A Glider, A Propeller Plane and a Jet-plane

A Glider, A Propeller Plane and a Jet-plane

According to Swami Nitya, there are three categories of people travelling through life… We could say there are three different aeroplanes that one chooses: a glider, a propeller plane and a jet-plane. Swami Rama gives these three categories: There are people who move...
The Silent River

The Silent River

By the river is meant the spinal cord of the body, which is man’s centre. It is known mystically as the Altar of Brahman and many philosophers have written about this centre and of how, if man strays from this centre, he loses his soul. Have you ever thought of how...
Enlightenment is like a joke!

Enlightenment is like a joke!

Seekers on the spiritual path often ask what enlightenment really means. What is enlightenment? I say, ‘Enlightenment is like a joke!’’ It’s like a fish in the ocean searching for the ocean. Once upon a time, there was a congregation of fish, who got together to...
Passion in Practice

Passion in Practice

If you’re like me, yoga crept into your life surreptitiously. Yet the impact has been profound. With an old knee injury and my thirties creeping up, I unknowingly turned a corner and left aerobics and spinning behind. Yes, the universe and my “knee karma” guided me...

Summer Ayurvedic Wisdom

Summer is usually a time of improved health: we have more daylight hours and we can spend more time outside.  Each season carries with it certain positive qualities and certain challenges to our system. As with all Ayurvedic principles you just have to observe nature...
Winter Wisdom

Winter Wisdom

During winter the earth’s energy is withdrawn back into herself. It is a time of rest, storing and preparation. Rest from the bounty of the Autumnal harvest and preparation for the vitality of the coming Spring. This is a time of being grounded, internalised and...

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