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Russian Depression Yoga

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Foto by Natalia Blatt, model Eugenia Klochkova (Shanti yoga studio, Kazan, Russia)

One girl yoga-teacher read a book Tantra Illuminated a lot. One day she woke up and discovered that she had a horse head. But it can't be helped and she have to teach a class. So she went like that...

The question is - why a horse head? Here we have double meaning, like in many Vedic scriptures. First, the traditional Dharma of women - to work for her husband, like a horse.

To change a bulb, the Iyengar yoga school practitioner uses two belts, one bolster, a flat brick, two hard bricks, four blankets and a stool.

It wasn`t for nothing, after all, that I overpaid for a Sony recorder in one hot Thailand town. More than once it proved to be handy to enrich your musical outlook, my dear readers. Perhaps it will brighten up endless hours spent in traffic jams (which of course refers to the readers of big city`s, whose karma includes such vairagya-bringing phenomenon as everlasting traffic jams).

When you address an Indian with a request and in response you hear ‘All right, we`ll do it tomorrow’, you should know that you were politely refused, for TOMORROW never comes in this country.
Indeed, what do you expect from people in whose language ‘yesterday’ and ‘tomorrow’ refer to the same word?

Hanuman-chalisa is known by heart by many ordinary Indians, it was performed by various Indian singers, such as the recently deceased ‘classical voice of Indian radio’ Hari Om Sharan, Anup Jalota, Tamil singer Subbulakshmi and others. The West came to know it through such legends of American kirtan as Krishna Das and Jai Uttal.

However, the song filled with the spirit of bhakti, love of the Deity and the divine, doesn`t focus on professionalism, but on emotions.