Five Spiritual Benefits of Yoga

The original intention to practice physical yoga (i.e. asanas) was to limber up and strengthen the body sufficiently to be able to sit in seated meditation for extended periods. Why? To commune with cosmic consciousness through stillness and presence. Read on to discover more, or remind yourself of some of the other benefits of yoga,… Continue reading Five Spiritual Benefits of Yoga

Impermanence, the end of Suffering

I recently returned from a Vipassana course, which is an ancient Buddhist meditation practice, preserved by monks for millennia and brought into the modern world. 10 days of noble silence - no talking, no eye contact, no phones, not even a pen and paper. 10 hours of meditation a day, sitting upright from 4.30am to… Continue reading Impermanence, the end of Suffering