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Padmasana

Padmasana literally means the Lotus Posture (Padma+ Asana) and the body is aligned in the form of a lotus flower in this Asana. Certain...

Importance of Warm Up Exercises Before Yoga

Yoga Asana (physical posture) apart from Prãnãyãma (regulated breathing) and Dhyana (meditation) is one of the components of Yoga which yields numerous health benefits. Yoga...

Vegetarianism and Yoga

Although the meal of Yogis commonly consists of Sattvic food, it is not made a prerequisite for the aspirants as well as the practitioners...

Things to Bear in Mind When Performing Yoga

Yoga is not a mere physical movement of body parts but requires the involvement of mind and spirit to reap optimum results. Hence, paying...

Poising the Endocrine System With Yoga

Endocrine system is the network of chemical communication that sends messages throughout the nervous system via blood stream. The endocrine system consists of glands that...

Importance of Yoga for Healthy Spine

Every posture of Yoga is designed in such a manner that the spine and the glands are stimulated in an accurate and healthy manner...

The Chakras- the Life Energy Centers

LIFE FORCE ENERGY Ancient sages discovered that there are vital energy centers in the human body which should be kept in balance...

Meditation

Mind generates perpetually arising and ceasing thoughts incessantly. Hence, a person’s mind is resonated with thoughts at any given time. Thoughts of various nature arise,...

Prãnãyãma

As the breath is of utmost import for human existence so is Prãnãyãma for Yoga. The Sanskrit word Prãnãyãma is the combination of two...

The Importance of Yoga Asanas

Among the 64 types of Yoga, only four types are practiced by the laymen. They are, Hatha Yoga- Yoga Asana (exercises)...