Karma Yoga: Integrating Spirituality in life

Will Yoga Meditation make me lose interest in worldly activities?

May be! That all depends on how interested you are in whatever it is that you call worldly activities. Some activities might drop away. Rest assured, meditation does not mean you will sit around doing nothing. Nature does not like a vacuum; something else, something more meaningful and joyous will...

How do I develop will power to practice Yoga Meditation?

If you don't have will power, then exercise your won't power. Doing requires active energy. But not doing requires restraint from activity. Live out the following dialogue in your life: "I won't be violent in my actions and speech to myself and others. I won't tell a lie nor live a lie. I...

I cannot give up all my pleasures. Can I still practise Yoga Meditation?

A child loves playing with toys, but a teenager would not be caught dead with a teddy bear or a doll! Such is the nature of growth and development. You play with your little and big pleasures such as good food, big cars, expensive clothes, etc. But a time comes when these will not satisfy you. This...

Isn't sitting around in Yoga Meditation bad for health?

Sitting in meditation is definitely less harmful than sitting long hours in front of television, computers or sitting in the car or airplane on long trips. It is definitely less injurious than sitting long hours in classrooms or offices. It is important to note that the entire process of Yoga...

How can I integrate Yoga Meditation in to my busy life?

A clever way to integrate Yoga Meditation in your busy schedule is to do short practices before all meals. You have to eat, right? You can be flexible with meditation: do it at your work desk, at the dining table, or wherever it is that you are eating. You can integrate meditation in your daily...

How can I create a suitable environment and routine for Yoga Meditation?

Choose a home that is in a quiet part of the town. It would be nice to have nature around, so that the air is clean and invigorating. If possible set aside a room for meditation. If that is not possible set aside a small area in your bedroom or any other room where there is not too much activity...

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