Last Friday on 21st June happened to be the International Day of Yoga, which was celebrated annually since its inception in 2015. An international day for Yoga was declared unanimously by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). As many of you are aware Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual practice that originated from Hinduism in India.
On that day, Bhagawan Sri Nithyananda Paramashivam, a living Avatar (fondly known as Swamiji) shared with the world some of the astounding revelations about our relationship with our body from the Super consciousness. He said that in Hindu tradition as per Paramashiva’s revelations about yoga – “The human body is never a first person. What you feel as the first person – “I,” “I,” “I” You all know first person means “I.”Whoever believes, cognizes the body is the first person is called Rogi – sick, not just physically sick but also mentally sick. The body is never a first person, that is the first cognition you need to have. In Paramashiva’s medical system, the original Hindu Ayurveda diagnoses sixty thousand diseases and disorders, and has a medicine for all the sixty thousand diseases and disorders – cure, not just maintenance. The mission statement of Ayurveda is live forever as youth. It is not created for somebody to constantly use your body-mind as a source for their income. See the modern-day pharmaceutical companies or medical investment entities, for them the policy is you should not die, you should not be healthy. Only then you can be income source for them. But the fundamental vision of the Ayurveda is, live forever with all possibilities. So, the integrity of Ayurveda is something unimaginable and it is totally at different level. The fundamental disease as per the Ayurveda, Paramashiva’s medical science – hunger and sleep. Even that will disappear if you cognize body is a second person. Understand, body is really not the first person. You being taught body is the first person is the fundamental delusion! And, from there starts all exploitation and bondage. Society starts exploiting you, everyone starts exploiting you the moment you are tied with this fundamental delusion – the body is first person.”Read more →
About one year ago, I received a divine guidance from my Guru (fondly known as Swamiji) to start a Kids Yoga Teachers Training program. Last year, I underwent a tumultuous phase in my personal life, honestly, at the time I was unable to see the big picture and the immense possibilities that were waiting to unfold in me. Naturally, my first reaction was filled with many thought currents of self-doubt. ‘Why did Swamiji ask me to create a Kids Yoga Teachers Training? Who would want to attend another kids’ yoga teachers training program conducted by a teacher who is not even famous?! How to give certification when I don’t really believe in the existing certification bodies? What would be the scope of the training content?’Read more →
About nine months ago, one of my yoga students shared with me about her troubled teenage daughter who had lost interest in life and withdrawn herself into her own cocoon. She would choose to engage with her mother as and when she felt like it depending on to her moods. She had stopped attending school for about one year due to lack of passion and depression.
Her mother had wanted to bring her to see me for private counselling but it didn’t happen earlier because of deep incompletion in their relationship. Her daughter had a lot of anger and incompletion with her mother. Naturally, she wouldn’t listen to her mother’s suggestion as she had seen a psychiatrist which it didn’t work for her, let alone coming to see her yoga teacher. The good thing was I had worked on the incompletion of her mother about one year ago so she was in a better space to relate with her daughter.Read more →