Category «Kriyas»

Neti: Shatkriya for Sinus Problems

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    Sinus is a problem which is caused by clogged nasal passage, and Neti which is one of the shatkriyas is the cleansing technique used for cleansing the nasal passage. There are three kinds of Neti in Shatkarmas taught at all the institutes of Yoga Teacher Training in India: Jala Neti using water Sutra …

Nauli: The Technique for Cleansing Inner Organs

Nauli is one of the Shatkarmas in Yogic Kriyas, which is an integral part of Hatha Yoga. This kriya uses the abdominal muscles to massage the organs in the abdomen and stomach region. It has immense health benefits, but the kriya is a bit difficult for beginners. It cannot be learnt quickly and requires spending …

Trataka : Yogic Kriya for Concentration Improvement

Tratak - Kriya

Developing concentration is necessary for success in any field, and there are no shortcuts to it. However Trataka one of the Shatkarmas is a way you can increase concentration. The word Trataka means steady gazing.It is a kriya in Yoga which involves gazing or fixing eyes on one point or object without blinking the eyes. The …

Kriyas : The Cleansing Techniques of Yoga

KRIYA The True Meaning

Ayurveda has defined three doshas of the body, which are actually constituents of the body. Human body is made up of three doshas – Vata Dosha – Constituents of the body responsible for mechanical functioning. Pitta Dosha – Constituents of the body controlling the chemical functioning and make up. Kapha Dosha – Constituents which comprise …

Kapalbhati – An introduction to the Frontal Lobe Cleansing

Kapalbhati is the most popular cleansing technique  in yogic kriyas. According to the “Gheranda Sanhita”   the word kapalbhati is made of two  words “kapal” means skull or head and “bhati” is lighting illuminating. In the Gheranda samhita  there are three types of kapalbhati. 1. vatakarma kapalbhati 2. vyutkarma kapalbhati 3. sheet karma kapalbhati We will try …