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A Short History of Yoga

A Short History of Yoga

Yoga is a culmination of spiritual and physical systems practiced by and evolved from Buddhists, Jains, and Hindus. They intertwined and supported the evolution of this practice. During the 6th century BC, Buddha lived and delivered his teachings into India. The interpretation of Buddhism emphasized  meditation and  ethics. Some took this philosophy to an orthodox […]

Savage Lamb Studio

Savage Lamb Studio

SAVAGE lamb Studio is situated on Salt Spring island BC. It is an intimate studio located at the end of a private cul-de-sac. The class sizes can expand to 10 students per class as an intimate experience. One can expect to practice “Just Sitting” (Meditation), breath practices (Pranayama), warm ups leading to appropriate postures (Asanas) […]

Orit Sen-Gupta

In the heart there is a brilliant lotus with twelve petals adorned with brilliant signs. It has the letters from kha to tha, the twelve beautiful letters. The prana lives there, adorned with various desires, accompanied by its past works that have no beginning, and joined with ahamkara (ego). The Shiva and Gheranda Samhita Orit […]

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

When the yogi is grounded in Ahimsa or non-harming, hostility is abandoned in his presence. When grounded in satya or truth, action and its fruit depend on him. When grounded in asteya or non-stealing, all jewels come to him. When grounded in brahmacarya or moving towards Brahman (chastity), he obtains vitality. When standing in greedlessness, […]

Shakuntala

Seeing rare beauty, hearing lovely sounds, even a happy man becomes strangely uneasy… perhaps he remembers, without knowing why, loves of another life buried deep in his being. Play: SHAKUNTALA By Abhinavagupta (10th century Kashmiri poet)  

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