The wisdom of the ancient rishis

Thousands of years ago the rishis (sages) of India began to express their sense of unity with the natural world through their poetic hymns to nature deities such as Surya (sun), Agni (fire) and Vayu (wind). These hymns were later compiled into the sacred texts of Hinduism that became known as the Vedas. They are the outpourings of the early Indian spirituality from which yoga and meditation evolved. As well as feeling a mystical connection with nature, the rishis also sensed the unseen energies of the universe beyond their everyday world. Through intuitive insights, they perceived the interconnectedness of everything within this vast universe. The rishis also made the incredible discovery th