February 21, 2013

Catholic church opens up to yoga and mediation

ROME- With a surprising twist of flexibility, a key Italian bishop and doctrinal expert has given his green light to integrating yoga and meditation into Roman Catholic spiritual practices. Monsignor Raffaello Martinelli, the bishop of the city of Frascati, near Rome, said that he is "open" to forms of eastern meditation previously rejected by the Vatican, as long as they are used in conjunction with the framework of Christian spirituality, writes La Stampa.

Kevin Garnett: NBA's star diggs Yoga

 This is a really interesting article from  greenstreet.weei.com. Another NBA star player, this time Kevin Garnett, have discovered the phenomenal benefits of simple Hata Yoga. After several Atlanta Hawk's team  members, Garnett is just another NBA's player digging deeper in to the ancient practice. In an interview, he shares about balancing and calming effect yoga has up on him. The trend of more and more public figures, who are getting in to yoga, continues, which is a great contribution to the entire society. I am sure that it is just a matter of time until some "star" shows up here at the I I I.

February 15, 2013

The Sun and the Miracles

I'd like to share this fascinating video with you - Suryakund consecration. This video is a glimpse in to a mystical, ages old process of consecration - once a common process up on this planet. Consecrated by Sadhguru using prana pratishta; Suryakund - a powerhouse you can't miss once in proximity of it's energy.

February 2, 2013

Atlanta Hawks add yoga into the mix

Bow Pose by Ivan Johnson 
Atlanta Hawks center Zaza Pachulia slips out of his sneakers, kneels on a yoga mat and exhales.
Sitting on the back of his heels, Pachulia lowers his upper body onto his thighs. He stretches his arms out in front of him. With his body folded, only his long arms hint at his towering height of 6 feet 11 inches. Clad in baggy gray sweatpants, Pachulia smoothly glides from one yoga pose to the next — Downward-Facing Dog, Warrior Pose and the Tree Pose.