Hatha Yoga by Rama
Over the centuries, Hatha Yoga has fallen into disrepute by those who feared it might create too much bodily preoccupation and spiritual distraction. However, rather than dismissing it as an exercise only forthe body, scriptural writings uphold that Hatha , one of the earliest traditions of yoga, evolved as a spiritual practice to meet the connubial needs of the householder. The legendary origins of its beginnings are said to date back to the mythological time of the great God of Hindu pantheon of dieties, Lord Shiva. It is during a dialogue between Shiva and his spouse Parvate that Hatha Yoga is believed to emerge. To read more of this article, download a PDF of the 1998 article originally published by the International Yoga College.
See the PRODUCTS page for Media Products by Rama
Publications About Rama
LA Yoga (2005) World Traveler by Felicia Tomasko Even when Rama Jyoti is silent, her powerful presence fills a room. It is not a stretch of the imagination to see her meditating in the Middle East, teaching yoga in Afganistan to Muslim women, or meeting with Gorbachev; karma yoga activities that are integral to Rama’s work. Devotion is essential to Rama’s teaching. Rama describes all her poses as sacrifices and offerings. These feelings of devotion spill out into her international work and the IYC (International Yoga College), which she founded. Read More (download a PDF)
Awareness Magazine (2001) Rama Vernon By Kay Walburger Rama Vernon, a housewife and mother of five children asked herself, “What can one woman do to make a difference in the world?” The reason for the question was the fear her children and their school friends were experiencing from the world events taking at that time. The cold war was escalating and the threat of nuclear holocaust was a clear and present danger. The impenetrable Iron Curtain kept Russia isolated and its people unreachable. Our national mood was reflected in our president’s words as he called Russia the ‘Evil Empire!” Read More (download a PDF)
Download more PDFs about Rama
Cleaveland, Carol. (1991)USSR Meeting Led her to Life’s Work. The Morning Call.
Anderson, Tom. (1988).Soviets, Americans Improve Understanding. Gannett Westchester Newspapers.
Ratan, Suneel. (1988).A Natural Glasnost and Grassroots. Greenwich Time.
Varosh, Lori. (1986). Bellevue Woman’s Way to Peace: Get to Know a Russian as a Friend. Journal America.
Gibson, Krysta. (1985). Seattle Woman organizes peace trip to Russia. The New Times.