October 2014

When you are happy, right now, then there is no goal. If you are even thinking about the future; tomorrow also I should be happy, then you are not totally happy now. So, hundred percent happiness is there only in the present moment.

If you are a group of very sad people, there is no point in talking about happiness. Because, whatever I say will go above your heads. And, if you’re already happy, then there is no point in talking about happiness! But, success is something we can talk about.

To me, an undying smile is a sign of success; a confidence that cannot be shaken is a sign of success

Can Sitting be Dangerous to Your Health?

Most people think that if you exercise regularly, it’s okay to remain sedentary for the rest of the day. However, research shows that even if you exercise for an hour a day for 5 days per week, if you spend 40 hours or more per week sitting at work or at home watching TV, you are at risk for major diseases.  

Guruji addresses first world summit on ethics in sports at FIFA Headquarters

For the first time, leading decision-makers from sports, politics, business, academics and NGOs converged at the FIFA Headquarters in Zurich to define the role of sports in solving societal problems and to celebrate ethical sportsmanship at the World Summit on Ethics in Sports (WSES).  

In Awe and Rapturous Delight

The holy land of Tamilnadu in India is dotted with so many wonderful temples so rich in culture and tradition, that it makes one wonder whether a single lifetime is sufficient to comprehend the glory of all these temples! One such spectacular temple is the Sattainathar temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, located in Sirkazhi, in the Nagapattinam district of Tamilnadu.  

Yoga Steady & Comfortable

Patanjali (the sage who consolidated precious yoga knowledge in the classic ancient text, Patanjali Yoga Sutras) defines a yoga posture as that which is both 'steady and comfortable' Sthiram Sukham Asnam - a key point to remember as you get started with your yoga practice. Also, before practicing yoga poses (asanas) on your own, it is good to attend a yoga class to learn the yoga postures correctly.