Kalyug: Is this the end of the world?

Bijay J Anand | September 12, 2019

In texts written thousands of years ago that are found in Indian philosophy, there is very clear and defined mention of Kalyug. An era in which our civilization will be wiped out by own Read more

‘Sensible Secrets’ for a beautiful life

Bijay J Anand | June 6, 2019

As a teacher, I have an alarming number of young students who are joining my classes or are being referred to me with acute depression and in some cases, suicidal Read more

Opportunity Pop-Ups

Bijay J Anand | February 5, 2018

One day, when I was 15 years old, I was walking on the street coming from somewhere, going somewhere when a car stopped next to me, the door opened and a man got Read more

A Spiritual Perspective on Extra-Marital Affairs

Bijay J Anand | June 21, 2017

Why do men and women have extra-marital affairs? To answer that question, I have to first define the kind of flings and extra-marital affairs that people are capable of indulging Read more

Should your child be successful or happy?

Bijay J Anand | June 21, 2017

This is a story about a couple that loves their daughters very much. Like most parents do. And like most parents they dream of a beautiful future for their daughters, a secure future, great Read more

Where Capitalism meets Spirituality

Bijay J Anand | March 20,2017

I was once with a dear friend of mine who heads one of the largest MNC’s in India when she told me about a workshop that she had organised for a majority of her organisation’s work-force over Read more

The ‘Authenticity’ of a yoga teacher

Bijay J Anand | March 4, 2017

A fellow yoga teacher kindly suggested to me today morning that I should register myself with ‘Yoga Alliance’. As per her advice, it would give me and my capability as a yoga teacher Read more

Violence and physical abuse in a relationship – What to do when you love him and don’t want to let go

Bijay J Anand | February 6, 2017

I once got a call at 2.30am from a dear friend who told me that she was at Colaba police station because one of her best friends had been beaten up black and blue by Read more

Want freedom from smoking?

Bijay J Anand | January 13, 2017

If you have decided to quit smoking, here is some solid advice by an ex-chain smoker on what works and what doesn’t   I teach Kundalini Yoga. I teach people to love their body. I also Read more

Alpha in the house

Bijay J Anand | October 5, 2016

Most people think and believe that the secret to a happy home, one characterised by love, peace and harmony, is that the couple who live in it should have equal rights, say, dominance, voice, Read more


Bijay J Anand | October 4, 2016

She was the apple of his eye. He always thought about how incomplete his day would ever be if he had to not wake up to the sight of her snuggled up in her bed and breathing ever so softly with a hint Read more

Cultivate your magnetism

Bijay J Anand | September 19, 2016

As an ambitious youngster, I spent a considerable number of years learning how to be a better salesman, marketing professional and dynamic leader. I enrolled in public speaking courses, read books on Read more

Dance of the two spirals

Bijay J Anand | August 8, 2016

My wife had never been into exercising or working out when we got married. By virtue of her youth, good eating habits and her love for dancing, she was blessed with a good Read more

(Health) Investment tips from a bilingual yoga teacher

Bijay J Anand | July 28, 2016

I am a linguist. Currently, I speak seven languages and endeavor to learn at least one more before I die. The one thing that speaking different language helps you in Read more

What ails America – the disintegration of America as a nation

Bijay J Anand | July 9, 2016

I am compelled to write this piece upon my return from the US a couple of weeks ago. There were some myths that were shattered during this particular trip and some revelations that I feel that I am Read more

The Curse of Inheritance in India

Bijay J Anand | February 11, 2016

I have a friend in New York. When his wife of 48 years passed away, he donated his entire art collection worth millions of dollars to a museum. His son was 38 years old at that time. Married with two Read more

Spirituality is dangerous for the economy!

Bijay J Anand | December 27, 2015

The powers that be do everything in their power to keep you unhappy and miserable. Here’s how they do it, and Read more

The spirituality of living an insane life

Bijay J Anand | December 16, 2015

At the airport today morning, I met a dear friend after many years. After the usual pleasantries, he asked me what I Read more

Why we should all do more Yoga Retreats

Bijay J Anand | November 7, 2015

I am writing this blog on the last day of our first ever five-day YogUtsav, a festival of loving, healing and learning. We were 40 of us in all, and what a beautiful group it Read more

How Kundalini Yoga got me sucked back into acting after 17 years

Bijay J Anand | October 15, 2015

Twenty years ago, a very prominent director from India – Ravi Chopra – walked into a meeting that was being held for the final casting of his new project, Ramayan. As soon as Read more

Why I don’t believe in astrology, numerology and Vastu anymore

Bijay J Anand | October 5, 2015

There was a time, not very long ago, when I had a team of ‘advisors’. One was a Vastu consultant, another was a Feng-Shui expert and the third was an Read more

Of protein shakes and supplements (that you definitely don’t need)

Bijay J Anand | September 1, 2015

At my teacher-training course for Kundalini Yoga in Rishikesh, there was a beautiful young girl. I used to observe the intensity of her practice as well as the Read more

Where are you crying from? – Part Two

Bijay J Anand | June 8, 2015

As mentioned in part one of this post, our bodies are storage vaults of accumulated pain, grief, sorrow, anger and every other negative emotion that we have the displeasure of experiencing all Read more

Where are you crying from? – Part One

Bijay J Anand | May 11, 2015

The Physical Detox is where you heal your body. You go on a fast, you eat healthy, drink lots of juices, get massages and generally make sure that all signs of your decadence and debauchery are Read more

No Sex Please, We’re Indian

Bijay J Anand | February 11, 2015

As an art dealer, I’ve been privileged to have owned and sold several amazing works of art created by renowned Indian masters.Husain, Raza, Souza and Ram Kumar are a few of the luminaries that Read more

Kundalini Yoga – Introduction

Bijay J Anand | December 19, 2014

Sat Nam and welcome to my new blog ‘Kundalini Yoga with Bijay J Anand’ Before I begin to share anything else with you, I need to answer one question that is asked of me almost on a daily Read more