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Padma Yoga: Blissful Living

Padma Yoga on Meditation and Your Chance to Retreat to the Himalayas

We’ve all heard about the various and profound physical, mental and spiritual benefits that meditation and contemplation can offer. But how does one truly quantify its value as a regular practice? Why meditate? Padma Shyam, an enlightened educator and one of Canada’s … Continue reading

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Are We Living For Quantity Or Quality?

by Padma Recently, a very dear friend of mine left his fine, tired body. I’ve been meditating deeply, being with him in the eternal space of our pure existence. I know that the space of his love will stay forever … Continue reading

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Yoga and Life

by Padma A dear friend of mine has the Sanskrit word Mrityunjai tattooed across his left chest. The word means “victorious over death.” This friend is a true yogi, someone who has faced death, and knows for himself that death … Continue reading

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Winter Meditation

by Padma Winter months can be dark, cold, and long, and there are practices that can support us through these months, keeping us in good balance energetically and mentally. When we are in balance we’re happy and we feel contented. … Continue reading

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What is the Meaning of Yoga?

By Padma In 1999, I was on a plane flying home from India, after nine years of living in the Himalayas. I’d been meditating, studying meditation, practising yoga and living the everyday bliss of self-awareness. On the plane I picked … Continue reading