Lotus Room Yoga Blog
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- Information about various yoga and meditation techniques.
- Inspiration for a more positive approach towards life and living the yoga life.
- News about yoga events and new developments in yoga.
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Samskara, as with most Sanskrit words, has several context driven meanings in Indian philosophy. Some of its loose translations include “mental impression,” “psychological imprint,” “recollection” and “activator.” All these definitions help us understand its reference to a deep conditioning that, in part, is caused by past actions and, in part, is responsible for future actions, […]
The power of meditation is often underestimated. We have a remarkable inner potential for self healing our body, mind and emotions by utilising the breath and stillness of meditation. Self healing through meditation happens as meditation offers direct access to our healing wisdom. When we meditate, we initiate mental, emotional and physical healing on a […]
What does the Divine Feminine represent? She is the manifestation of spirit as Shakti, in all her variegated forms. The different energies at play pertain to a different aspect of Shakti, the Divine Feminine, and these are celebrated specifically during the Yoga festival of Navaratri. The goddess has been celebrated in ancient spiritual traditions since […]
Yoga helps us improve the quality of our sleep so that we need less. This frees up more time for us to enjoy life and do the things we want to do! If you have trouble sleeping, you may want to try yoga for good sleep. With relaxed body and peaceful mind, sleep comes easily. […]
The most basic and traditional form of yoga is known as Hatha Yoga. Hatha is loosely translated as “ha” meaning “sun” and “tha” meaning “moon” and its focus is in uniting opposites in harmony and creating balance. The masculine and feminine aspects reside within us all, and they are often represented by the sun and […]
When we hear the words “learning to let go”, the attachments that may spring to mind may be people or things, but they can also be habits or beliefs. During the practice of yoga asanas, when we listen and respect our body, and also trust it a little bit deeper each time, we learn humility […]
Sankalpa refers to the yogic intention or resolution, which in yoga is considered to be a very powerful force and a very important step to successfully reaching our goals. Sankalpa could be defined as the determination to become something or to do something in your life. It is a seed of intention which you create […]
If you would like to know how you are doing in your yoga practice, take a look at your life. If you do not bring your practice into your daily life for self development, then yoga will be of no great value. The practice of yoga poses takes us from a state of imbalance, rigidity […]
The number 108 has long been considered a sacred number, not only in yoga but in many spiritual traditions around the world. But what is the significance of 108? Why is it recurring in so many places? Symbolically, 1 can be said to stand for Truth or God, 0 for Emptiness or Completeness as defined […]
One of the best ways to dealing with stress and anxiety is through the breath. Deep breathing supplies oxygen and energy to your whole being, relaxing both mind and body. Try this simple practice whenever you are feeling overwhelmed, tense or anxious: Lie down on the floor; if the situation does not allow, sit with […]