Quote Of The Day

Stillness is Godliness.

25 Sep 2020

Drawn from talk on ‘Relevance of Srimad Bhagavad Gita in daily life.’ At Siri Fort, New Delhi – 2016

As per sage Patanjali, yoga is an eight-fold path. It is like climbing a staircase which has eight steps: yama, niyama, asana, pranayama, pratyahara, dharana, dhyana and the final step is samadhi. In order to become a yogi, the aspirant needs to follow these eight limbs, meticulously and step by step. To many people, yoga means just asanas. Thus, they jump straight into the practice of asanas without understanding what the word ‘yoga’, actually means. That is why even...