Yogic Diet (12 Sattvic foods) to Achieve Spiritual Connection
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According to the yogic philosophy, there are three characteristics of food (Rajsic, Tamasic and Sattvic). For beginner yoga practitioners who are in search of spiritual connection through yoga, a yoga diet is one of the best ways to get familiar with yogic lifestyle. Sometimes, yogic diet is confused with vegan food but it’s very different …

Ravneet’s Yoga Teacher Training Experience With Ekattva (Chapter 2)
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Hi everyone! Welcome back to the 2nd chapter of my ongoing yoga teacher training journey’s experience at Ekattva Yogshala. Yoga is helping me to embrace the positive energy within so that Universe can truly work its magic. Its just been two weeks here at Ekattva Yogshala and I have so much to write. If you …

How to Start Yoga By Yourself- First Step Towards Yoga TT
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Most of non-yoga people look at yoga masters practice complex yoga poses, and assume that learning yoga by yourself is not possible. But this is obviously not true. It is very much possible to start learning yoga on your own. Complex level yoga poses do require expert guidance but foundation yoga asanas are quite easy …

My Life Changing Yoga Journey in Rishikesh – Kim Nicole Johnson
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Namaste!  My name is Kim Nicole Johnson and I’m here to share my life illuminating yoga journey and experiences in Rishikesh, India! I am from the USA and have been living in the United Arab Emirates for last 4 years. I recently relocated back to the USA to spend time with my family and grow my …

Ekattva Shares Yoga Benefits For Students & Teens
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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
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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?
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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
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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
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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, …