The kleshas

The Kleshas-The 5 Hindrances on the path of Yoga

Klesha is the Sanskrit word for mental afflictions, corruptions or poisons. These 5 afflictions are: -Ignorance [avidya] -Egoism [asmita] -Attachment [raga] -Aversion [dvesa] -Fear of death [abhinivesha] Avidya is spiritual ignorance, misunderstanding and incorrect knowledge.It can be defined as the misconception of taking the non-eternal as eternal,the impure for the pure, evil as good, the […]

Spiritual essence of Yoga

Yoga is a diversified field wherein one can explore much more than just the physical well being. Though we all have heard of the benefits that yoga brings to our mental health the spiritual aspect of the Yoga is still unexplored. Individuals who make Yoga a part of their lives are simply seeking physical benefits […]