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The Gurukula System and Yoga Teacher Trainings

Posted on 04 April 2017 | Comment
The Gurukula System and Yoga Teacher TrainingsIn ancient times, as mentioned in the Upanishads, the teachings of Yoga were passed on by the 'Guru' - 'Gu' (darkness) 'Ru' (remover), in his or her home, to the 'Kula' (extended family of students), over a period of 12 years. Click to read more

A new season 2016-17!

Posted on 15 October 2016 | Comment
A new season 2016-17!The seasons are changing - in the short-term, as winter hits the Northern Hemisphere, and the long-term - as weather patterns shift all over the globe. I seem to remember a time when it snowed in London at Christmas; but now it happens in February.... though somehow us Brits are still surprised every year when we have a late, Indian Summer that lasts into October :) Click to read more

In Memory of Vikas - Nepal Project

Posted on 03 August 2016 | Comment
In Memory of Vikas - Nepal ProjectIt has been a very sad time for us at Ashiyana. At the beginning of July, we learned of the passing of Vikas, who was one of the Ashiyana family and a senior member of the Nepalese kitchen staff. Click to read more

The sun has set on another amazing season in Goa (2015-16)

Posted on 02 May 2016 | Comment
Phew....what a season!  Click to read more
Tags: Goa, Sunset, Season, End, Amazing, Sun
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Loving Community Is 
Key To Our Wellbeing

Posted on 11 February 2016 | Comment
Hello, and a very happy 2016 to you all, if a little belatedly! Click to read more

I wonder...

Posted on 16 November 2015 | Comment
Two main news items have come across my radar in the last 48 hrs - the Paris terrorist attack, and a commentary on the (oft) ubiquitous superficiality of the yoga industry in the west today. Apparently unrelated topics... yet actually deeply related. Thank you to those who shared them and brought them to my attention. Click to read more