Got Water?

Got Water?

  How much water should you drink in a day? There isn’t a simple answer to this question that applies for everyone. Individual needs vary. You need more water depending on your constitution (people of pitta prakruti tend to feel hotter, sweat more, and feel...
Of Down Dogs, Goats and Salvation: 5 Yoga Myths

Of Down Dogs, Goats and Salvation: 5 Yoga Myths

Down dogs go well with beer. Goats are Yogis in disguise. Humans evolve into The Divine Pretzel to gain salvation. Instagram images implode with visions and variations of what Yoga has become all over the world. Sweaty, smiling “yogis” in heated rooms twist and turn...
Yoga and Depression

Yoga and Depression

An essay first published in April 2017. My dad’s yoga practice was as dependable as mangoes in Chennai’s summer and Carnatic music concerts in December. I don’t think he missed a single day of sirasasana and sarvangasana—perfectly aligned head and shoulder stands,...