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  1. Life is Light

    Patanjali Yoga Sutra Knowledge Sheet 86 Contd. from knowledge sheet 85   “Tataha ksheyate prakashavaranam’’  (II Sutra 52) tataha = then; ksheyate = broken; prakasha = light; avaransam = curtain.   “Then the curtain surrounding the light is broken.”   Bre ...
  2. Yoga for Stronger Quads

    Quadriceps or Quads are the four muscles that surround the thigh bone, Femur. It is the longest, heaviest and strongest bone accounting for a quarter of your height! These muscles are critical for walking, running, jumping and squatting. From a person who ...
  3. Jumpstart your Mornings with Meditation

    What if being happy could be like building muscles at the gym while doing sit-ups, or running on the treadmill or perhaps lifting weights? What if we could train ourselves to stay happy throughout the day? And what if this constant source of happiness cou ...
  4. The Importance of Pranayamas

    Patanjali Yoga Sutra Knowledge Sheet 85 Contd. from knowledge sheet 84   “Tasminsati shwasaprashwasayorgativicchedaha pranayamaha’’ (II Sutra 49) tasmin = in that state of asana or posture; sati = being; shwasa = inspiratory breath; prashwasa = expiratory ...
  5. Garudasana- Eagle pose

    Garuda – Eagle, asana – pose How to do Garudasana Begin by standing in Tadasana. Bend your knees and lift your left foot up to cross it over the right one. Ensure that right foot is firmly placed on the floor and the left thigh is over the right thigh. Yo ...
  6. Yoga for Stronger Arms and Hands

    Can you imagine a day with your hands tied? Right from brushing our teeth to cooking, from opening doors to typing on a computer, we use hands for almost every action. We use your hands so much that there’s a risk of getting repetitive stress injury, due ...
  7. Paschim Namaskarasana (Reverse Prayer pose)

    Paschim = west. In this context, it means backside; namaskar = greeting; asana = pose Paschim Namaskarasana or the Reverse Prayer pose is an upper body strengthening pose that works specifically on the arms and the abdomen. It is also known as Viparita Na ...
  8. Vasisthasana- Side Plank pose

    Vasistha is the name of one of the most revered saints who was also one of the Saptarishis or Seven Seers. He was the chief author of Rigveda’s Mandala 7. Vasistha had in his possession a cow named Kamdhenu and her child, Nandini. This divine cow could gr ...
  9. Healing Cervical Spondylosis with Yoga

    Cervical Spondylosis or Cervical Osteoarthritis is a physical condition caused by the wear and tear of bones and cartilage in the neck (cervical vertebra) region. This degeneration of the bones and cartilage causes chronic neck pain and can disrupt simple ...
  10. Get Focus with Yoga

    Wavering focus is one of the major causes for low productivity at work place or low grades at school and college. It is this same attribute that students, professionals, entrepreneurs and home-makers alike have been trying to achieve to uplift the quality ...
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