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  1. Adho Mukha Svanasana

    Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward facing dog pose) Adho – Forward; Mukha – Face; Svana- Dog The asana is pronounced as A-doh MOO-kah shvah-NAS-anna Adho mukha svanasana posture replicates a dog bending forward, hence the name downward facing dog pose. This ...
  2. Are You Looking For Freedom From Unhappiness?

    Patanjali Yoga Sutra- Knowledge Sheet 33 “Vishok¢ v¢ jyotishmatiÃ’’ vishok¢ = getting rid of unhappiness; v¢ = or; jyotishmatià = the bright effulgent state of the mind “Get rid of unhappiness and at the same time know that your mind is bright or effulgen ...
  3. Be Compassionate with Unhappy People

    Patanjali Yoga Sutras- Knowledge Sheet 29 Continues from previous Patanjali post on dealing with happy people Now, what about unhappy people? If you are friendly with unhappy people, what happens? You also become unhappy. So he says do not be friendly wit ...
  4. Yoga Mudra at your fingertips!

    Chin Mudra: Can work wonders for someone with lower back pain. Chinmaya Mudra: Helps to improve your digestion system. Adi Mudra: Helps to reduce the snoring. Merudanda Mudra: Helps to calm the respiratory system. Yoga is generally perceived as a combinat ...
  5. Run Better With Yoga

    "No pain, no gain!" Seven –time Mr. Olympia Arnold Schwarzenegger said this phrase sometime during his career which went on to become the workout attitude defining statement of our times. It is crisp and apt, just the way a phrase should be. But ...
  6. Yoga And Meditation For A Peaceful Society

    Meditating leaders take better decisions, said Sri Sri on current world scenario! Meditating leaders take better decisions, said Sri Sri on current world scenario! We all have our take on yoga. Don’t we? Yet when it comes from an advocate of peace, a stro ...
  7. CrossFit Better With Yoga

    Gym workout is passé. CrossFit is in. If you are clueless about what CrossFit stands for, it's a fitness program started more than a decade ago in USA and is now practiced by millions around the world. CrossFit works on the principle of mixing high i ...
  8. The Angle Pose (Konasana)

    Angle Pose (Konasana) Kona =Angle; Asana = Pose/Posture (This posture is Pronounced as:konah-sanah) How to do Konasana: Stand straight with feet about hip width distance apart and arms alongside the body. Breathe in and raise the left arm to the left an ...
  9. Warrior Pose (Veerabhadrasana or Virabhadrasana)

    This pose strengthens the arms, shoulders, thighs and back muscles, all in one go. This pose is named after Veerabhadra, a fierce warrior, an incarnation of Lord Shiva. The story of the warrior Veerabhadra, as all stories from Upanishads, has a moral th ...
  10. Repose in these Poses to Lose Weight

    Surya Namaskar can work wonders on the body.. Get into warrior pose to tone the leg muscles. Bow pose can help to cut the belly flab. Losing weight brings a lot of dedication, commitment, disciplined lifestyle with it. Many of us want to lose weight, we ...
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