International Yoga Day is celebrated in Brazil with achievements for the health of the population.

To celebrate the International Yoga Day, the brazilian parliament  Chamber of Deputies held a solemn session to discuss the importance of this millennial knowledge for the health of the population and to commemorate the inclusion of other integrative therapies in the schedule of activities of the Unified Health System (SUS). Were present at the event […]

Surrender, accept! When the flow is conscious, you will be guided to where you have to go.

All people are subject to experiencing painful experiences, losing loved ones, material loss and even the dream. However, the way each individual deals with suffering can determine different outcomes in life. The humanistic psychiatrist and father of logotherapy Viktor Frankl in his book The Discovery of a Meaning in Suffering explains well this theme. In the interview at the bottom of this article, he shares his personal experience when he was imprisoned in a concentration camp in Auschwitz during the first war.

Sustainable Brazil: a dream for the world’s granary

That Brazil is a country rich in natural and cultural beauties, this everybody already knows. However, what is the future program aimed at sustainability and preservation of these riches? The subject is of extreme relevance and urgency and needs a faster and more active policy. Brazilian perspectives are still timid, taking into account the diversity of the country, spread in its rivers, seas and in the Amazon. The energy potential of Brazil is immense and deserves to be taken seriously by its potentialities.

Art as a subterfuge of the madness of the world and the mind

Music, dance, cinema, theater and all forms of artistic expression connect humans with the capacity to dream and to leave the momentary reality and contemplate the beauty. These moments are very positive, because they inspire and gladden. The dream is what moves beings, makes them capable of accomplishing things, connecting with their infinite reality and sensitivity.

Seva

By Patwant Kaur  Photo: Camila Muradas What is Seva? For many this word is still unknown. Seva is voluntary service. It is the dedication of part of the personal time to help the next or a group of the community. This type of work for Kundalini Yoga practitioners or not is very positive because it […]

Who was Yogi Bhajan?

Yogi Bhajan was a spiritual master, known as a dynamic catalyst for the evolution of human consciousness. He was a humanist who broke a brahmanic rule of secrecy about Kundalini Yoga. He taught this technique openly and democratically, and his work is recognized by great spiritual teachers. Poet, philosopher, prophet, sage, healer, above all else he was a teacher. He stated directly: “I have come here not to gather students but to create teachers.”

Interview – How to train the mind through Meditation to use it in our own benefit

The human being has its own characteristics regarding the stranger’s face. The fear of that over which we have no control, which can, in theory, subjugate and defeat us is so strongly ingrained in our brains, we prefer to avoid the unknown. The brain has an archaic mechanism of recording previous experiences of pain and trauma. These memories are recorded in the brain, in structures located in each of the cerebral hemispheres. They associate with other structures, such as the limbic system, orchestrating an immediate defense reaction when an event we experience threatens us.

The postures in Kundalini Yoga and their benefits

The postures in Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan®, also called asanas, form angles and triangles with the body. Those stimulate the energy flow of the eight chakras (energy centers interconnected of the body) and lead one to meet with the totality of the self. These postures relax and stretch the muscles and prepare the person to enter fastest in the meditative process.

Duplicate the number of yoga practitioners in the world. Techniques gain the corporate environments of schools and hospitals.

By Patwant Kaur Photo: Camila Muradas Research conducted by Yoga Alliance and Yoga Journal reveals that from 2008 to 2016 the number of yoga practitioners in the world doubled from 15.8 to 36.7 million. The practices present themselves in several contexts with proven reduction of daily stress and anxiety, improvement of sleep, balance and health. […]

International Festival of Kundalini Yoga – 1ºEdition – The Sound of Healing

In 2015, the first International Festival of  Kundalini Yoga was performed in Brazil. The event  happened at the Israel Pinheiro Convention Center in the capital, Brasilia, and brought people from all over the country and the world. The event brought the opportunity for the exchange experiences between doctors, academics, teachers, yogis and sympathizers. Due to […]

The Importance of Kundalini Yoga as Taught by Yogi Bhajan® in the Age of Aquarius

The Age of Aquarius has arrived. Since then, the knowledge of new ways of life has become necessary. In this new Era, people will need to expand their minds and their consciousness. Learning meditation techniques will be of great importance, because this learning will help people to enhance their intuition and to listen to what the soul itself has to say.

Interview – Kundalini Yoga and traditional medicine together to treat diseases

The radiologist and professor of Kundalini Yoga, Rodrigo Yacubian, develops a multidisciplinary work at the Syrian Lebanese hospital in São Paulo combining conventional medicine with the practice of yoga. In this interview, he talks about the importance of Kundalini Yoga for the pursuit of physical, mental and spiritual health, and how this practice can be useful in treating various diseases. Below, a brief technical explanation of the patterns of the human mind with the approach of Kundalini Yoga to facilitate understanding of the following issues.

What is Kundalini Yoga?

What is kundalini yoga?

Kundalini Yoga, as taught by YogiBhajan®, is a yoga practice which promotes physical and mental conditioning helping people to become stronger and readier to face the challenges of everyday life. It is a way of wakening human consciousness. The practice integrates postures (asanas), breathing (pranayamas), meditations and mantras.