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What a Month in India Taught Me About Yoga

By Ireland, Mindfulness, Yoga

What a Month in India Taught me About Yoga * Before I begin I want to make clear that the views expressed here are purely objective and that I’m only going on what I experienced, not an in-depth study or survey. ‘What are the differences between practicing yoga in the West and practicing in India?’ This is a question I’ve been asked quite regularly in recent weeks, having embarked on a solo trip with no definitive end on the basis…

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The Elephant in the Room – Symbolism of Ganesha

By Asana, Dublin, Healthy, Meditation, Mindfulness, Wellbeing, Yoga, YogaHub

The Elephant in the Room – Symbolism of Ganesha * We’ve all seen the figurines and intricately detailed tapestries, paintings, and models colorfully depicting this four-armed elephantine deity, but what does Ganesha really symbolise? Considered in the Hindu religion to be remover of obstacles, patron of the arts and sciences, and the master of intellect and wisdom, there are many more attributes associated with this deity than may initially meet the eye. As is the case with many externally or…

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The Home of Yoga – A Yogahubbers Adventures in India

By Dublin, Humour, Meditation, Mindfulness, Motivational, Teachers, Vegan, Wellbeing, Yoga, YogaHub

  It’s currently raining in Dharamkot, Himachal Pradesh, one of the Northernmost populated towns in the Indian Himalayas. Meanwhile, I hear that it’s been 26 degrees in Ireland. Typical! Monsoon season here is in full swing, and as irritating as a downpour can be in the midst of exploring new towns and places, the people that you meet when huddled together with a street of strangers under a bright blue tarpaulin to shelter from the rain often make it seem…

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