Integrating Yoga and Ayurveda for Optimum Healthcare

By Dr Indira Anand

Yoga and Ayurveda are sister sciences that developed together and repeatedly influenced each other. Yoga is supposed to be used as a therapeutic tool of Ayurveda for both disease treatment and for lifestyle management. Yoga postures and pranayama treat a variety of ailments, particularly structural problems or low energy conditions, and are among the best tools for keeping our doshas in balance. Pranayama is most effective in treating diseases of the respiratory, circulatory and nervous systems, whose function depend upon the right flow of prana. Yoga is also excellent for psychological and mental disorders because of its specific action on the mind through deep relaxation and meditation….More


Swami Satyananda Saraswati’s thoughts on Success and Freedom

Swami Satyananda says, “For success, just three ingredients are required: commitment, dedication and devotion to that which is beyond oneself”. Unless we are able to develop these three qualities in our life, we can never find satisfaction or fulfilment. Real success is not measured by status, monetary gain or any personal achievement, but by how much one is able to offer others in their time of need, for their upliftment and for the removal of their distress….More


The Power Of Letting Go

By Rashmi Malhotra

As an adult, I have always felt one lesson which I really need to help my child learn is to let go and move on. I am the only child and as a result in my childhood days, my parents were my only friends, especially in my locality. I still remember the time when I was 6 years old and I had a fight with my best friend in school. For a 6 year old, believe me, its like the whole world had crumpled. After coming back from school, I kept crying the whole day and moving around the house with a long, sullen face. When my dad came from office and showed me some sympathy, I rattled out the whole story expecting him to support me and understand how vicious my best friend was. After listening to the whole story patiently, the only thing he could tell me was, its ok, forget it, rashmi. move on….More