Mount Madonna Blog

May 01, 2018

Sutras for Life

Finding your bliss is an age old practice and while this sense of well being found through our asana practice is rewarding, it is just a fraction of the bliss that yoga promises.

April 15, 2018

Vīrabhadrasana II (Warrior 2)

Warrior 2 is a very popular posture, so we thought it might be useful to review common misalignments and ways to correct them in your students.

April 04, 2018

Sketches from Babaji's Notebook: Hanumanāsana

This pose strengthens the waistline, hips, legs, and thighs.

March 31, 2018

Prasad for Thought: Hanuman Jayanti

The topic of Hanuman, a deity representing prana, selfless service, and a broken ego, is addressed in this article in questions and answers with Babaji.

March 02, 2018

Sketches from Babaji's Notebook: Leg Arm Balance

Practicing this pose will strengthen you arms and shoulders, give a shine to your face and enhance your memory.

February 22, 2018

Babaji's Stories Online

Sri Ram Publishing is dedicated to publishing the teachings and writings of Baba Hari Dass. Babaji is a prolific teacher who wrote on classical yoga scripture and philosophy, teaching stories, plays, and essays on self development. SRP also offers recordings of sacred music.

February 07, 2018

Asana Teaching Tools

We asked experienced teachers about the art of offering appropriate manual adjustments. You'll be led to each teacher's website and/or contact by clicking on her or his name.

January 16, 2018

Sketches from Babaji's Notebook Merudanḍakāsana: Cross-Legged Spinal-Stretching Pose

Found in Babaji's Notebook are a series of drawings that illustrate poses for your everyday sadhana. This pose strengthens the joints of the feet, knees, thighs and spine, and pushes prana up.

January 05, 2018

Regular Sādhana

Regular sādhana seems difficult for many reasons. Not only do we feel too busy, but we may not even be sure what to practice or if it will be worth it. Until the desire for spiritual progress is greater than the inertia of our habits, each effort will seem like climbing an enormous mountain.