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Yoga Philosophy and Noble Truths

The Yoga system of Patanjali and the teachings of Buddha have a lot of theoretical and practical similarity in their components. Both the systems are well practiced in order to overcome the suffering. Yoga philosophy is based on the principles of Sankhya theory which explains the connection of cause and effect relationships in terms of …

How to Prepare for Yoga Teacher Training?

Yoga is the ancient and comprehensive psychosomatic training aiming in bringing the best possible holistic health to the practitioner. The therapeutic and health benefits of yoga are attracting many people around the world. The development of the awareness on the importance of yoga in the modern time has increased demand for well-trained yoga teachers. Choosing …

Selection and Sequencing of Yoga Practices  

Many people may not know this but the selection, as well as the sequencing of Yoga Practices is extremely crucial for benefitting from your yoga session. A yoga session should generally start with a prayer, mantra chanting or a brief relaxation session as it helps students to bring down their anxiety levels and stress, etc.  …

Bhakti Yoga – The Yoga of Devotion

Bhakti yoga is one of the four main yogic paths which lead to enlightenment. The literal meaning of bhakti is “love” or “devotion” and this path comprises of various practices to bring the bhakti yoga practitioners close to the divine. Bhakti yoga can be considered the simplest yogic path to master as well as the …

Yoga Traditions in India – Himalayan Yoga

  Himalayan Yoga Tradition was started by Swami Rama, who was an Indian yogi. The Himalayan tradition is not the tradition where a teacher teaches his disciples about the tradition and the students are to believe whatever he teaches. In the Himalayan yoga tradition, the teaching directly comes from the tradition and the students can …

Yoga Traditions in India – Kaivalyadhama, Lonavala

The Kaivalyadhama Health and Yoga Research Center is a therapeutic, spiritual and research center which was established by Swami Kuvalayananda in 1924. It is not only one of the oldest yoga institutes in the world but is also one of those institutions which are very comprehensive in its approach. The aim of this yoga institute …

Indian Yoga Masters

India is the land of diversity. Different cultures and religions are where you will find the soul of this country. While this diversity may differentiate people from one another, one thing that never differentiates on the basis of culture and religion is the ancient Practice of Yoga. It won’t be wrong to say that yoga …

Curriculum of Hatha Yoga Practices

The study of almost every field or subject comprises of two main aspects i.e. practical and theory. Similarly, the Curriculum of Hatha Yoga is also a fusion of classical texts and various yogic practices which are indispensable to the curriculum of hatha yoga. The basic curriculum of hatha yoga comprises of following a: Proper Diet …

Yoga for the Management of The Psychosomatic Diseases

What is Psychosomatic Disorder? Psychosomatic disorder is a term which is mainly used to represent a physical disease which is either caused or gets worse by mental factors. The term can also be used to represent a situation where the mental factors start showing physical symptoms even when there is no physical disease. For instance, …

Procedure and Benefits of Sarvangasana – Shoulder Stand Pose

Introduction: Sarvangasana is one of the important members of the family of inverted poses in Yoga. These postures are restorative in nature and the practice of Asana session is always concluded with such poses. They are highly valuable in the preparation and facilitation of the sound practice of Pranayama as well as meditation techniques.This is …