing to life these timeless teachings … Read More
The heart center; so often proclaimed as a pivotal chakra in the body. Whether our energy predominately moves upwards or downwards in the spine rests in large part to how we direct this powerful center. Upwards, it can lead us to expanded love, moving into the higher throat chakra of deep inner calmness. Downwards, it can scatter our life force … Read More
With the Yamas, Patanjali drew our attention to those attitudes and actions that draw us away from our Divine unity. Now with the Niyamas, he guides us twordas those attitude and ctions that will strengthen and emphasis that Divine power and purpose within us. You can apply the Yamas and Niyamas in the context of achiveing anything in Life, not … Read More
We all want Samadhi. We all want Bliss. But the very first step that will guaranatee us those high states, we vehemently avoid, or at least try our best to ignore. Every change we want to see in the world, we must first perfect within ourselves. What Patanjali wanted of each Yogi, was not being “nice” and speak the truth … Read More
The first and second chakras, often notorious for their downward pulling effects on man’s consciousness, how can we utilize their energies to their highest potentials? When directed properly, the first chakras capacity for the elemental quality of earth provides the necessary fixity for true understanding and accomplishment. Similarly, too, the second chakras fluidity, far from being merely the cause of … Read More
Based on the Spiritual interpretations by Paramhansa Yogananda.
In this first class, Asha Nayaswami lays the stage for a deeper foundational understanding of the chakras. Far more than just swirling colors and sounds, the chakras are the storehouses of all of our vrittis and karma (past tendencies and actions). Understanding that the pursuit of higher consciousness is the surest way to happiness is an essential cornerstone to transmuting … Read More
Based on the Spiritual Interpretations of Paramhansa Yogananda Krishna introduces Arjuna to the concept of Nishkam Karma – action performed without the desire of the fruits of that action.
Spiritual Interpretations based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda Chapter 2: Verse 31-45: Krishna reveals the nature of Dharma, the means to overcome our Karma, and the wisdom of Shankya. And introduces the practice of Yoga as the main route towards Self-Realization.