Yoga & Spirituality Archive

Breathing and Longevity
Did you know that the quality of your breath (inhalation and exhalation) is directly connected to longevity? Our breathing patterns reflect our emotional and mental states. The breath is jerky during anger, momentarily ceased during periods of fear, gasps during amazement, chokes during sadness, sighs in relief, is slow and steady during periods of...
10 Ways to Raise Your Consciousness
  True spiritual transformation begins when we begin doing what’s necessary to raise our consciousness. Raising your consciousness is really all about lifting the veil of illusion that keeps us separated from truth. It’s about living in your power, embracing your divine reality, and letting go of the things that no longer serve you....
Rabindranath Tagore
The mention of the name “Rabindranath Tagore” in the book “Autobiography Of A Yogi” by Paramahamsa Yogananda brought back memories of my boarding school days, of morning assembly (singing the Indian National Anthem). Rabindranath Tagore’s compositions were chosen by two nations as National Anthems: India’s Jana Gana Mana and Bangladesh’s Amar Shonar Bangla. The...
What is Grace?
“Grace” seems to be an appropriate topic to understand before we start a transformational journey — because it’s a humbling notion. For some of us, “Grace” is a word associated with sermons or discourse, delivered by pious clergy men during a religious service. “May the Grace of _______ be with you.“ (Fill in the...
Ayahuasca retreat in Iquitos peru
I am glad you are here. My name is Abe Cherian. I have had this domain for over 10 years, and I have never thought of starting a blog. I kept telling myself that I didn’t have much to share with people — and so it never happened. So why now? Why start a...