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Thursday, November 19, 2015
The battlefield, the victory, the refuge, the freedom...
The battlefield is one's mind.
The victory is conquering one's ego.
The refuge is compassion and wisdom.
The freedom is unconditional.
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See things as they are...
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Positive thinking is not the goal of yoga practice or the end of suffering
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The battlefield, the victory, the refuge, the freedom...
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Worldly identifications with names and forms
What is strength and power for the ego, is being weak in yoga practice...
Want to teach yoga?
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Want to practice yoga?
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May all be happy and peaceful as we are...
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Something beautiful and rare...
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Love relationship is a training ground for letting go...
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The truth is still what it is whether we agree or disagree with it...
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Mind the mind of oneself...
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Feel disturbed for being mistreated?
Freedom is right here and right now...
May all be free...
Anger and hatred in love relationship?
Looking after our minds...
Be kind and compassionate towards oneself...
All kinds of different yoga practice exist to suit every beings with different types of temperament, ability and condition
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Yoga practice for emancipation...
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The basics of yoga and meditation practice...
Seclusion comes gradually and naturally...
Addicted to anger and bitterness...
No time and space for anything but peace and compassion...
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Beyond all the thinking and feelings, action and inaction, there's no 'I', 'my', or 'mine'...
If being stressed doesn't change the outcome, why stressed then?
Practice yoga of selflessness, attributelessness, namelessness and formlessness...
Practice yoga and meditation in everyday life?
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The restless mind
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Yoga, the teachings, the practice and teaching yoga...
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Compassion and yoga practice
Yoga as it is...
A simple life?
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Yoga asana practice is just a very small part of the yoga practice...
Ignorance and be free from ignorance...
Righteousness, fearlessness, criticism and condemn...
Know our minds...
Pride and arrogance is a great obstacle for self-realization
Good as it is...
Teaching yoga? (2)
May all be free...
Unconditional love and peace is within us, but for some people it appears to be so far away...
Discrimination or hatred towards those who discriminate others?
Think again, if we think we are compassionate beings...
Letting go of certain thinking, beliefs and superstitions that doesn't lead us to unconditional love and peace...
Pratyahara - Withdraw the senses from the sense objects
Non-comparison and non-judgment...
What happens when we feel 'touched' or 'moved' by someone or something?
Yoga in the commercial world and practicing yoga while living among the society...
'Please' and 'Thank you' is part of human cultural values and practice, it's nothing to do with yoga...
If Yoga belongs to a particular nation, or religion, or beings, it is not Yoga anymore...
Contribution to the society begins with the realization of unconditional love and peace in oneself...
Commercial and non-commercial yoga classes?
Divert the attention of the mind away from what it thinks is troubling it...
Yoga teachers, teaching yoga, and make a living...
Go beyond the idea of 'I'...
The practice of surrendering...
I want to be a great yoga teacher to inspire other people to practice yoga?
Resolution or aspiration at the end of the yoga class or yoga practice?
Physical exercises and yoga?
The stronger the ego is, the greater the rejection towards the teachings of yoga about I-lessness...
Different types of yoga and different styles of yoga asana practice?
Purification process of the mind?
About the physical alignment and adjustment from the teacher in the yoga asana practice...
Disinterest is different from aversion...
The observation of silence?
The yoga students and the yoga teacher...
Realize Selflessness, or ego-lessness, or 'I'-lessness through self-inquiry...
Stop judging anything based on the conditioned thinking and beliefs in our minds, is yoga practice...
Basic steps towards peace and happiness in oneself...
Ignorance, egoism, identifications...
Open mind - Unattached to what the mind thinks and believes...
Meaningfulness and meaninglessness...
"How much time to spend on yoga practice as yoga teacher?"
It's all about self...
Feel intimidated or frustrated by some of the yoga asana exercises?
Yoga teachers refresher course?
Actions, reactions and the consequences of actions...
Be truly happy and peaceful by free the mind from ignorance and egoism...
"How long do we need to practice yoga to be trained to be a yoga teacher?"
Yoga is unlimited by physical limitations or injuries to perform some or all of the yoga (asana) practice...
Accumulated knowledge and self-realized knowledge
More on yoga philosophy - vedanta
Receiving compassionate love and actions from compassionate beings is not necessarily something that we would like it to be...
Know the difference between Sattvic and Tamasic...
Money cannot buy love, peace, compassion and wisdom... Let go of stinginess and be generous...
Yoga is for everyone, but there are different expectations coming from different people towards what they want from yoga...
The teachings/theory of yoga and its practice
Yoga, meditation, retreats?
Eating by oneself? Enjoy the silent moment and be aware of the eating process...
The importance of self-reliance on the path of yoga and meditation
Defensiveness and offensiveness coming from the egoism...
Agreement and disagreement...
May all be peaceful, be happy...
Om Shanti, Shanti, Shanti...
"Professional profile" of a yoga teacher or a yoga school?
Intelligence, kindness, peace and happiness?
Know what we really really want, and be free...
Keep practice, without intention or expectation, allow the result to be what it is...
Non-identification - Letting go of worldly identification with certain qualities of names and forms...
Eliminate the ego and transcend all the qualities of names and forms to realize non-separateness or oneness...
Fearlessness in giving and sharing...
Realize the truth of non-duality, attributelessness, namelessness and formlessness, and be free...
It's all about our own practice, it's not about how and what other people practice...
Complain and blame others for our unhappiness?
Take a break, have a silent moment...
"Do you think non-attachment is possible?"
Freedom of thinking, action and speech?
About what is "allowed" and "disallowed" in yoga...
Control other people's mind?
We are annoyed and disgusted by our own annoying and disgusting mind...
Yoga practice is not a tool to satisfy our personal desires of wants and don't wants...
Let go of I, my, mine...
Go beyond the ego and its good and bad intention, and be free...
Yoga asana practice?
Feel uncomfortable or have difficulty with breathing while performing the yoga asana exercises?
Why create unnecessary conditions and standards to limit ourselves?
Introduction, briefing, or orientation before the yoga classes or yoga courses?
The impermanent world and "I"
Transcend egoism, identification, intention, attachment, actions and inactions...
Worldly knowledge doesn't guarantee peace and compassion, wisdom will...
Quote by His Holiness The 14th Dalai Lama
The mind s not "I", "I" am not the mind...
"How to be happy?"
Be ourselves, but also be opened, let go of self-righteousness...
Egoism and the identification with qualities of names and forms...
I love yoga?
Undisturbed and uninfluenced by qualities of names and forms is different from being self-centered, stubborn, proud and arrogant...
Letting go of attachment towards the thinking and beliefs in the mind...
Non-attachment or non-expectation towards the fruit of actions?
All paths lead to liberation when egoism and ignorance is eliminated...
Yoga and world peace...
Non-attachment and non-identification with qualities of names and forms is freedom...
Yoga classes, fitness training, motivational and empowerment workshops?
A story of egoism, possessiveness, pride, authority, sacredness, language...
Don't want to hurt other people's feelings?
Seeking for love, attention, support, agreement, companionship, interactions, success, authority, name and fame?
May your / our wishes come true?
Ordinary or extraordinary?
Everyone is allowed to have their own opinions about everything...
Neither aggressive nor submissive...
See things differently from different points of view...
How to free ourselves from being trapped in painful sorrow and hurtful feelings...
Happy or not, is nothing to do with 'God'...
Freedom, peace and happiness is in this present moment now, it's not in the future after death...
Self-discipline, self-control, yoga and meditation practice...
Happy or not is coming from a trained mind or untrained mind...
The practice of silence is not just about not talking...
Friendliness and making friends are two different things...
About separateness, racism, discrimination and hatred...
How to identify the ego and how to eliminate the ego...
The ego, pride, arrogance, dissatisfaction, greed...
'Good' actions = Good in return?
Oneness, unity, respect, harmony, peace...
Headstand (Sirshasan) - Compassion and fearlessness
The ego, craving and aversion, and attachment...
To challenge others, or be challenged by others is part of the play of the ego
Action and inaction? To act or not to act?
If we truly believe in God and love God, we will love all unconditionally...
Who is feeling happy and unhappy?
Anything and anyone can teach us yoga, it doesn't necessarily have to be a person called a 'yoga teacher'...
Yoga Teachers who teach yoga? Or, Yoga Instructors or Fitness Instructors who teach different types of yoga asana exercise classes?
What do we want for ourselves and this life existence?
How the mind reacts based on what the mind believes what things are...
Want to attain peace through yoga and meditation practice?
Are we really practicing yoga?
Intimidated by other people's physical conditions and abilities in yoga (asana) practice?
Yoga Sadhana - Poems on mind-conquest by Swami Sivananda
Fear and worry?
Yoga practice in every moment...
Yoga teachers - Help ourselves first, before we can help others...
Ever wonder why Buddha was at peace, undisturbed nor affected by the ignorance in others?
Being aware of 'problems', is different from thinking that we have problems...
To be able to recognize and admit the ignorance in us, is the beginning of the path of yoga and meditation
Reform ourselves first, if we truly want to see reformation in the society...
Love and peace to all who feel hurt and angry with other beings ignorance...
May all beings be happy?
Buddhist vs Yogi?
Give yourself 15 minutes, to get you going in daily yoga asana practice...
Yoga asana practice and some other wholesome activities to bring positive supports in mind control
Self-inquiry - "Who am I?"
The ego clings onto its actions and needs to be acknowledged by others about its contribution
Yoga, India, Indian, Hinduism?
Namaste - Respect all beings as they are...
Adjust ourselves to adapt and accommodate the yoga (asana) classes, is part of our yoga practice...
Neti neti - Negating who we are not, is part of our basic yoga practice...
"Are you a Buddhist?" or "Are you a yogi?" - An invalid question
Ignorance is nothing to do with the degrees of intelligence
"Are yoga teachers happy?"
Don't just make the mind happy by giving it what it likes and wants, but train it to remove the root cause of unhappiness...
Why being determined by life when we can make good use of life existence for benefiting ourselves and others?
Reflection on reaction towards anything that we see or hear...
Trustworthy? Reliability? Betrayal? Disappointment? Hurts?
Home sweet home?
Yoga courses or classes is not a business object or service that we can sell or buy, even if there is some fees involved...
Elimination of the egoism requires great forbearance, determination and perseverance...
Teaching yoga, neither good nor bad...
Strength and Flexibility?
Advancing or improving in yoga and meditation practice?
Go beyond positive and negative, there's no craving and aversion, there's no fear and worry...
How to practice non-attachment or non-identification with the body and mind?
Reflection at the waterfall on loving kindness...
Righteousness that is associated with anger and hatred is different from compassion...
Non-possessiveness & non-attachment...
Well loved children and happy childhood is very crucial for world peace and harmony...
Healing process is happening constantly even if we don't have intention to heal anything...
Different types of "yoga"?
Wisdom, love and peace vs ignorance, anger and hatred...
Happy Mother's Day!
Wise leaders vs unwise leaders...
Discrimination, prejudice and hatred...
Serve, love, give, purify, meditate, realize...
Compassion? (Things that our ego doesn't like to hear...)
You are not how you look, or what you think how you look, and definitely not how other people perceive or see and think how you look...
The lineage of yoga is being contaminated or manipulated by impure beings?
Yogi? Guru? Yoga schools? Ashrams?
Yoga practice is not separated from yoga philosophy or everyday life...
Yoga (Asana) classes?
Go beyond selfishness, replace performing actions "to achieve what I want to do" with "to benefit all beings"...
How to be happy or have a happy mind?
Non-comparison, non-judgment and non-expectation?
Quality of life?
Non-attachment or non-identification?
Hearing of philosophy vs implementation of philosophy
Women vs men?
Being strong vs real strength...
Being angry with other people's violent behavior?
Yoga Teachers Training Course and Certification?
Confidence? Success? Happiness?
Reflection on reaction towards anything that we see or hear...
Love relationships - Want to love, and be loved?
Do our best for ourselves and the world, but without attachment towards our actions and the fruit of our actions
Love vs possessiveness
Perform actions with maximum attention, be free from fear and worry...
Why is the elimination of the ego can bring us unconditional peace?
Yoga students, yoga teacher and yoga asana practice
More Articles On Yoga Philosophy - Vedanta
Empowerment for women?
Yoga practice (Sadhana)?
The truth of things is not necessarily what we think it is...
Yoga teachers training course, certifications, yoga teachers and teaching yoga?
Being compassionate and the practice of acceptance and letting go doesn't mean saying "yes" to everything...
"Are you selfless?" - an invalid question
Unconditional peace and happiness beyond good conditions of life and worldly knowledge...
The practice of letting go and free ourselves from continue being hurt by past unhappy experiences...
Observe our own mind and know how the mind works...
Asana practice - Padma Bakasana, kakasana, Titibasana
What does "friends" means on the path of compassion?
Free ourselves from anger and hatred, if we would like to contribute to world peace and harmony...
Living in the present moment...
About yoga teachers and teaching yoga...
Watching the ego, every moment...
Who is practicing yoga and meditation?
Yoga is about eliminating the ego to realize selflessness, but how?
The practice of non-attachment and letting go - 不执着与放下的修行
Letting go of all the worldly identifications, attachments, qualities and dualities... and be free...
Why Malays cannot do yoga?
Let go of attachment towards this impermanent physical body... But with appreciation for it...
Swami Sivananda's words of wisdom - Concentration and Meditation (9)
Whether we practice yoga with pure or impure intention, all is good...
Swami Sivananda's words of wisdom - Concentration and Meditation (8)
Why do we practice yoga? (2)
Develop self yoga practice outside of yoga classes or yoga centres, beyond names and forms, time and space...
Additional notes for "Confused relationship mixed with love and hatred?"
Confused relationship mixed with love and hatred?
Letting go of the ego - Letting go of pride and arrogance...
Retreat ourselves in everyday life, not just during silent retreats...
The importance of Satsanga, Kutsanga & Asanga in the path of yoga and meditation...
Knowing the truth of things as it is, and be truly happy...
Craving and aversion - the source of restlessness, unhappiness and suffering...
Self-realization is knowing our true nature as it is, without being contaminated nor conditioned by all the qualities of names and forms...
Swami Sivananda's words of wisdom - Conquest of Mind (1)
Teaching yoga asana class - Put ourselves into the student's physical condition and abilities...
Neither "vegetarian" nor "non-vegetarian"...
The practice of silence - Mauna
A message to a yoga student...
The importance of Mauna and Uparati - The practice of silence & renunciation from worldly activities
Be free from anger and hatred...
Swami Sivananda's word of wisdom - Concentration and Meditation (7)
Where does happy feeling or sensation comes from when we feel happy?
Yoga is unconditioned and unlimited by names and forms and qualities...
Reactions of the ego when we hear something that we don't agree with...
The practice of mind control (Raja Yoga) - renunciation and silence
Swami Sivananda's word of wisdom - Concentration and Meditation (6)
Swami Sivananda's word of wisdom - Concentration and Meditation (5)
Swami Sivananda's word of wisdom - Concentration and Meditation (4)
Swami Sivananda's word of wisdom - Concentration and Meditation (3)
Swami Sivananda's word of wisdom - Concentration and Meditation (2)
Swami Sivananda's word of wisdom - Concentration and Meditation (1)
A Yogi is not determined by the ability and the condition of the physical body...
An advice to a yoga teacher
May all be free...
There's no meanings in our yoga practice if we are constantly being disturbed by the object of the senses...
Want to learn and practice yoga? Learn to put down the ego first...
Want to be able to control or to change everything to be the way that we like it to be? Think again...
How to become a confident yoga teacher?
If the body is still, the mind is also still? Not necessarily...
Learn to take full responsibility for our own actions and inactions...
No expectation - Selfless actions
Non-dualism => no craving, no aversion => contentment & true happiness
Forgetting and remembering...
Little by little we'll gain strength on the path of yoga...
A conversation about death...
The ego feeds on agreement and support from other egos...
May love grows in your heart infinitely...
Audio - The practice of yoga
mind conquest - yoga chitta vritti nirodhah
Mind conquest - 10 important methods from Swami Sivananda
Yoga teacher who doesn't like to hear or talk about the practice of yoga philosophy in daily life...
Swami Sivananda's lessons for mental peace - Conquest of mind
Paths are many, but Yoga is only one...
No complaints, no unhappiness on the path of yoga...
If we are truly selfless and compassionate, there is no fear, no gain, no loss...
The practice of observing the breath as it is...
Swami Sivananda's words of wisdom - Essence of Vedanta (10)
Swami Sivananda's words of wisdom - Essence of Vedanta (9)
Swami Sivananda's words of wisdom - Essence of Vedanta (8)
Swami Sivananda's words of wisdom - Essence of Vedanta (7)
Swami Sivananda's words of wisdom - Essence of Vedanta (6)
Swami Sivananda's words of wisdom - Essence of Vedanta (5)
Swami Sivananda's words of wisdom - Essence of Vedanta (4)
Swami Sivananda's words of wisdom - Essence of Vedanta (3)
Swami Sivananda's words of wisdom - Essence of Vedanta (2)
Swami Sivananda's words of wisdom - Essence of Vedanta (1)
The fourfold of Sadhana - viveka, vairagya, mumukshutva, shat-sampad
无私和无我 - 慈悲与智慧 - 超越痛苦的道路
A conversation with Nyioh...
A little note about "luck" or "karma"
Thoughts sharing about the wheel of birth and death... (part 2)
Thoughts sharing about the wheel of birth and death...
Humility manifests in those who are truly self-confident... Pride & arrogance manifests in those who are not sure what is true confidence...
Intention-less + non-expectation + non-attachment = compassion or selflessness
Cry for the dead? Cheer for the new born?
Want to help the world to become a better place? Start with our own self...
Why is it so hard to let go?
How to stay detached in any relationships without intentions and expectations?
About Gossip And Criticism...
"What type of yoga are you teaching?"
Initial understanding of yoga philosophy before performing yoga practices - part 4
Initial understanding of yoga philosophy before performing yoga practices - part 3
Initial understanding of yoga philosophy before performing yoga practices - part 2
Initial understanding of yoga philosophy before performing yoga practices - part 1
There's not a single moment that we are not practicing yoga, if we know what is yoga...
Yoga is realizing compassion in us...
Go beyond negative and positive, you'll be happy
We all are looking for happiness, where to find it?
Teaching or sharing yoga as the chanel or instrument for the universal consciousness to act in the world...
Be liberated, be free, be happy not because of being "somebody"
Control Of The Mind?
Keep smiling and be grateful even though life is not easy for us...
Patience, Perseverance & Cheerfulness - Basic Yoga Practice
An Advice To A Yoga Teacher On Teaching Classes
Confused Love Relationship Mixed With Hatred & Jealousy?
Low Self-esteem, Pride & Arrogance - How to attain true confidence
We All Take Responsibility For Ourselves
Advanced (in) Yoga & Meditation Practice?
A Message To A Student Who Wants To Be Certified As Yoga Teacher
A Frequent Question About Daily Yoga Practice
Planning For The Future? Sure...
About Dhyana - Meditation
The Wise Act Quietly And Perform Their Duties Silently
Be Happy No Matter What
Great Real Yoga Training Ground In India
About Sharing Happiness
Go Beyond The Ego And The Mind, Be Free
Are You Ready For Yoga?
Be Happy In Life Is Yoga
Yoga Is Within Everyone
Karma Yoga - Selfless Service - Renounce The Fruit Of Action
Being At The Present Moment - No Fear, No Worry
Enjoy The World But Free From Clinging And Craving
Why Do We Practice Yoga?
About Vichara - Self-inquiry
About Pride And Arrogance
About Karma Yoga
Desperation Brings Out The Yearning For Liberation
Beyond Action & Inaction - Nameless & Formless - Real detachment
About Suffering & How To Be Free From Suffering
Yoga Is Not For Sale
Looking For A Teacher Or A Guru?
Peace Is Everything
About Self-Image And Identity
About Likes And Dislikes, Craving And Aversion
Taking Care Of Ourselves
Not Good At Anything?
About Non-identification With The Body And Mind
Satchidananda - I Am That I Am
About Compassion And Wisdom
About Neti Neti
Yoga And Buddhism
About Generosity And Charity
About Satyam - Truthfulness
About Purna - Whole
About Birth And Death
About Guru Or Teacher
About Sensual Pleasure And Worldly Enjoyment
About Tapas - Austerity
About Positive Thinking
About Merits And Virtues
About Action And Non-action
About Sakshi Bhava
No Good No Bad
Yoga In Malaysia
About God And Religion
About Anger And Hatred
About Selflessness And Compassion
About The Meaning Of Life
About Advaita - Non-dualism
About Avidya - Ignorance
About Vairagya - Dispassion
About Saucha - Purity
About Yoga Teachers
Mauna - Silence
Asana Practice - Part One
Asana Practice - Part Two
Asana Practice - Part Three
"I am transparent"
How to transcend suffering
A letter to a student
Encouragement for sharing Yoga with all
Who or What can we rely on
The gift of Dharma
Yoga teacher and right education
Morality and self control
Yoga and "certification"
Be happy, now...
We all want to be happy
Why are we not happy
What is Yoga
Limitation of our perception
Where is Yoga
How to become fearless
Become truly confident
Free from duality
Practice of meditation
Looking for love?
Heaven and hell
The power of thoughts
Present moment now
The mind, the ego and the intellect
Neither good nor bad
Know who is our real life supporter
Our happiness and the environment
Perfection of existence
Reflection from doing houseworks
Reflection from observing beetles...
Being "good" doesn't necessarily represent happiness if we don't know how to be free from the impurities in our own mind...
A little story about human's behavior...
Alternative ways of how to be happy
Smile, and be happy...
Be bold, if we want to be ambitious...
The practice of unconditional forgiveness and letting go - The essential practice to attain peace...
Be humble, be patient, be grateful and be forgiving, if we want to see improvement in our life...
Try changing the habits of the mind by learning a foreign language or adopting new interests...
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