Simon Haas

Author, teacher and speaker: Dharma, yoga philosophy, teachings from ancient India

Simon Haas is a teacher of Dharma and yoga philosophy. He is author of "The Book of Dharma: Making Enlightened Choices", which shares teachings from ancient India on how to consciously direct your life by improving the quality of your choices.

As a young boy Simon studied the sacred writings of India and spent ten years living in temples and monasteries. He apprenticed for 16 years with an elderly master practitioner in the Bhakti tradition, within an unbroken line of teachers going back many generations.

Simon now lives in the UK where he focuses on making the teachings of ancient India accessible to the modern world. He gives seminars and workshops internationally on Dharma and yoga philosophy.
Am I a Healing Presence or a Hurting

Am I a Healing Presence or a Hurting Presence?

When I was twelve, I travelled with my family in a small Volkswagen to Yugoslavia, a few years before the country would erupt into bitter civil war. With its rolling hills of corn fields and Soviet-era cars, it was like a country that had been frozen in time.
26/09/2014 14:28 BST
Guarding Our Life Against

Guarding Our Life Against Negativity

Have you ever worked in a business that looked professional and successful on the outside, but turned out to be dysfunctional on the inside? Maybe there was a destructive culture of office politics and complaining. Maybe the company simply didn't care about its people, or it was a chaotic, high-stress workplace, with low morale and high burn out.
11/09/2014 11:10 BST
Living a Life True to

Living a Life True to Ourselves

When long-time nurse Bronnie Ware questioned dying patients about any regrets they had or anything they would do differently, the number one response was, "I wish I'd had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me."
29/08/2014 14:29 BST
Make Better Life

Make Better Life Choices

There are certain choices in life that are "difficult". Often, this is not because we lack the information we need to make them. Neither is it because it's hard to gauge which option will benefit us more. Rather, it's because these choices are <em>defining</em> - they define who we are as human beings.
18/08/2014 14:16 BST