Bhagavad Gita (4) Christian Paaske @ Yoga for Alle

Lesson 4 is about chapter 2 and 3. Chapter 2 and 3 emphasis two roads to freedom. Jnana yoga and Karma yoga, the road of knowledge and the road of action. According to the road of knowledge, you ought to be an example to follow. You don’t have to “spread” the knowledge just live in accordanceContinue reading “Bhagavad Gita (4) Christian Paaske @ Yoga for Alle”

Satyananda – short introduction

As mentioned earlier Satyananda Yoga includes Hatha- (physical yoga poses), Raja- (the knowledge of the mind), Jnana- (the path of knowledge), Bhakti- (the path of heart and emotion) and Karma yoga (the path of service). Here is a short introduction: Hatha yoga – Ha is symbolised by the sun and Tha by the moon. ItContinue reading “Satyananda – short introduction”

Satyananda yoga

Satyananda Yoga includes Hatha- (physical yoga poses), Raja- (the knowledge of the mind), Jnana- (the path of knowledge), Bhakti- (the path of heart and emotion) and Karma Yoga (the path of service). Satyananda Yoga springs out from the Sivananda Yoga tradition. Swami Satyananda Saraswati founded the Bihar School of Yoga in 1963/4, and wrote over 80Continue reading “Satyananda yoga”

Things to look at in an asana

@home or in class you may look at the following in an asana: Which chakra is activated? 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and/or 7 Which muscle is activated? i.e. Hamstring Which marma point is activated? i.e Ani (mid tigh) Which system is activated? i.e. Endocrine, Muscular, Circulatory Which body? Physical, Vital, Mental, Psychic orContinue reading “Things to look at in an asana”

Jnana @home: Mooji

Mooji is an Advita Zen master, and comes from the linage og Sri Ramana Maharshi. He met his teacher, Sri Poonja, in India by conincidence. He lives in an Ashram in Portugal, and has published several books. He believes in non-dualism and self- inquiry. In his book Before I am his editors says «…invitation toContinue reading “Jnana @home: Mooji”

Bhagavad Gita (3) Christian Paaske @ Yoga for Alle

The third lessson poses some interesting questions, we´ll take it step by step. Most of the themes of the Bhagavad Gita are in chapters 2 and 3. Conciousness is unchanging and that is the end of all wisdom. Human beings start with being unmanifested, becomes manifested and ends unmanifested. Karma Yoga, the yoga of action,Continue reading “Bhagavad Gita (3) Christian Paaske @ Yoga for Alle”

Jnana @home: OM

The syllable OM is often chanted in the beginning and/or end of class. It has different meanings according to different schools, my school believes it has no meaning only vibrations. Below you see the different explanation for the syllable. If you familiarize yourself with chanting, I am no expert, you´ll find that OM does vibrateContinue reading “Jnana @home: OM”

Jnana @home: Books

Jnana yoga is the path of Wisdom and knowledge. I go through some books during the year, but I don´t organize my ideas and understanding in any way. Today I looked a bit in the Bhagavad Gita. It is possible to just pick a verse and meditate on it. It is something I might tryContinue reading “Jnana @home: Books”