What is the purpose of Yoga Asanas?

What is the purpose of Yoga Asanas?

Many people in the West are of opinion that Yoga is meant for keeping the body fit and healthy by doing asanas. They limit yoga to physical exercises, but the major focus of yoga is the modification of one’s self-awareness and relationship to the world. It is a...

Interview with Dr. Malidoma Patrice Somé

This is Unedited version of the interview published in Nika supplement, May 2013. Interview: Eva Debevec Dr. Malidoma Patrice Somé is an African writer, teacher and speaker born in Burkina Faso in 1956. He came to the West with the purpose to convey ancient wisdom and...

Interview with Native American Healer Tim Sikyea

This is Unedited version of the interview which was published in Dnevnik newspaper on 24 October 2012. Interview: Eva Debevec Photo: Jernej Leben Tim Sikyea, originally from the Dog Rib tribe, is native american healer from the North-West Canada. Today, he lives in...

Visiting Don Avrelio in Bolivian Andes

It took me six months to put down some words about my trip to Bolivian Andes. The purpose of the trip was to experience living with the locals and to learn the basics of the Andean view on the Universe. The old knowledge is still preserved as it has been passed on...

View on Life by Dagara People

My participation at the African Fire Ritual led by dr. Malidoma Patrice Some, the author of the book “Of Water & Spirit” has inspired me to share a few words on their beliefs. Malidoma shared the views of Dagara people of Africa on Life. It goes like this: One day...