Experience in Paramanand Campus during Yoga studies
Yesterday after the meditation, I kept crying for hours & hours until 2 o’clock. It was coming out of joy and happiness as I have found my second home.
Your class was amazing as we all learnt so muuuuuch, more than what we all expected. The white board was full of our achievements. We had our last philosophy class and no asana class as Prof. Divya’s mum did not feel well. We all went out for dinner like a family with. Today was our graduation ceremony and it was so lovely as the connections were so deep and everyone was so emotional and it was so touching to see everyone is receiving their certificates and have been transformed so deeply.
PATANJALI, SUTRA 34
It is very important to hold the breath between inhalation and exhalation and it is called kumbhaka. The importance of pranayama and holding the breath is to empty the mind and prepare it for meditation to reach the higher.
PATANJALI, SUTRA 35
During true meditation, one connects to the higher and he/she goes beyond objects, senses, bodies, minds and time which will lead the person to a stable, comfortable and steady practice.
BHAGAVAD GITA, CH 3, SH 43
Self realization is a place, higher than mind, desires, ego, intellect and reason but it directs the person towards a right wonderful path.
BHAGAVAD GITA, CH 4, SH 10
Attachment, anger, fear wont lead Arjuna to wisdom, instead he needs to believe in Krishna, have pure faith in him and surrender then he will find the right path towards light and knowledge.
HATHA YOGA PRADIPIKA, CH 2, SH 1
True yogi can control his postures, eating habits, practices pranayam by the help of his Guru.
HATHA YOGA PRADIPIKA, CH 2, SH 2
Yogi can conquer the mind by controlling the breath.
Ma Ganga Ananad
Ghazal Bina, Canada