Commitment and Convenience

A commitment can only be felt when it oversteps convenience. That which is convenient, you do not call commitment! If you just go by your convenience, your commitment falls apart causing more inconvenience! If you keep dropping your commitment because it is inconvenient, can you be comfortable? Often, what is convenient does not bring comfort, but gives an illusion of comfort.

Kick start your metabolism

Many people attribute their failed weight loss efforts to a slow metabolism. Some look for answers in a magic pill or meal replacement powders. The truth is, no pill or artificial aid can speed up your metabolism. The reason why these mistaken notions exist is because most people don’t understand how the human metabolism works.

Retrieve the mind from the senses

When you sit in meditation, what are the things that can bother you? The first thing that could come into your mind is lust. Second, greed can bother you. The third thing that could bother you is anger towards somebody. Jealousy can bother you. Entanglement or attachment, to somebody or something can bother you. So, it’s these four or five things that bother you.

Keep your kidneys healthier with yoga

Kidneys perform the vital function of purifying the blood by filtering the waste from it. They also help in the functioning of the urinary system, secretion of hormones and maintenance of blood pressure level in the body. Kidneys also have the additional function of homeostasis or maintaining the level of acid and bases in the body. Clearly, kidneys are one of the most vital organs in the body and should be cared for.

The Kumari Amman temple in Kanyakumari

The temple of Goddess Kumari Amman is located in the city of Kanyakumari in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. This temple is one of the celebrated 108 Shakthi Peethas in India. The devotees here worship Goddess Kumari Amman, a form of Goddess Durga. It is believed that the sacred idol of Goddess Kumari Amman present in this temple in Kanyakumari was installed by the great Sage Parashurama himself thousands of years ago. In fact, the name of the city Kanyakumari is derived from the name of the Goddess Kanyakumari- meaning a virgin, teenage girl.