At the London OM Yoga Show

The London OM Yoga Show is an annual event that has been Europe’s largest yoga phenomenon since its inception in 2003. It claims to be “the total yoga experience under one roof “. Although it ostensibly strives to bring together the yoga community with the promise that “You will find everything you need for your yoga practice […]

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Classes begin at SOAS

Thiruvalluvar on SOAS campus OM Thursday was my first day of actual class at SOAS (for you who are not familiar with the name, it is short for the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London). I’m just starting an MA programme in “Traditions of Yoga and Meditation”. It was a lovely autumnal day, perfect […]

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Mudras for Modern Life: foreign editions

I’m very happy to announce that my book “Mudras for Modern Life” is now available in a number of foreign editions: Dutch, French, German, Spanish and Norwegian. In English it is available as a printed book, as well as an e-book. If you’re in the London area, I’m going to be doing an introductory workshop […]

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Intro to Mudras – on YouTube

OM Several months ago, to celebrate International Yoga Day on June 21st, I did a series of short videos with Watkins Publishing – in connection with my book “Mudras for Modern Life“. Mudras can assist you in rebalancing your energy, enhancing your well-being and transforming your life in a wide range of ways. They can […]

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Ganesha’s Birthday

OM GAM GANAPATAYAI NAMAH Today is Ganesha Chathurthi – Ganesha’s birthday, which this year marks my 40th Sannyas anniversary – it is 40 years since I became a Swami. Forty years ago, I stood in front of a ritual fire with my teacher Swami Vishnu-devananda to renounce my attachment to the world and to vow that I […]

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Chakra Meditation – in Korean!!

OM – exciting news – today I received a copy of the newly released Korean version of my book “Chakra Meditation“. The thought that my book is inspiring Korean yogis to meditate made me feel really happy This is the second of my books that is available in Korea. One of my other books, “The Power of Breath“, was […]

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