348 – Satyananda Yoga

The sadhana in Satyananda Yoga is different to Patanjali’s eight-fold system. An explanation is given for the purification of the five sheaths which enclose our spirit. Asana and pranayama are the first and second steps which give us an understanding of Annamaya Kosha (sheath). Continue reading

334 – What Yoga should I practice?

According to Swami Satyananda, in order to understand what kind of Yoga Sadhana is to be practiced, one has to know what is going in with oneself. If one is physically unwell, one has to take up asanas and pranayamas. If one is depressed, consumed with anxiety, blood pressure and insomnia, one must practice meditation. If one is suffering from mental exhaustion, one must practice pranayama. Continue reading

315 – Fear is real

Fear is everywhere. We are terrified of Covid; the wars all over the world are causing sadness and disturbance in our lives. Forest fires have caused terrible damage and there is flooding in different countries. The biodiversity is declining at an alarming rate. It is essential for us to face these fears. Continue reading

217 – How many kinds of Gurus are there?

Many of us are searching for a Guru and the search is like looking for the most bahumulya vyakti (priceless person). It is not possible for us to find a Guru, s/he appears before us, when the time is right. There are many kinds of Guru, Gyana Guru, Yogic Guru, Tantric Guru, Brahmanishtha (one who lives in the light of the teaching, of one ness) Guru, Chela Guru. The title given before guru describes the method that a Guru utilizes to transmit his/her energy. Continue reading

208 – Chaturtha Pranayama – the perfect pranayama

We all have this question, is there a perfect pranayama which one can practice in front of people unobserved. There are numerous pranayamas mentioned and each one is better than the other. They energize our lungs, stimulate our digestive system, regulate our breath and calm our mind. However, they cannot be practiced without the sadhaka being noticed. Continue reading

What ist Pawanamuktasana? Nalini explains

Nalini, direct disciple of Paramahamsa Satyananda, explains what Pavanamuktasanas are, how they work, which benefit you can expect. Nalini ist living in Delhi. She is teaching Pavanamuktasana training courses in Yoga Vidya Ashram Germany. https://www.yoga-vidya.de/english.html

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Paramahamsa Swami Satyananda – in the Words of a Disciple

Paramahamsa Satyananda (1923-2009) is the founder of the Bihar School of Yoga. Nalini Sahay, one of his disciples, talks about this great Master, and how his guidance helped her in her spiritual awakening and development. Nalini is living in Delhi. She is teaching Yoga Nidra, Tantra Meditations, Pavana Muktasana, Prana Vidya and other techniques that she learnt from Swami Satyananda. Recording from Yoga Vidya Ashram Germany where Nalini gives professional training courses regularly.

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Yoga Nidra – Nalini explains

The deep relaxation technique Yoga Nidra relaxes body, mind and spirit. Dr. Nalini explains in this short Yoga Podcast what Yoga Nidra is, how it works and how it developed from the Tantras. She speaks about her spiritual Master and Teacher, Shri Paramahamsa Satyananda, founder of Bihar School of Yoga. She talks about the different stages of the practice of Yoga Nidra. Dr. Nalini has been teaching Yoga for the last 30 years. Now she is teaching others how to teach Yoga Nidra, in Yoga Vidya Ashrams and Centers in Germany.

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What is Trantra? Nalini Explains

There are many misconceptions and many different explanations about Tantra. Dr. Nalini speaks about Tantra and Tantra practices. She says: Tantra is expansion and liberation of the soul and the mind. Dr. Nalini is a disciple of Paramahamsa Satyananada of the Bihar School of Yoga. Nalini is teaching Tantra Meditation and other Tantra Practices. in India and Germany. This Yoga Podcast is part of an Interview at Yoga Vidya Ashram Germany were Nalini is giving Training Courses in Tantra practices regularly.

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Paramahamsa Swami Satyananda – Nalini speaks about her Guru

Paramahamsa Satyananda (1923-2009) was one of the foremost disciples of Swami Sivananda. He was the founder of the Bihar School of Yoga. Nalini Sahay, one of his senior disciples, talks in this Yoga Podcast about this great Master, and how his guidance helped her in her spiritual awakening and inner development. Nalini is living in Delhi, she has a PHD and is using Yoga for helping people in need. She is teaching Yoga Nidra, Tantra Meditations, Pavana Muktasana, Prana Vidya and other techniques that she learnt from her Guru, Swami Satyananda. Thi Podcast is recorded in Yoga Vidya Ashram Germany where Nalini gives professional training courses regularly.

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