Best of Yoga Philosophy
a virtual magazine and forum devoted to Yoga philosophy.
Every day I select the best Yoga philosophy articles on the Internet and post the links to Pinterest (main site & best browsing), facebook, Twitter, and Linkedin. You read the articles that interest you, and join in the discussions, if so moved.
Below are my choices for this past week.
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if love is a light, i am a prism.
Kristi Stout ~ July 16, 2013
This is actually a very yogic article, even though yoga is
never mentioned.Reminds me of some of the more
effusive language in the Gita. –Bob W.
r.i.p. yoga international: another yoga mag bites the dust
Roseanne Harvey ~ July 16, 2013
But have no fear. Yoga International says it is planning to
greatly expand its online offerings. Stay tuned. –Bob W.
The Myth About Chakras & Why You Probably Have it All Wrong.
Mijael Brandwajn ~ Jul 16, 2013
Quote: “The truth is that many people who claim to be enlightened, or
claim to see and feel the chakras with detail, or both,
have spoken about them in terms that are nothing short of contradictory…”
Yoga Taught Me How to Breathe.
Kris Lord ~ Jul 16, 2013
“But for all my fascination with cerebral studies,
I avoided my own emotional landscape…”
From Longing to Belonging
Tara Brach ~ July 17, 2013
This is why I have a section for “Related Articles” on
Best of Yoga Philosophy, so I post great articles like
this that are not yoga per se, but teach the same ideas. –Bob W.
Is Yoga a Religion? The Great Debate
Part two of the discussion between Dr. Candy Gunther
Brown and Anton Drake. ~ July 16, 2003
Excellent debate. Gets a little long and heavy at times, but well worth the effort. –Bob W.
darwinism debunked-by charles-darwin.
James Abro ~July 19, 2013
“Right now, I’ll allow Charles Darwin to debunk the infamous
postulate so steadfastly attached to his name and work:…”
‘Nothing’s Impossible’ – 94-Year-Old Yoga Teacher Tao Porchon-Lynch
Posted by YD ~ July 19, 2013
Why does she love yoga so much? “I think it’s the joy of living –
to feel that when you are in touch with this wonderful power that’s
inside of you, nothing’s impossible.”
Stop cultural appropriation of Yoga:
Yoga is all about Hinduism, albeit without the ism
BY SANDHU BHAMRA ~ JULY 18, 2013
“Hinduism to a western religious philosophy is inappropriate
because Hinduismin its true eternal form – the Sanātana
Dharma is not only about a religious belief, it is about
technology, life sciences, environment, mind, body, science
– all rolled into one…”
Creating a Meditation Practice
Dani Shapiro~ July 20th, 2013
“It was hard, scary, and sometimes felt silly. What was I doing?
I had deadlines to meet. Students to teach. Food shopping to do.
But it was helping me to make out the vaguest beginning of an
outline. I was starting to see what was there…”
Bob Weisenberg is Editor of Best of Yoga Philosophy and former Yoga Editor & Assoc. Publisher of elephant journal. He is the author of Yoga Demystified, Bhagavad Gita in a Nutshell, and Leadership Is Like Tennis, Not Egyptology. as well as Co-editor of Yoga in America and a contributor to The Poetry of Yoga. Contact Bob at facebook, Twitter, or e-mail.