Exercise and Good Health by Swami Rama

The two different kinds of physical exercise essential to good health are stretching exercises such as the yoga postures and aerobic exercises such as jogging. Both are very beneficial for cleansing, relaxing, and revitalizing the body and for helping it function...

Mastery Over Death by Swami Rama

I have personally witnessed yogis casting off the body consciously on many occasions. In the year 1938 when I was sent to Benares to stay with a Bengali couple, I was informed that the couple would drop their bodies at the same time. The couple had been meditating...

20th Annual Mahasamadhi Function of Swami Rama

The Himalayan Institute Hospital Trust (HIHT) celebrated the 20th Mahasamadhi Anniversary of its Founder, HH Dr. Swami Rama on 13th November. Yog Guru Baba Ramdevji (Founder, Patanjali Yogpeeth) was the Honorable Chief Guest. Dr. Dhasmana delivered the welcome address...

New Release! Lectures on Yoga Sutras: Raja Yoga by Swami Rama

In this lecture Swami Rama systematically explains the eight limbs (astanga) or stages in the practice of Raja Yoga. He says that when we start practicing our awareness expands and we become conscious of the many obstacles on the path to realizing our goal. When these...

New Release! Lectures on Yoga Sutras: Kriya Yoga

In this lecture Swami Rama discusses Kriya Yoga. He explains that the three basic practices of Kriya Yoga–tapas, svadhyaya and ishwara pranidhana (self-discipline, self-study and surrender of the ego)–should be practiced by all students of yoga meditation,...