Jnana Yoga

Jnana Yoga (The Yoga of Knowledge & Wisdom) “Jñāna Yoga, or the science of the Self, is not a subject that can be understood and realized through mere intellectual study, reasoning, discussion or arguments. It is the most difficult of all sciences.” – Swami...

Raja Yoga

Raja Yoga (The Yoga of Mind & Meditation) Rāja Yoga, a scientific approach of regulating the thought waves, is the third of the Four Paths of Yoga, and it is where we begin to transform all our mental and physical energy into spiritual energy. The chief practice...

Bhakti Yoga

Bhakti Yoga (The Yoga of Love and Devotion) Bhakti Yoga, the devotional approach of pure love and compassion, is the second of the Four Paths of Yoga, and it is where we begin to see all that is as the embodiment of Love. Bhakti Yoga is the path of channeling and...

Karma Yoga Path

Karma Yoga (The Yoga of Selfless Service) Karma Yoga or “selfless service” is the first of the Four Paths of Yoga, and in Swami Sivananda’s Yoga of Synthesis, it is where we begin aligning our focus to the benefit of humanity so that we may further step into the...

Positive Thinking Meditation

Vedanta and Dhyana (Positive thinking and Meditation) According to Swami Vishnudevananda, Vedānta & Dhyāna (Positive Thinking and Meditation) is the most important of all the 5 Points of Yoga, for we become what we think. Yoga teaches us that a positive outlook on...

Proper Diet

Proper Diet (Vegetarian) Besides being responsible for building our physical body, the foods we eat profoundly affect our mind, our senses, as well as our environment. Today, let us begin by getting familiar with the fundamentals. Yogic Diet The Yogic diet is a...