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Is Yoga A Religion? Here Is What You Need To Know

Yoga is a booming industry. More people are practicing than ever before and the number of yoga methods and philosophies vary widely. For some practitioners, yoga is simply a way to build physical strength and improve fitness. For many, it’s… Read More

5 Ways To Include Simplicity Into Your Daily Living

As our daily schedules become more jammed, to-do lists increase, and commitments must be taken care of, little by little simplicity is thrown out the door. We start to become conditioned into finding ways to create more of this ‘busy… Read More

Social Separation

“I just want to be alone—in the forest doing nothing.” – Adrian Forsyth I am not the type of person who enjoys a lot of social stimulation. The bar scene and crowds are not for me. I would not enjoy… Read More

A Brief History Of Yoga + Everything You Need To Know

The scientific benefits of meditation

Widely practiced for its health and relaxation benefits, yoga has been around for thousands of years. Originating in India, Yoga combines physical, mental, and spiritual practices that allow an individual to develop or retain health, happiness, sense of self-awareness, and… Read More

How Yoga Saved My Life From PTSD!

How Yoga Saved My Life

VaniDevi says that yoga saved her life. And her story of why she started practicing yoga is genuinely inspirational. As a young woman in the US Army, she suffered Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and had all but given up… Read More

5 Benefits of Blessing Our Meals

How A Retreat To Blue Osa Will Change Your Life

“Bless the Food Before us. The Family Beside us, & The Love between us” Too often we eat and fill our stomach without really engaging in the process. We sometimes tend to get so hungry that we just stuff the… Read More

Who Is Your Guru? Who Is Your Teacher?

My Gurus From The Himalayan Masters Blue Osa Blog Costa Rica

These 24 statements have come from the book, “The Himalayan Masters” by Pandit Rajamani Tigunait who is the spiritual leader of the Himalayan Institute in Honesdale Pennsylvania. This excerpt is a conversation between Dattatreya and a king who was passing… Read More