Life

Yoga, meditation, and spiritual practice are all considered states of being, rather than an activity we do or something we strive for. They are practices for the day to day life— and here we will explore how these spiritual traditions and paths to healing can come into play within everyday moments, rather than just when we are in a yoga class or sitting in meditation.

Yoga Warning! Side effects may include spiritual awakening and a more harmonious society.

Yoga Warning! Side effects may include spiritual awakening and a more harmonious society.

In modern society, people increasingly see Yoga as a form of exercise such as going to the gym or attending ...
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5 Tips For Self Love

5 Tips For Self Love

In this video, Pazit gives 5 Tips for Self Love. On the spiritual path this really is the foundation - ...
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Diagnosing Life: The Four Nobel Truths

Diagnosing Life: The Four Nobel Truths

Vagabond Temple Yoga and Meditation Centre invites you into our spiritual home for a unique experience of healthy living, personal ...
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What Makes A Spiritual Practice? Five Tips For Keeping It Real

What Makes A Spiritual Practice? Five Tips For Keeping It Real

What is more spiritual, doing a complicated three-hour Yoga routine on the top of a mountain in Nepal, or washing ...
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Dropping The Drama - Finding Freedom Through Non-Attachment

Dropping The Drama – Finding Freedom Through Non-Attachment

When we practice meditation, generally we bring our attention to a single object (the breath, a mantra, part of the ...
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Being Nice To Yourself Is The Foundation Of Yoga

Being Nice To Yourself Is The Foundation Of Yoga

If you have ever engaged in a sustained spiritual practice like Yoga, meditation, or anything that brings you face-to- face ...
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Air: Keeping Your Feet On The Ground While Your Head Is In The Clouds

Air: Keeping Your Feet On The Ground While Your Head Is In The Clouds

Here is a spiritual exercise to try: stop breathing. If you are still alive, you will have realised that this ...
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Want To Be More Disciplined? Try Being Happy First!

Want To Be More Disciplined? Try Being Happy First!

Self-discipline, seems to be a big deal these days. Social media is full of inspirational quotes inspiring us to push ...
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Change & Transformation

Change & Transformation

Jyoti Mantra Asato ma sat gamaya Tamaso ma jyotir gamaya Mrityor ma amritam gamaya Lead me from the unreal to ...
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Fire! How To Burn Brightly Without Burning Out

Fire! How To Burn Brightly Without Burning Out

Fire is vital, without the sun there would be no light and no life. The element of fire is associated ...
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Going With The Flow – Working With The Water Element To Bring Flexibility To Your Life.

Going With The Flow – Working With The Water Element To Bring Flexibility To Your Life.

Think about some of the qualities of water. It is always wanting to move - rivers flow, oceans swirl with ...
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Earth: Being Grounded is Not A Punishment!

Earth: Being Grounded is Not A Punishment!

You may aspire to float up into the clouds and fly with the angels, and of course this would be ...
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Jumping Out Of The Comfort Zone

Jumping Out Of The Comfort Zone

Change is inevitable, simply because nothing lasts forever. An ice-cream, a headache, a holiday, an exam – whatever it is, ...
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yoga

Yogis Are Flexible, But Not In Just The Way You Think

In the West, for many people religion has very negative connotations. This is not surprising given the history of our ...
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maintain spiritual practice

Keep The Fire Burning: 8 Ways To Maintain Your Spiritual Practice At Home

At the Vagabond Temple we have a packed daily schedule of Yoga, meditation, talks and other activities. Our guests are ...
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five hindraces

Getting Kicked Out Of The Moment: The Five Hindrances

Meditation is a beautiful spiritual practice that can bring us many benefits, although it can be very challenging. When new ...
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Avoiding The Pleasure Trap: Three Ways to Find Genuine Contentment

Avoiding The Pleasure Trap: Three Ways to Find Genuine Contentment

There is nothing wrong with wanting to be happy, you deserve to be happy! But have you ever wondered why ...
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Ayurveda

Check Your Balance

No we are not talking about your bank account - this article introduces a simple, yet powerful system of medicine ...
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Meditation in Cambodia

Can We Ever Be Truly Satisfied?

In modern society, many of us simply do not have the time to take a moment to turn inwards and ...
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Questions to Know Who You Really Are

Questions to Discover Who You Really Are

Want to know who you really are? You’re a diamond in the sky (remember the Rihanna song?) Well, you’re a ...
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Look at another person

When You Look At Another Person, What Do You Really See?

If we closely watch our minds, we will find a tendency to label or categorize other people, based on our ...
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The Magic of Pranic Healing

The Magic of Pranic Healing

What is energy healing? Imagine if you understood the subtle laws of the universe and the subtle laws of energy ...
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How To Be Unhappy

How To Be Unhappy

Just imagine what an awful place the world would be if we were all happy the whole time. For a ...
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5 Ways That Yoga Can Help Us To Live In Modern Society

5 Ways That Yoga Can Help Us To Live In Modern Society

The society we live in often places us under great strain. Many of us feel exhausted and stressed from work, ...
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Why This Little Pig Is The Source of All The Pain And Suffering In The World

Why This Little Pig Is The Source of All The Pain And Suffering In The World

The image above is detail from the centre of the Wheel of Life, the iconic Tibetan Buddhist image which depicts ...
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How To Deal With Negative Emotions

How To Deal With Negative Emotions

Negative emotions are a fact of life: all of us are going to feel frightened, sad, angry, anxious, or a ...
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Yoga In Daily Life

Yama: Bringing Yoga Practice To Daily Life

Practising Yoga is about much more than the postures; the main practice goes on “off the mat” in our daily ...
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What Is Reiki?

What Is Reiki?

Reiki is a energy healing  and spiritual system that was re-discovered by Dr. Mikao Usui. The origins for the re-emergence ...
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Yoga As A Way of Life

Yoga As A Way of Life

When we truly face the reality of our life, we realize that our life is not optimal – it is ...
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