PATANJALI’S RAJA YOGA

Hari Om FOREMOST among the Yoga teachings of India comes that of Patanjali dating back, according to popular tradition, to at least 300 B.C. His Yoga Sūtras give definitions and instructions which are accepted by all teachers, even when they also make additions in minor matters. He begins with a description of yoga as "Chitta … Continue reading PATANJALI’S RAJA YOGA

Râja Yoga — The Path of Applied Psychology

Hari Om Hatha Yoga, is wholly devoted to the control of the functions of the body and to the mastery of the physical forces, its ideal being a sound constitution, well-fitted to overcome those physical and environmental conditions which stand as obstacles in the path of spiritual progress. Râja Yoga, on the contrary, deals entirely … Continue reading Râja Yoga — The Path of Applied Psychology

Pancha Maha Purusha Yoga in Vedic Astrology

Hari Om  “Yoga” refers to a Sanskrit word derived from the root “yuj” which means to join. It occurs in Vedic astrology when two or more planets conjoin or interact in a specific manner. Pancha Maha Purusha Yoga is based on the specific positioning of five different planets namely, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Saturn and Jupiter, … Continue reading Pancha Maha Purusha Yoga in Vedic Astrology