I’ve always been intrigued by Mala Beads, wherever I’ve come across them – be it at an ashram where they were used for ceremonies, carried around by swamis, or sold at the […]
Can compassion go wrong?
Every day, I take a walk by the sea. And every day, I cross paths with this man and his dog. The dog has only three legs – one of the hind […]
This is the world’s oldest yoga centre
No one knows exactly how old yoga is. I’ve recently seen images of wall paintings showing Egyptians in poses that look strangely similar to upward bow, dating back to 1180 B.C. There are […]
Yoga: “The Art of Transformation”
Presumably, 2.000 years ago yogis didn’t wear OM-t-shirts, and probably they weren’t unrolling sticky mats in their Himalayan caves. But still, there are quite a few other preconceived ideas I had about ancient yoga practitioners that are […]
Why otters are happy creatures
Apparently, 50% of our happiness level is predetermined. Set in stone. From birth. That’s how powerful our genes are. But here’s the surprising bit: Only 10-20% of our happiness are down to those factors […]
Yoga – in Iran!
Iran isn’t the country you’d think of first in terms of yoga. And let’s face it, we’re not reading yoga-related news from Iran very often. And then this: Laughter Yoga is en […]
Old thought patterns, exposed in Burma
We all do it, and we all deny doing it – putting people in neat boxes, sticking labels onto them with lightning speed. So, are you the blonde beach girl? Or rather […]
India is… inspirational!
No matter if you’ve never been to India or if you’re returning every single year for some sort of (yoga) pilgrimage – you’ll absolutely LOVE this video. Get ready for just over 3 […]