What are the Vedas?

As I discuss this topic, I do want to be transparent about my study. I am not a scholar, I do not have a degree in Eastern Philosophy. I am a yoga practitioner that has had my own personal study on the vedas and all that supports the vedas. Ananta vai vedah! The vedas are infinite. Indian Knowledge Systems, or IKS, are fourteen repositories of knowledge. It consists of four Vedas, four Upavedas, and six Vedangas. The Vedas were composed…Read Moreโ€ฆ

Ha and Tha: Hatha Yoga Explained

According to the Hatha Pradipika and Goraksha Samhita, we have 72,000 nadis in the human body. These nadis are said to be present in the Pranamaya kosha, a layer that I found in the subtle body but are not seen by the naked eye. Within the nadis, we have three main channels that are the focus of Hatha yoga. These three nadis run from the base of the spine to the head. The Ida nadi runs from the left side…Read Moreโ€ฆ