Quick Links
Quick Search
Ekattva Shares Yoga Benefits For Students & Teens
yoga benefits for students, 200 hrs teacher training benefits

Ekattva Yogshala believes that knowledge grows when shared, and that’s why we never let an opportunity of speaking our mind pass away. After our contribution on BookYogaRetreats received great reviews, we decided to collaborate with another established events and wellness venture to talk about yoga benefits for students and teens. And much consideration, we decided …

To Overcome Fear Face It
Manohar Prasad Nautiyal

A Lesson At The Suspension Bridge – Ram Jhula, Rishikesh I want to narrate an incident that I cherish as one of my fondest childhood memories. I come from a laid-back village in the stunning Mussoorie range of the Himalayas in Uttarakhand (India). My parents dreamed of good educational prospects for me and hence they …

10 Practices for Happy and Fulfilling Relationships
Practices for Happy & Fulfilling Relationships

We are wise enough to know that materialism is not the basis of happiness and peace. The basis of happiness is rather knowing that we are loved and accepted and in a similar manner to have people to love. That is to say, Relationships are the most important factors in our lives. Still most of us, …

How should we overcome fear?
spiritualpunditz.com

What is fear? When we are doubtful about our capability in handling a situation or challenge, we fear. When we suspect that things might go south, we fear. When we are focused on all the ways in which something might go wrong, we fear. When we think of losing something or someone very dear to …

The Legitimacy of Desires
yoga in india ashram, yoga certification

Last week I was conducting a session on life and spirituality during one of my meditation and spirituality retreats in Chengdu (China). One of the attendees asked a very relevant question about desires which I am rephrasing below: Is having desires a bad thing? Now this is a very interesting subject and especially relevant to …

Women Empowerment Through Yoga
Yoga & Women Empowerment

We have come far-off from the age when the great-grandmothers of many of the readers of this blog were married off at a very young age. They spent most of their lives serving the family and depending on the family-head male for all key decision making. Child marriage, malnutrition, high maternal mortality rate, financial insecurity, …

Why Are We Unhappy?
Why are we unhappy

She asked “I always have this gnawing feeling that what I have is not enough. I am unhappy. Why?” her eyebrows raising and smile drooping in an inverted arc. She was a middle aged woman, married into a seemingly well-off family. She is not an exception though. There are plenty of us. Why is it …

Whatever We Focus On Becomes Beautiful
Whatever we focus on becomes beautiful

As my car was moving eastward on expressway on the night of 11 April, I chanced to glance outside the front screen of the car to be captivated by the striking beauty of pink full moon in clear April sky. It was a divine sight. A perfect luminous silvery disc dominating the ink blue summer …

Embrace the Emptiness
Embrace the Emptiness

Are we afraid of emptiness? Once I had read ‘work is the only remedy possible (for all miseries of life)’. Unfortunately, I had believed in the same for some considerable duration of time. No one can challenge the remedial nature of work. I too believe that contemplation alone does not solve problems, acting upon it …

And so it begins…
So it Begins

His eyes beamed bright, bright enough to light up the dark summer evening that had engulfed the familiar sight around us. His bright eyes focused on me as if recognizing me from long past as he pointed with his right hand towards a large Pipal tree by the temple in the ashram yard. He gestured …