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Cancer: A Yogic Perspective

Cancer - A Yogic Perspective

If you have read what has been written about cancer, you may have noticed that opinions and concepts seem to change frequently, sometimes dramatically. But the fundamental physiology, the chemistry, and the very basis of your existence has not changed. So why is it that these concepts keep changing? From concepts to consciousness is too much distance. With concepts, there …

Yoga and Breast Cancer Prevention

Yoga & Breast Cancer Prevention

Cancerous cells are present in all our bodies. In the yogic system, we describe cancerous cells as being similar to, let’s say, criminals in a society. If there are a few individuals here and there who commit petty crimes, it doesn’t really affect the society. But when they gang up together in one place, something begins to happen. Similarly, having …

Sleeping Positions: Why North Is Not The Best Direction

Infographic - Tips to Wake Up Well

How your body is engineered Your heart is not located half-way down, it is placed three-fourths of the way up because pumping blood up against gravity is more difficult than pumping it down. The blood vessels which go upward are a finer arrangement compared to those going down. As they go up into the brain, they are almost hair-like, to …

Why Eat Vegetarian?

Why Eat Vegetarian

Questioner: Sadhguru, can you tell us what kind of food we are supposed to eat? Why are meat and meat products not considered the right kind of food for people on the spiritual path, and how is seafood different? If this is just about killing or violence – isn’t a plant also life? Sadhguru: This is not just about violence. …

Jet Lag Prevention Protocol

Horary Points

I recently used this protocol on a flight to and back from Melborne and no jet lag! There are twelve major acupuncture meridians in Chinese Medicine. Each of the meridians has a two-hour window in which it is most active. There is a special point, called a horary point, on each meridian that will help your body transition into the …