Obstacles for Yoga practice and their Consequences

Quote

Practice of Yoga brings vigor, vitality and higher level of productivity to an individual practitioner in addition to the best possible physical and mental health. To reap such benefits it is always necessary to follow the practice of Yoga continuously for prolonged time with firm dedication without having interruptions in the practice. But due one …

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 …

Trikonasana-Triangle Pose

triangle pose

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, …

MATSYASANA OR FISH POSE

Matasya asana

Introduction:Nomenclature of the posture In Sanskrit the word Matsya means fish. The final pose of this asana resembles the shape of a fish. Hence the name. It is an excellent position for floating in water for prolonged periods of time. Classical reference of the posture: Muktapadmasanam krtva uttanasayanam caret Kurparabhyam sivo vestyam rogaghanam Matsyamasanam Assuming …

Travel to Rishikesh

Sunset view of Ganga

Rishikesh indeed is a heavenly abode. Rightly termed rishikesh the locks of rishis it is a place to learn about your own soul. I have been living in Ghaziabad for long and was told by my friends that I should visit the place in a weekend. I got a chance in third week of november …

Padmasana

padmasana

PADMASANA Importance of name. Padmasana is one of the meditative postures, and it resembles a shape of a lotus.  In Sanskrit padma means lotus.  Sometimes it is also called Kamalasana. Hatha Pradipika says: Vamorupari daksinam ca caranam samsthapya vamam tatha daksorupari,pascimena vidhina dhrtva karabhyam dradham/ angusthau,hradaye nidhaya cibukam nasagramalokayet etadvyadhivinasakari yaminam padmasanam procyate// H.P.I.44 Scriptures …

Concept of Mental Health In Patanjala Yoga Sutras

mental-health

In the modern days Mental Health disorders have been a major Social, Medical and Scientific problem. Moreover, these disorders are predisposing factor for many other psychiatric disorders including phobia, obsession, aggression, inferiority substance use disorders, suicide, mood disorders, impulse control disorders, eating disorders and anxiety disorders. Mental Health Problems are multi-factorial disorders which are associated …

The Magic of Rishikesh

Rishikesh has traditionally been a place for Yoga. Meditation by Yogis has been done here for thousands of years. Yogic Trance and infamous use of cannabis have been associated with Yogis. But folks it is not true at all. Yoga totally bans the use of intoxicants. So if you are coming to this enigmatic place …