Thursday, November 15"Satyam Vada, Dharmam Chara" - Taittiriya Upanishad

Karma Yoga

How effective has the Sudarshan Kriya been for people who did the Art of Living course? Are there any health issues to be concerned about when doing this? (Excerpt)

How effective has the Sudarshan Kriya been for people who did the Art of Living course? Are there any health issues to be concerned about when doing this? (Excerpt)

Hinduism, Karma Yoga, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Yoga
Source: - Swami Purnachaitanya / Quora. First of all I would like to mention that the Sudarshan Kriya is mainly effective for those who have done the Art of Living course, as there is no other place to learn this technique properly, and it only affects other people indirectly - as in, when you become a more healthy, happy, caring and responsible person it will indirectly affect the people around you, but you breathing in a different manner will not directly affect the people around you (unless you make a lot of noise or have a smelly breath ;-)). As for the Sudarshan Kriya being effective, it again depends on what you mean it to be effective for: if you are asking if it is effective in cleaning your house or paying your debts, then probably not. However, if you are asking how effective i...

Somayaaga : World’s most Ancient Ritual

Hinduism, Indic Religions, Karma Yoga
A Somayaaga or Soma - sacrifice is the world's most ancient ritual. It is still practiced by Hindus. Contrary to popular perception, Soma is not an intoxicating drink. Although there is now doubt as to the identity of Soma, but, its juice is obtained during the ritual only and consumed within a matter of hours. The video below was recorded by Robert Gardner and Frits Stall, in 1975 at Panjal, Kerala. It give a brief yet detailed idea of how much effort and planning this requires. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RYvkYk7GvJ0&t=686s   Again, Athirathrams were held by Vedic Pandits in 2006, 2011, and 2015.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jgH8jYfzcLA   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QkDeYdN8UuY&t=16s