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  1. Ishna

    General Cultural Borrowing Is Great; The Problem Is Disrespect

    Who owns yoga—or ‘talking black’ or Samurai regalia? No one, but that doesn’t mean it’s OK to use them in ways that ridicule or exploit the cultures they come from. By Kwame Anthony Appiah (Source) Should we be tying ourselves in knots over the growing popularity of yoga? Some think so...
  2. S

    Yoga V/s Simran V/s Meditation?

    So today is International Yoga Day. Yoga is particularly popularized in India by yogi ramdev baba . There are various breathing exercises . My mom does them and says she feels better. But I told her naam simran is above all of it. What do you think ? Is it even fair to compare yogic...
  3. J

    Yogism Hatha Yoga

    Hatha Yoga is an ideal exercise for the physical fitness and mental relaxation. Yoga exercise. Hatha Yoga exercise is a kind of yoga workout introduced by Yogi Swatmarama, a yogic sage in the fifteenth century in Indian. This particular program of yoga is the most popular one, and it is from...
  4. spnadmin

    India Does Doing Yoga Make You A Hindu?

    Does doing yoga make you a Hindu? By William Kremer http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25006926 For many people, the main concern in a yoga class is whether they are breathing correctly or their legs are aligned. But for others, there are lingering doubts about whether they should be there...
  5. aristotle

    India Supreme Court To Examine If Yoga Can Be Compulsory In Schools

    NEW DELHI Months after a US court ruled that yoga cannot be construed as an instrument of religious indoctrination, the Supreme Court in India is all set to dwell on the same question: If yoga can be made compulsory in all schools although it may be perceived to have religious overtones...
  6. P

    General Turban Day

    Vaheguru Ji Ka Khalsa, Vaheguru Ji Ki Fateh! Sikhism is the 4th largest religion in the World yet most people have no idea of the philosophy is. When asked, most people think Sikhs are Muslims, which has lead to misguided attacks upon Sikhs. The fault doesn't lie within the media or...
  7. H

    Yogism Turbans And White Robes: The Latest Yoga Craze Is Kundalini

    sat sri akaal anyone having full access to article on Times and what are your views http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/health/diet-fitness/article3760584.ece spnadmin note: I tried to locate the full article on alternative web sites with no luck. To get the full article one has to be a...
  8. spnadmin

    Yogism 15,000 Turn Out For Yoga In Times Square (VIDEO)

    MYFOXNY.COM Yoga in Times Square video at this link http://www.myfoxny.com/story/22645061/yoga-in-times-square Yogis and those wanting a little zen are packing Times Square on Friday for the 11th Annual Solstice in Times Square. Thousands of people are turning out for various yoga...
  9. Tejwant Singh

    Christianity Virginia Candidate E.W. Jackson: Yoga Leads To Satan

    Virginia candidate E.W. Jackson: Yoga leads to Satan By TAL KOPAN | 6/6/13 6:07 AM EDT E.W. Jackson, the Virginia GOP candidate for lieutenant governor, suggested that yoga could open individuals to Satan, according to a report. Accompanying a profile of Jackson, who has been a thorn in...
  10. Luckysingh

    Yogism Bhagat Jaidev's Influence On Yoga

    I have just come across this by Mr sikhnet. http://www.mrsikhnet.com/2008/10/16/sodarshan-chakra-kriya-meditation/ it is labelled as 'sodarshan chakra kriya meditation' This particular yog kriya has it's full reference to Bhagat Jaidev's shabad on Ang 1106 ਰਾਗੁ ਮਾਰੂ ਬਾਣੀ ਜੈਦੇਉ ਜੀਉ ਕੀ Rāg...
  11. K

    Siddh Gosht: A Dialog On Empowered Living

    Dear all, Vahgur ji ka Khalsa, Vahgur ji ki Fateh! It is a pleasure to see that there are so many on SPN interested in learning and growing thru dialogue. I invite you all to visit my website www.1infinite.com, where I have begun posting from my book "Siddh Gosht: A Dialog on Empowered...
  12. H

    Yogism Yoga To Reach Chauthaa Pada, The Fourth State

    dear all members sat sri akal. in our human birth rights, actually we had already been given 4 types consciousness. the 3 types maya consciousness we are always experiencing it in our daily life..but the probelm is with the fourth stage, because it is earned in deep meditation.. so my question...
  13. BhagatSingh

    General Union With God (BoKSD 6)

    Bani of Sant Kabir Das, Shabad #6, starts in the middle of page 324. Introduction: What has to be present in any lifestyle if one wants to merge with Ram? ਗਉੜੀ ਕਬੀਰ ਜੀ ॥ Raag Gaurhi Kabir ji ਨਗਨ ਫਿਰਤ ਜੌ ਪਾਈਐ ਜੋਗੁ ॥ ਬਨ ਕਾ ਮਿਰਗੁ ਮੁਕਤਿ ਸਭੁ ਹੋਗੁ ॥੧॥ If Yog could be obtained by...
  14. T

    Hakem Mirza Yogi Alla Yaar Khan

    Any translation in English available for his works. Example http://sikhilehar.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/Ganj-e-Shaheedant.pdfmotherlylove
  15. namjiwankaur

    Yogism Nada Yoga & Its Influence On The Gurus

    Sat Nam _/|\_ I learned of Nada Yoga today. I want to learn about it from two angles. One thing I want to know is how the idea of sound/vibration inspired the gurus. I found the word "naad" at Sikhi Wiki. It is described there as "the Immaculate Sound Current". What I'm finding in a Google...
  16. J

    Yogism Yogi Bhajan/kundalini Yoga

    Hello What do you think about the Kundalini Yoga introduced by him in the western world? I began practicing it very intensely some months ago and after doing a lot of research I find that Bhajan's yoga might be a mix of Sikh and hinduist health/religious/spiritual exercises... Thank you
  17. spnadmin

    Yogism Is Yoga Science Or Religion?

    INDIA 8 August 2011 These are no fast food service type of menus nor are there any free lunches and those expecting such an easy result are, with all my humility and civility warned to restrain themselves from these practices. Nor will it confer magic within a limited time frame. Its results are...
  18. S

    Yogi Bhajan

    I have been watching videos on You Tube which has goreh Sikhs in America talking about Sikhism, naam, bani, japji sahib etc. I have found these videos really good and insightful and have learned a lot. One guy in particular is Guruka Singh who seems to talk a lot of sense and is well...
  19. Archived_Member16

    India Ramdev Threatens Armed Rebellion, Govt Issues Stern Warning

    Ramdev threatens armed rebellion, Govt issues stern warning June 08, 2011 7:42:28 PM - PTI | Haridwar/New Delhi AP Photo/ Gurinder Osan Baba Ramdev, center, addresses followers at his ashram in Haridwar. Threatening an armed rebellion, yoga guru Ramdev today said he will raise a 11,000...
  20. spnadmin

    Yogism Bhakti Yoga: In Search Of A Lost Love

    Radhanath Swami Founder and Director, Radha Gopinath Ashram Mother Nature is always speaking. She speaks in a language understood within the peaceful mind of the sincere observer. Leopards, cobras, monkeys, rivers and trees; they all served as my teachers when I lived as a wanderer in the...