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Ashtang Yoga: Part 2

Ashtang Yoga: Part 2

The second excercise to be practised daily under Ashtang yoga, is Niyam. This comprises of five parts: 1) Purification (...

Learning From Nature

Learning From Nature

Walter de la Mare (1873 – 1956), the English poet, once observed a lady at a dining table taking her...

Overcome temptation with Jesus

Overcome temptation with Jesus

A disturbing craving. A deceiving thought. A compromising situation. A compassionless attitude. A life characterized by fear instead of faith....

Jesus gives rest

Jesus gives rest

Jesus’ most comforting words about rest are, “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will...

Making friends out of strangers: part 2

Making friends out of strangers: part 2

The fact is that all the men and women have common ancestors, that is, Adam and Eve. This means that...

Ashtang Yoga 1

Ashtang Yoga 1

Patanjali’s recommendation of the eightfold steps of yoga ‘Ashtang Yoga ‘ is a perfect remedy to lift man out of...

Jesus’ presence protects

Jesus’ presence protects

Zacchaeus, an urban dweller, was a joyful man after his encounter with Jesus. Everyone at his home, work, society and...

Making friends out of strangers: Part 1

Making friends out of strangers: Part 1

People, normally preoccupied with their family members and a small circle of friends, do not generally want to become familiar...

Buddhi Yoga: Part 2

Buddhi Yoga: Part 2

‘Buddhi Yoga ‘ as defined  in the Geeta is the yoga of right attitude . The right understanding, motive and...

New beginning with Jesus

New beginning with Jesus

Zacchaeus’s encounter with Jesus, over a fellowship meal, shed light on his life as never before. He realised the graciousness...

Divine Food

Divine Food

Jesus Christ once said: ‘Man cannot live by bread alone.’ (Matthew 4:4) What Jesus meant was that material provision does...

Buddhi Yoga, the mental gym: Part 1

Buddhi Yoga, the mental gym: Part 1

Everyone today is crazy about physical health and building muscle strength. This lopsided effort, while strengthening the body, totally neglects...

Jesus brings new order

Jesus brings new order

Zacchaeus, a rich tax collector spent all his energy attempting to live successfully by all means possible. He wanted an...

Peace in Quran: Part 2

Peace in Quran: Part 2

Some people bracket justice with peace, but Islam does not subscribe to this notion. Islam believes in peace for the...

The Sashtaang Pranam

The Sashtaang Pranam

This is the complete prostration to a teacher or an elderly person. It is a namaskar performed with the full...