The world needs the knowledge that yoga offers
What a wonderful excerpt by Swami Swaroopananda, welcoming students to the latest Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat in the Bahamas..
What a wonderful excerpt by Swami Swaroopananda, welcoming students to the latest Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat in the Bahamas.
We are in the midst of a spiritual revolution, and it is my belief that in 50 years we will not recognize this planet as changes are happening fast. Engagement with spiritual disciplines, including yoga and meditation, is key for navigating this time of transition and creating a more peaceful future. In the last 10 years, the number of yoga practitioners has seen rapid growth, with recent statistics indicating that there are more 800-million people practicing yoga worldwide.
We all stand witness to the turmoil that humanity and planet Earth are experiencing and we have to ask ourselves whether a solution to this suffering is at all possible. The great masters assure us that there is, in fact, a way to transcend suffering and to abide in eternal freedom and bliss. This way is called yoga — and it can transform individual lives as well as the state of humanity and the planet"
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