Principles of M.R.Y. Practice

Meditation (Skt. ध्यान, dhyāna)
is long-term focus, retention of a single-pointed consciousness on one object. 


Satsang (Skt. सत्सङ्ग, satsaga)
is a meeting with and a company of a Guru. At a satsang, a Guru passes the teaching of yoga on to practitioners. A satsang helps to perceive the true nature, expands the limits of perception and develop insight.
Mantra (Skt. मन्त्र, mantra)
is a formula of sacred sounds, the power of spiritual energy.
Self-control (Skt. संयम, sayama)
is a formation of inner consciousness, mastered mental self-restraint.
Asana (Skt. आसन, āsana) and a sequence of asanas (Skt. विन्यास, vinyāsa).

These are physical and mental practices, which help us to develop concentration and train not only our body, but also our mind, that allows us to overcome illnesses, changes, preserve physical and psychical health.

Pranayama (Skt. प्राणायाम, prāṇāyāma)
is regulation, control of breathing. Pranajama accumulates the resources of vital energy. Its primary purpose is the regulation of bodily functions and their compatibility with cosmic rhythms. The breathing practice harmonises and stabilises processes in the body, helps to relieve tension and avoid many illnesses, calms thoughts, provides emotional stability and assists with control of behaviour. 

Shatkarmas (Skt. षट्कर्मन्, akarman) and diet.
Shatkarmas are yoga practices that cleanse the body from accumulated toxins. These practices enhance physical health and restore the balance of body functions.
 A yoga practitioner’s diet should be moderate, and the food should be light and of the right combination with account of natural conditions, the person’s age, illnesses and genetics. 

Surya Namaskara (Skt. सूर्य नमस्कार, sūrya namaskāra)
It is the salutation to the Sun and the worshipping of everything He represents at the macro and micro cosmic levels.
is the salutation to the Moon. It is important to take into account the stability of the Sun and lunar phases while practicing yoga and seeking for insight into phenomena. From new moon to full moon and back, these changing phases influence the Earth, animals, plants, human body, mind and emotions.