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Yoga - An experience to be experienced

"Majority of the population understands yoga as twisting oneself into knots or breathing abnormally, erroneously termed as asanas and pranayamas. If you switch on the television, there will be enough people calling themselves yoga gurus, in beautiful flowing beards and wearing fancy robes, jumping around trees, breathing like animals, calling it yoga and claiming to rid you of all your life problems, of course, at a price. And if you look around, there are countless people who go to these people and empty out their pockets hoping to get a solution.

I get mails from all over the world. One gentleman for instance wrote to me asking about shri vidya. He said he had learnt it from a person who calls himself an avdhoot and holds shivirs all over the world. This gentleman was hoping to improve his business, he was assured that this vidya would help him grow; of course, he was charged a handsome fee. Two months into the practice his business crashed, his family broke down and he was in a state of complete mess. He wrote to me to check if he was practicing it right. This is the reality of the world out there. Sri Vidya or any of the yogic sciences are extremely potent practices, but they have to be channelized through a guru who has its siddhi. Only then they are effective. A person who is busy travelling all over the world to grow his business would have no time for sadhna and obviously no siddhi."

Continue reading this enlightening article by
Yogi Ashwini ji in #NavhindTimes today..



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