July 4, 2015

City Officials in Russia's Nizhnevartovsk Attempt to Ban Practicing Yoga

Nizhnevartovsk yoga studio

Yoga is inseparably part of the modern culture in many countries across the world. This is also true for the people of Nizhnevartovsk in central Russia,.Recent attempt by local official to prevent yoga studios and organizations from teaching has left people stunned. Ironically, Russia's prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev himself is known to be a yoga enthusiast.

Here is the full report as published by the Radio Free Europe today

When rumors began swirling that authorities in the central Russian city of Nizhnevartovsk intended to ban yoga, practitioners of the ancient Indian discipline thought it was a prank.

June 30, 2015

Can we overcome our addictions and compulsions?

Can we overcome our addictions and compulsions? The yogic tradition says we can. Through meditation and heightened awareness we can change our behaviors.

June 18, 2015

All You Need to Know About the Upcoming International Day of Yoga #IDY

The story of how yoga originated is filled with intrigue and a like a lost artifact, it is an ancient one. There are many theories about the origins of yoga. You might have heard that yoga originates somewhere from India and more specifically, the Himalayan region. While yoga originates from that region, it is now a worldwide phenomenon.
It is estimated that over 300 million practice hatha yoga and over 2 billion people practice other paths of yoga. On June 21st, 2015 the world will celebrate yoga on the first ever International Day of Yoga. The United Nations has declared this day to recognize the importance of yoga.

March 22, 2015

Inclusive Business; The Yogic Method

Steve Jobs Success 

One man, one vision and the world will never be the same. Of course Steve Jobs did not work all by him self, but he definitely was the spine of the Apple Inc. Apple's market worth is billions of dollars and Steve Jobs has become an icon for many business leaders, but most importantly does everyone know where did his genius come from?

Believe or not, the main figure in achieving his knowledge was a yogi. A yoga master named Paramhansa Yogananda who him self was a businessman. His book, the "Autobiography of a Yogi" was the only book Jobs ever uploaded to his iPod.
Apparently all whom came to say good by to him at his funeral received this book, this was Jobs's legacy.

Here are 15 key points or quotes that Jobs followed also known as "15 quotes on enlightened business practice" which helped him to reach the top:

February 1, 2015

A modern engineering miracle

Because of the world's growing population, it comes natural to reduce, reuse and recycle. For example the basic recycling process is very common in many US households - plastic bottles, aluminum cans, glass etc. But some ideas grow much wilder - for instance the Janicki's Omniprocessor which will soon provide drinking water to thousands of people in need!
What exactly is Janicki's Omniprocessor? Here is what Bill Gates says about it:

"I watched the piles of feces go up the conveyer belt and drop into a large bin. They made their way through the machine, getting boiled and treated. A few minutes later I took a long taste of the end result: a glass of delicious drinking water."