Messages and Quotes from Dev

YOGA MEANS UNION

Union within oneself (between body, mind and breath), with all humanity, with nature, and with the Universe.

YOGA is the Traditional Ancient Indian Classical Wisdom.

YOGA is an Art and Science for Health and Integrated Life.


MEDITATION

Yogic Meditation is continuous or unbroken flow of awareness (mindfulness).

Traditional religious meditation is reflective thought process of the mind.


MANTRA

A positive mantra for self transformation:

I AM HAPPY, HEALTHY, STRONG, ENERGETIC AND ENTHUSIASTIC.

Repeat this mantra again and again hundreds of times every day. Sure you will be transformed.


I LOVE YOGA

Yoga is my life, I love yoga. I love to teach yoga, because I can help many especially those who are under stress, tension and tribulations form the daily life; and yoga helps to improve our relationships based on love.


PRACTICE OF YOGA

The practice of yoga needs commitment and dedication.

Go forward – practice yoga everyday with newness and more perfection and enjoy the practice. Eventually you will be rooted in the soil of confidence, courage, patience and perseverance.


LIVE IN THE PRESENT

PRANA/Breath is the life-giving universal energy. With each inhalation we are receiving this universal energy/power. We live because always we are receiving the Prana. Whenever we breathe with full awareness we are living in the present because it is the present activity. It is impossible to become aware of yesterday’s breath or tomorrow’s breath. Spend everyday a few minutes to become aware of your breath (inhalation and exhalation) and make a habit to live in the present.



LIVE IN THE PRESENT

Prana/breath is nature’s gift to us; it is the universal love and life giving energy. Be aware of this universal power. Spend every day for a few minutes with the awareness of this reality. Then you live in the present.


LIVE IN THE PRESENT

If we are living in the present; we are free from our past painful experiences; sorrowful, stressful and hounding memories. It will be freedom from the revengeful thoughts and attitudes for many. Because most of our thoughts are related to the past; so live in the present.


YOGA POSTURES

Yoga Postures are meditative positions or movements, a means for the integration of body, mind and spirit. Therefore practice Yoga postures with full awareness.


PRACTICE OF YOGA POSTURES

Practice yoga postures with the rhythm of your breathing and with full awareness. Otherwise your practice will become like any other forms of physical exercises. Harmony between body, breath, mind and spirit is an integral part of yoga practice.


PRACTICE OF YOGA

The daily practice of breathing exercises, yoga postures, and relaxation will help us to control our mind and thoughts. As a result, positively it influences our words, actions, habits, character and destiny. Therefore, practice yoga everyday and may the practice of yoga become part of our life.


PRACTICE OF YOGA


LOVE

Love is the Universal Divine energy. Whenever or wherever there is imbalance of this energy it may create uneasiness, sickness, lack of peace and harmony in the mind, body, in the family and in the society. Therefore allow the free follow of this energy. Meditate on this energy.


LOVE AND FORGIVENESS 

Only love and forgiveness can purify and transform the human mind. If the human mind is transformed it will transform the world. Therefore meditate on LOVE. LOVE is DIVINE, you will be filled with Love, the Universal energy. Dive in to the ocean of love and experience the happiness and fulfilment in life. 


SPIRITUALITY

True spirituality is the state of everything being progressively integrated in love – a perpetual union of the individual, society, environment and the universe. Without love there is no spirituality.The core of spirituality is LOVE.


RELIGION

Religion is a social organization. It is supposed to unite all in love.  Religion can exist without any spirituality. It is a means of exploitation and a symbol of division and violence. Violence is not a solution, but love and friendship are the solutions for the end of all problems.

Religion is a noisy world. There is no much importance for silence or interiority. A spiritual person may or may not be a member of a religion; means, religion is not necessary to become a loving and spiritual person.


RELIGIOUS FAITH

Religious Faith may come to our life which is imposed or induced from outside by someone and influenced by our imaginary or fantasy world. The root of religion is fear but the root of spirituality is Love. The awareness of Love, the capacity to love has to be formed within. It may happen through intuition or intuitive meditation.


SILENCE

Silence is not the absence of external sound but it emerges from the stillness of our mind. It is a discipline of the mind. In silence, our mind will enlarge and eventually the speech will become little. The inward silence is the cessation of the agitation or fluctuation of the mind.


HEALTH

Health is our wealth. Our health is not only our personal property but also the property of our family, society and country. Any negligence to maintain our health is an injustice against our family, society and country.


TRANSFORMATION

Individual transformation is the foundation or basis of the transformation of the society. Because group of individuals forms society. Therefore, we need to concentrate for the transformation of the individuals that can change the society. Yoga is a holistic approach to life, which leads us to self-transformation.


THE TEACHER (Acharya/Guru)

The teacher could correct the students with respect and love, if they make mistakes. Each one is part of the Divine and a wonderful creation of the Divine. Find out the Divinity and Divine qualities of your students.

Experience is an asset for a teacher.

Teachers, teach whatever you practice out of your experience.


NATURE

Nature is our loving Mother who takes care of us. Therefore love, respect and protect her.  Live with the rhythm of the nature therefore you will be happy and one with the nature. 

Open your eyes and look at the nature and admire her beauty. You can experience a soothing and calming effect in your mind.


SUCCESS

Today we are living in a world of competition. The result of this competitive spirit is stress and stress related diseases. Whenever you are in a spirit of competition your mind will be diverted and you are scattered because you are trying to defeat the other.  It may destroy your inner spirit. Remember, your success is very important than the failure of others. Therefore do not allow your mind to be scattered; instead, concentrate on your inner power, abilities and potentialities; do the best, the maximum effort, and work with an attitude of relaxation. SUCCESS IS YOURS.




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