Monday, January 22, 2007
"LIFE IS NOT FOR DOING YOGA. YOGA IS FOR MAKING LIFE BETTER."
So says India's wildly popular yogi Swami Ramdev -- whose practice and teaching consist primarily of pranayama (breathing exercises) -- in this BBC article.
"Earlier I also used to try the really difficult asans [postures]. But gradually I understood there is no need to push and punish oneself needlessly. So now I practise and teach simple breathing exercises which keep one healthy and stress-free," he says.
Go here and here to learn more.
Just don't tell the asana police.