Benefits of Meditation

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Meditation I have been brought up with the principles of Yoga to try to find compassion, love and kindness in all but trust me even Yoga Teachers can get stressed. Find the time to do what you enjoy. Take a warm bath with lavender oil, listen to music and dance, read a book, but better … Read more

Cleanse from Within

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  Many of us view cleansing as a form of suffering – from depriving ourselves of certain foods, to extreme fasting whereby we can only ingest juices and not much else. But cleansing is essentially a form of letting go and starting from within. We can cleanse without the need to banish, to suffer nor … Read more

What would Bruce Lee do…Jnana Yog

 Many of us come to Yoga through the path of the physical body, to get fitter, be stronger – many of us however don’t realise nor understand the importance of working from within – using the philosophies of Jnana Yoga (Yoga of knowledge), Pranayama (breath practices) and Meditation . My background (British born Bangladeshi) and … Read more

New Beginnings

Mother Spring is starting to shower us with her rays of warmth bringing us out of a state of hibernation towards a period of awakening and hope. I know that the weather is shifting yet again, but there is a freshness that is starting to find its way in, from the new buds opening their … Read more

The Divine

What is Brahman, What is Allah?         Sunset @ Cox Bazaar Bangladesh ©SadhanaYoga   I cannot adequately explain what Allah is; In Bradaranyaka Upanishad, when Yajnavalkya was questioned by his students to describe God, he could only say, “It is not this and it is not that” (neti, neti, neti). Allah is the creator, without which we … Read more


  I ve been thinking a lot about what Hope is, what it means to us, does it fill our hearts with a sense of excitement, wonder and curiosity or is does it bring desire, expectation and the potential to fall down, or option C, all of the above? As humans we have needs, primal … Read more