Guru


A Journey Through The 8 Limbs of Yoga A Journey Through The 8 Limbs of Yoga A Journey Through The 8 Limbs of Yoga A Journey Through The 8 Limbs of Yoga


The 8 limbs of Ashtanga yoga are a treasure trove of wisdom set forth by Patanjali in his famous Yoga Sutras. Learn the meaning of the each...

Guru Guru Guru Guru


Find out what the long lineage of yoga gurus have been trying to tell us all along (hint: it's not the same, or at least it doesn't stay...

Seeking Your Guru: A History of Gurus in the West + 6 Bits of Advice for the Seeker Seeking Your Guru: A History of Gurus in the West + 6 Bits of Advice for the Seeker Seeking Your Guru: A History of Gurus in the West + 6 Bits of Advice for the Seeker Seeking Your Guru: A History of Gurus in the West + 6 Bits of Advice for the Seeker


Curious about what a guru does and how to find one that's right for you? Learn more about the history of Eastern gurus in America and what...

Krishnamacharya Krishnamacharya Krishnamacharya Krishnamacharya


Mostly known as the guru of modern yogi legends such as B.K.S. Iyengar, Pattabhi Jois and T.K.V. Desikachar, Krishnamacharya was also an...

Who is Patanjali: An Introduction to the Father of Yoga Who is Patanjali: An Introduction to the Father of Yoga Who is Patanjali: An Introduction to the Father of Yoga Who is Patanjali: An Introduction to the Father of Yoga


If you've studied or practiced yoga, chances are you've heard of Patanjali, but who was he and why is he so important? Here's an...

Osho Osho Osho Osho


Take a deeper look into who Osho was and how his work influenced the worldwide spiritual community today.

Guru Gita Guru Gita Guru Gita Guru Gita


Learn the importance of studying and chanting the Guru Gita, as well as explore some favorite verses.

Yogapedia's Interpretation of the Bhagavad Gita Yogapedia's Interpretation of the Bhagavad Gita Yogapedia's Interpretation of the Bhagavad Gita Yogapedia's Interpretation of the Bhagavad Gita


What is the Bhagavad Gita really about and why is it so important to yoga? Read more here to find out why 'the Gita' is such a classic.

Guru's Grace Guru's Grace Guru's Grace Guru's Grace


Further understand what grace is, how it comes through a relationship with a guru and all the benefits this brings.

Who Was B.K.S. Iyengar? Who Was B.K.S. Iyengar? Who Was B.K.S. Iyengar? Who Was B.K.S. Iyengar?


As the author of the world-famous 'Light on Yoga,' B.K.S. Iyengar's influence on modern yoga was, and still is, far-reaching. Learn how...

Peace and Unity: Paramahansa Yogananda's Wishes for the World Peace and Unity: Paramahansa Yogananda's Wishes for the World Peace and Unity: Paramahansa Yogananda's Wishes for the World Peace and Unity: Paramahansa Yogananda's Wishes for the World


Born this day in 1893, Paramahansa Yogananda would go on to popularize India's ancient wisdom, including Kriya yoga, in the West. Also...

3 Things You Must Do Before Teaching Your First Yoga Class 3 Things You Must Do Before Teaching Your First Yoga Class 3 Things You Must Do Before Teaching Your First Yoga Class 3 Things You Must Do Before Teaching Your First Yoga Class


You've completed your teacher training and you want to start teaching yoga. Now what? Do the following three things and you'll be set up...

5 Things You Learn Hanging Out With Deepak Chopra 5 Things You Learn Hanging Out With Deepak Chopra 5 Things You Learn Hanging Out With Deepak Chopra 5 Things You Learn Hanging Out With Deepak Chopra


In a personal Q&A, Deepak Chopra -- the world-renowned visionary and founder of The Chopra Foundation -- shares his personal mantras and...

10 Most Fascinating Women in Yoga 10 Most Fascinating Women in Yoga 10 Most Fascinating Women in Yoga 10 Most Fascinating Women in Yoga


Get to know 10 of the most inspiring female yoga teachers in the yoga community today.

The Guru Guide: What to Watch Out for When Seeking Your Spiritual Master The Guru Guide: What to Watch Out for When Seeking Your Spiritual Master The Guru Guide: What to Watch Out for When Seeking Your Spiritual Master The Guru Guide: What to Watch Out for When Seeking Your Spiritual Master


Many well-intentioned people fall prey to the passions of false gurus. Learn the characteristics of a true guru and how to spot a fake.