Hindus by practising yoga, one could just as easily claim that athletes, andeveryone participating and watching theOlympic games, worships the Greek gods. We know that athletics originatedin ancient Greece, where it was carriedout in honour of the gods. One might ask with a certain irony: Why do they carrythat ame from Mount Olympus everyfourth year, are they some kind of sect?!
- I haven’t changed a bitsince I started...
It is our experience that yoga inuences body, mind and feelings. Yoga is aboutexploring your abilities, about gainingreal creativity, energy and concentration,about becoming your own authority anddeveloping an independent relationship
Yoga and the ner energy
Even though the “small wind and tension releasingexercises” is the first programme you meet on our courses,it is not just for beginners, it has also a deeper effect.Pawanmuktasana, as it is also called, is viewed from aknowledge of the vital energy, known as prana in India andChi in China.
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Using meditation over a longer period of time can have anenduring beneficial effect on your brain activity. Onewho meditates regularly experiences a lasting relaxing effectin daily life.
Are there any secrets being revealed on this ancient tantricmeditation, or does it remain a mystery for the uninitiated?Swami Janakananda has taught the complete TantricKriya Yoga for more than 20 years...
Håå Course Center in southern Sweden
is for those wishing to give themselves a little extra and learnyoga and meditation under the best possible conditions.In the middle of southern Sweden’s countryside 14-dayand longer courses are held year round, for beginners andfor those more advanced, as well as courses for the yogateachers. The center includes organic farms and ridinghorses. Many don’t just come to learn something, but for achance to find perspective and new inspiration...
A student’s experience of the benefits of nose cleansing andheadstand.
London weekend course
17, 18 & 19th. June at Neal’s Yard,Covent Garden, London.
to life. It is a means of experiencing lifein a strong and direct way. Beliefs, hopesand expectations about this and that,remain your own affair.We wish to express our belief, thathumans are intelligent beings, capableof making their own choices in step withan increasing awareness, and that no onechooses any attitude to life unless theywish to - we are sure that you nd your-self capable, dear reader, and so do we.As one of our students said, whenasked how yoga had inuenced him:
“I haven’t changed a bit since I started doing yoga, but I feel much better!”
In this issue of Bindu, SwamiJanakananda follows up on his articleon meditation, in Bindu no. 3, with therst part of a longer article on the
Tantric Kriya Yoga
The Source of Energy
, willgive you a basic idea of this meditation,which we also call the little Kriya Yoga- it also serves as an introduction to thearticle on Kriya Yoga.In this issue you will also beintroduced to the deep and extensiverange of courses available at theScandinavian Yoga and MeditationSchool’s International Course Center atHåå in Southern Sweden, including thecurrent course schedule and prices. The10- and 14-day courses this summer starton the 19th of May. Because of the lowexchange rate for Swedish Crowns, thecourses this year will be especially goodvalue for most other nationalities.