In this article, Mani Raman presents the teachings of Swami Krishnananda in a summarized way on the benefits of having a systematic routine not only in our yogic practice, but in all of our daily activities. In times of overwhelm and stress from too much external stimulation, these practical teachings prepare our body and mind for the higher sadhana.
Mugdha Sethi encourages us to try walking barefoot to experience the benefits for body and mind that can be accessed through the soles of our feet, as many ancient healing practices teach us. From our new column “Try This Now” - a small inspiration to practice something new in your daily life or approach something you already do with fresh awareness.
What is it that we can learn as human beings from the animal world in releasing stuck energy from our system? How does the practice of Yoga, specifically the Five Points of Yoga, contribute to trauma healing? Mani Raman elaborates on the interconnection between trauma as a physiological event and the traditional and non-competitive practice of Yoga.