January 29, 2013

Concepts of Anatomy Trains

Western anatomy as we know it has been around for more than 500 years and still forms the foundation for the study of medicine and the approach to medical practice. But what if the anatomy texts of the past 500-plus years got it -- at least partially -- wrong? This is the argument of a growing number of researchers, including author Tom Myers, Dr. Stephen Levin, Dr. Donald E. Ingber and Tom Flemons, to name just a few.

January 19, 2013

Elvis Presley did yoga?

Imagine Elvis Presley doing sun salutation! Believe it or not, this rock'n roll star was a meditating vegetarian and also a yoga practitioner. He reportedly said that:  "I know some of the things I think are kind of far out… and I don’t meet a lot of people that I can relate to, and those that I do meet need to know more about their spiritual selves.”

January 10, 2013

Christian fundamentalists freak out over yoga in the military

Cross-legged Yoga Pose 

An excerpt from: www.salon.com

With a temporary ceasefire declared in the war over Christmas, fundamentalist Christian conservatives are looking for other places that religion may be under attack — and one radical thinks that that place may be the military.

Tony Perkins, the head of the Family Research Council, a right-wing Christian think tank that has been classified as a hate group, has flipped out over a “wacky” new initiative being tested in U.S. military training programs. No, it’s not the end of “don’t ask, don’t tell” — it’s yoga and meditation classes.

January 1, 2013

Lunar phases and lunar calendar for 2013

Moon Phases 2013

Dear friends,
Just like last year, this time around I am also offering you a small new years gift.
Index below contains full and new moon dates and timings. Hope you will find this Lunar Calendar handy. May the new year be full of positive changes!