This section is devoted to Guruji Shailendra Sharma’s ideas about relationship between material and spiritual aspects of existence: their unity and indivisibility and their influence on each other. On a practical level Shailendra explains how bodywork during yoga practice results in understanding the spiritual essence.

What is happiness

Q: What is happiness in your opinion? Shailendra: When the most prominent desires are being fulfilled then that thing is happiness. And even I think that the next step beyond happiness is satisfaction. They are together I think, you can not separate them. Without the satisfaction of any kind you ...

A Messenger from the Other World

  Man: Hospice is a place where people die. They give you the painkillers and take care of you. Sometimes they take ill persons to hospice to give a few weeks of rest to a family. We have a very modern hospice in Moscow. There are a lot of interesting stories in the hospice. For example, ...

Yoga Teaching

Guruji: I teach yoga. People study yoga and come to me if they have any problems. I’m glad to show them the right way. I’m happy to help them. I help only those disciples, who are really interested in investigation. I can’t help everybody, it’s just impossible. We study yoga in all its variety. ...

The Earth Is Alive

Human body is made up of the very same gross elements, which are all present in the earth. This human body is sometimes called an earthly body. Inside every body a spritit and and an individual consciousness are present. The chemical elements, which make up the human body, are all there in the ...

About the body

I can dance sitting. Just a control. You can call it self-control. Everybody is trying to look after his body. But very few people actually can feel their body. I can feel almost every muscle. I think everything has a reason. What I went through – there must be an important reason for it. It ...

The Illusion of the Philosophy

I will tell you about one incident. Once I was visiting my sister. And she had a neighbor – the old man, who thought that everything is bhram, all things are illusion. And when he knew that I am a yogi he came to argue with me rather than discuss things. But then Guru’s grace was on me so it ...

Prana and Astral Experience

Q: In some religions and different books also they talk about the heart being the seat of the soul. The soul is in the heart. What is your comment on that? Sh: Yes. Prana lives in the heart. The heart is its center but it is spread all over the body. The heart is supplying blood to every ...