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The Role of Discipline in Happiness (and Yoga!)

“Often people think discipline is against comfort. Ironically, it’s the discipline that brings comfort to one’s life.” —Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Yoga is what happens when you are in the moment, so totally at ease and in peace. So what is yoga? It is chitta vritti nirodaha—Yoga is stilling the fluctuations of the mind, …

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7 Reasons to Celebrate Guru Purnima

What is Guru Purnima? In western countries, we lovingly celebrate Mother’s Day and Father’s Day in appreciation of our parents. Similarly, for thousands of years in India, people have been celebrating Guru Purnima, or Master’s Day—a festival dedicated to spiritual and academic teachers to thank and honor them, especially those who’ve dedicated their lives to …

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Why Meditation is Food for the Soul

Meditation is the journey from movement to stillness, from sound to silence. The need to meditate is present in every human being because it is a natural tendency of human life to look for a joy that doesn’t diminish, a love that doesn’t distort or turn into negative emotions. Is meditation foreign to you? Absolutely …

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