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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The Seven Chakras in the Human Body

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The chakras in Yoga are very important. Even modern medical science has now acknowledged the importance of these points present in human body. There are seven chakras in our body. In meditation the chakras are very important. They are the centers of energy in our body. In a perfect state the seven chakras should be open and […]

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Surya Namaskar the whole body exercise

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Surya Namaskar is instant yoga to keep whole body fit. It also keeps the mind calm and active. It is a set of 9 yoga asnas which is a great cardio-vascularworkout. Lets get to business of knowing these postures in brief. Pranayam – Standing with folded hands and relaxing yourThe asana requires standing with a straight backbone, relaxed […]

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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 […]

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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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The Role and need of Yoga Teacher

The Role and need of Yoga Teacher

Yoga teaching profession is meticulous service which requires a comprehensive knowledge of Yoga practices and its principles. Yoga is not only physical practice in nature but it is more subtle in experience and practice, as it relates to the discipline of our mind and body including our emotions. The dimensions of Yoga teaching require a […]

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Trikonasana-Triangle Pose

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TRIKONASANA Introduction: Trikonasana is one of the important standing asana and it is quite useful from the point view of the health of the joints as it gives the best movement to nearly all the joints in the body. Nomenclature: The body in the final position of this posture resembles the shape of the Triangle, […]

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