Ganga: The River of Heaven

Subhash Kak traces the course of the Ganga – from its descent from heaven to the rituals and traditions still associated with it in India today.

Yoga Day Countdown: Day #1, Yoga Day!

Continuing our countdown to Yoga Day 2017 with Hatha Yoga teacher Ambika Gupta’s yoga postcards from the gorgeous banks of Lac Léman, Switzerland! The asanas follow the progression of a yoga practice. Day #1, Yoga Day: Shavasana

Happy Yoga Day & Yoga for a Happy Day!

Did you know that yoga can change your genes and make you happier? And that’s not just for ‘Hindus’. LWP Founder shares the latest scientific information and reflects on yoga and its connection with religion.

Yoga Day Countdown: Day #2

Continuing our countdown to Yoga Day 2017 with Hatha Yoga teacher Ambika Gupta’s yoga postcards from the gorgeous banks of Lac Léman, Switzerland! The asanas follow the progression of a yoga practice. Day #2: Naukasana

Yoga Day Countdown: Day #3

Continuing our countdown to Yoga Day 2017 with Hatha Yoga teacher Ambika Gupta’s yoga postcards from the gorgeous banks of Lac Léman, Switzerland! The asanas follow the progression of a yoga practice. Day #3: Gomukhasana

Yoga Day Countdown: Day #4

Continuing our countdown to Yoga Day 2017 with Hatha Yoga teacher Ambika Gupta’s yoga postcards from the gorgeous banks of Lac Léman, Switzerland! The asanas follow the progression of a yoga practice. Day #4: Ardha Matsyendrasana

And Now, Yoga (Yoga Day Special)

LWP Newsletter #3 shares discusses the significance of Yoga Day being held at the summer solstice and also the importance of yoga in the world today. It is indeed time for yoga.

Yoga Day Countdown: Day #5

Continuing our countdown to Yoga Day 2017 with Hatha Yoga teacher Ambika Gupta’s yoga postcards from the gorgeous banks of Lac Léman, Switzerland! The asanas follow the progression of a yoga practice. Day #5: Shashankasana

The Alchemy of Suffering and Freedom

In this artful piece, Shruti Bakshi and Subhash Kak contemplate the alchemy programmed into the game of life where suffering must be turned into freedom. The story of the churning of the ocean (Samudra Manthan) is used as a metaphor to understand the existential meaning of the suffering inherent life.

Shiva, the Grand Master of Yoga

As we count down to Yoga Day, David Frawley reminds us of Shiva as the consciousness inextricably linked with yoga and explains the many symbolisms of Shiva.

Yoga Day Countdown: Day #6

Continuing our countdown to Yoga Day 2017 with Hatha Yoga teacher Ambika Gupta’s yoga postcards from the gorgeous banks of Lac Léman, Switzerland! The asanas follow the progression of a yoga practice. Day #6: Bhujangasana

Yoga Day Countdown: Day #7

Continuing our countdown to Yoga Day 2017 with Hatha Yoga teacher Ambika Gupta’s yoga postcards from the gorgeous banks of Lac Léman, Switzerland! The asanas follow the progression of a yoga practice. Day #7: Ashvasthasana

TalkingWise: Mindfulness in Business

Yes MBAs and business leaders do meditate! Isabella Convertini, career coach, business strategy expert and mindfulness teacher at Google gives us an insight into what mindfulness is all about and her personal journey into it.

How to Manage Your Mind

If you’re an over-thinker, this short clip might help. LWP gives you 4 easy ways of dealing with stress and anxiety. Anyone can do it! Why not check it out?

Yoga Day Countdown: Day #8

Continuing our countdown to Yoga Day 2017 with Hatha Yoga teacher Ambika Gupta’s yoga postcards from the gorgeous banks of Lac Léman, Switzerland! The asanas follow the progression of a yoga practice. Day #8: Trikonasana

Yoga Day Countdown: Day #9

Continuing our countdown to Yoga Day 2017 with Hatha Yoga teacher Ambika Gupta’s yoga postcards from the gorgeous banks of Lac Léman, Switzerland! The asanas follow the progression of a yoga practice. Day #9: Katichakrasana

De-mystifying Kali

Nithin Sridhar helps us understand the meaning and significance of Goddess Kali who is often misunderstood and her symbolisms often misinterpreted.

Yoga Day Countdown! Day #10

Counting down to Yoga Day 2017 with Hatha Yoga teacher Ambika Gupta’s yoga postcards from the gorgeous banks of Lac Léman, Switzerland! The asanas follow the progression of a yoga practice. Day #10: Tadasana

Recipe: Vegetarian Eggs on Toast!

This recipe is to make sure veggies don’t miss out on the yumminess of scrambled eggs on toast! It’s a remarkably simple cheese-on-toast – the Indian way!

A Song for the Neuroscientists (Avadhuta Gita)

Newsletter #2 (11 Jun 2017) with thoughts on the desultory attempts by scientists to understand and interpret mystical/spiritual experiences (e.g. Arun Shourie’s attempt in his recent book Two Saints). Includes a weekly round-up and other LWP updates.

Details of the Infinite

Beloo Mehra walks us through the beauty and divinity of an Indian temple which is but an outer representation of the temple within. The sublimity of the Sun Temple at Modhera (Gujarat, India) comes alive in the lyrical prose and beautiful images infused with inspiration from Sri Aurobindo.

The ‘As You Like It’ Generation

Shakespeare couldn’t have had a clue that his one line would one day become a way of life! But is it wise to want life as you like it? LWP’s new LivLite section will showcase some light and casual musings on life such as this one so we can be reminded to not always take life so serious!

Sanskrit, Science and Ecology

Can Sanskrit show us the way forward? Kiran Varanasi reminds us of the vital role Sanskrit played in the brilliance and endurance of the ancient Indian civilisation and how it can help transform civilisation once again.

“We Won’t Always Have Paris”

This first weekly newsletter (4 Jun 2017) by LWP discusses the global concern over environmental issues with the US pulling out of the Paris Agreement. A weekly round-up of LWP articles is also included in case you missed them during the week.

Yoga and the Environment

David Frawley reflects on the crucial role of Yoga in restoring our lost connection with nature. Concerned with the balance of the body and mind, Yoga and Ayurveda can also help us restore ecological balance and respect for other life on the planet- an urgent need of the hour.

Baba Ramdev’s tips for beating the heat

Famous yoga and Ayurveda guru and founder of the popular Ayurvedic food brand Patanjali Ayurved, Baba Ramdev offers some wisdom for keeping your cool while boosting your health. All you need is the right food, drink and pranayama.

Life is Inclusiveness

An excerpt from Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev’s book ‘Inner Engineering – A Yogi’s Guide to Joy’ in which he explains that enlightenment is merely coming home to the realisation that all experience happens from within and that life is an inclusive process.