5 Teachings to Nurture Happiness from Thich Nhat Hanh

5 Teachings to Nurture Happiness from Thich Nhat Hanh

Thich Nhat Hanh is an expatriate Vietnamese Zen Buddhist monk, teacher, author, and peace activist revered around the world for his pioneering teachings on mindfulness, global ethics and peace. In the 1960s, he advocated for peace during the Vietnam war, created...
The Festival of Holi. A celebration of life and colours

The Festival of Holi. A celebration of life and colours

On 28th and 29th March Hindus all around the world marked the 2021 Festival of Holi, an amazingly colourful celebration of spring, love and new life. Even though it may have looked a bit different this year, the Festival of Holi is a spectacular way to welcome the...
What can we learn from the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali?

What can we learn from the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali?

Yoga is not only physical exercise. A big part of this ancient practice is spiritual and philosophical. Yoga philosophy is deeply woven into ancient Indian thought and ‘Yoga’ is in fact, the name of an ancient Indian school of philosophy. One of the most important...
7 yoga poses to balance the Chakras – part 2

7 yoga poses to balance the Chakras – part 2

Welcome to the second part of my journey through the chakras. In this article, I’ll focus on the ‘higher’ chakras: Anahata, Vishuddha, Ajna and Sahasrara.   Anahata Chakra (Heart Chakra)  Location: Heart System: Circulatory, respiratory, immune...
7 yoga poses to balance the Chakras – part 1

7 yoga poses to balance the Chakras – part 1

According to the Chakras’ tradition, the physical human body does not only consist of bones, muscles, organs, and skin. It’s rather made up of various layers of energy fields surrounding the physical body. These layers are said to form the so-called subtle body, which...
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