Sunshine Coast Qld
Yoga is for changing one's nature, or 'prakriti'. The practice of yoga helps individuals to change their nature and develop a higher consciousness, thereby contributing to a a better society.
The long hair and beard does not make one a holy person, and neither the red spot on the forehead. Many people in the West, and India also, are fooled by mere appearances and lofty speeches. As Swami Sivananda wrote, 'Gurudom has become a thriving business'. The so-called guru, may be little more than a clever marketeer, or even a con-man, whose main motivation may be for self aggrandisement ... more