Yoga Asana; Its Practice and Benefits Part-II

Contd. From Part -I Procedure Disciplining of the body is brought by the practice of the Yoga Asanas .The practice of Yoga Asanas are always practiced with awareness and relaxation, Sage Patanjali defines the practice methodlogy of a Yoga pose in his Yoga Sutras as “Pratyatana Shaithilya AnantaSamapattibhyam” 2:47 “Relaxation with efforts & Concentration on […]

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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 […]

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Kapalbhati – An introduction to the Frontal Lobe Cleansing

Kapalbhati-pranayama-steps

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 […]

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Meaning of Yoga and Asanas

Basic Yoga Asanas

Yoga is seen as a form of exercise which has immense physical benefits. Is it merely stretching and exercise? Are the Asanas simply poses? Well, the answer to both these questions is a big “NO”. Yogic practices are about exploring the mystery in our body, and it is a life-long procedure. Asanas similarly are not […]

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