Overcoming Cold Depression

Overcoming Cold Depression By Shanti Shanti Kaur Khalsa, PhD, from the teachings of Kundalini Yoga Cold Depression is our single biggest challenge as we integrate into the Aquarian Age. It affects vitality of spirit and leads us to take destructive risk and to self-sabotage. As we transition into the Aquarian Age through 2042, humanity suffers […]

EL PRANA COMO MEDICINA Respiración, Movimiento, Mudra y Asana (Con un Toque de Mantra)

Los sabios entendieron que somos enteros y completos para empezar. Por lo tanto, la práctica de Kundalini Yoga no es para arreglar algo. En cambio, es para despertar nuestro potencial, nuestros dones dormidos u ocultos, nuestra creatividad, talentos, y alinearnos con el propósito de nuestra alma. La intención original del Kundalini Yoga es ayudar a […]

Prana as Medicine Breath, Movement, Mudra, and Asana (With a Touch of Mantra)

The sages understood that we are whole and complete to begin with. Therefore, the practice of Kundalini Yoga is not to fix something. Instead, it is to awaken our potential, our dormant or hidden gifts, our creativity and talents, and align ourselves to our soul’s purpose. The original intention of Kundalini Yoga is to assist […]

Meditation is the Ultimate

by Dr. Japa A version of this article was originally published in Greenfiretimes.com, Santa Fe, NM, March 2017. Meditation is a key topic in all of Dr. Khalsa’s presentations and courses. I didn’t grow up with a contemplative practice but began meditating years ago in college. I knew very little about what meditation was and […]

Death and Dying in the Concept of Consciousness

On a cool Tuesday morning in January 1990, Jonathan called. I had been teaching yoga to people living with serious illness for about five years in Los Angeles.

When Did Yoga Therapy Become a “Field?”

The day before I started to write this article I sat with eleven other Yoga teachers, each representing a member school of the International Association of Yoga Therapists, each a steward of their Yogic lineage and tradition, each a pioneer in bringing Yoga as a therapy into Western medicine.

The Psychology of Meditation and Health Recovery

Ruby was an energetic career track executive with a television production company when she was diagnosed with colon cancer at age thirty-four. “Who gets colon cancer at my age? I was devastated.

Helping Yourself Self Regulate

When you are feeling stressed, overwhelmed or experiencing distressing emotions it is helpful to focus on aspects of the physical world, rather than on just your internal thoughts and feelings.