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  1. Five Types of Fire

    Five types of fire. Patanjali Yoga Sutra Knowledge Sheet 49 Contd. from knowledge sheet 48 Fire sustains life. There are five types of fire. One is Bhutagni. Bhutagni means the fire with which you heat your home, to keep warmth in yourself. It sustains ...
  2. Willingly going through that which is not easy is tapas

    Swadhyaya is being alert, self-study, observing the thoughts. Patanjali Yoga Sutra Knowledge Sheet 48 Contd. from knowledge sheet 47 What is Kriya Yoga? It comprises three parts. Patanjali says  tapaha. Tapas  is endurance, acceptance. Say you are trave ...
  3. Yoga Poses for a Better Posture

    Yoga poses for a good posture Practice yoga to keep your posture right Did you know that a correct body posture can make you look tall, slim and, most importantly, confident? And yet, something as simple as a right posture is what most of us lack today. T ...
  4. Introduction to Kriya Yoga

    Action! The only persistent activity taking place in this Creation. Patanjali Yoga Sutra Knowledge Sheet 47 Contd. from knowledge sheet 46 When somebody is anxious, they are unaware of time, of every moment passing, isn’t it? This is because the whole f ...
  5. Diabetes? Yoga to the Rescue

    Know more about the important role of yoga practice in fighting a common condition called diabetes. Diabetes – a name that is no longer foreign. These days, this condition can happen to anybody, irrespective of age, place, or genetic history. Yet, there ...
  6. Watch your Weight with Yoga this Festive Season

    Not just crackers but also burn calories this Diwali with yoga! It’s that time of the year again. Time to celebrate, party, and gorge on sweets! Diwali is just round the corner. Excitement is in the air. And it’s a typical scenario in any festival. The ...
  7. Golden Rule in Samadhi: Be Patient yet Dynamic

    Different types of Samadhis covered in Chapter 1 Patanjali Yoga Sutra Knowledge Sheet 46 Contd. from knowledge sheet 45 (I Sūtra 51) “ Tasyapi nirodhe sarvanirodhannirbejaha samadhihi ’’ tasya = that; api = too; nirodhe = by suppression; sarva = all; ni ...
  8. Compassion is forgiving someone without them knowing it

    Patanjali Yoga Sutra Knowledge Sheet 45 Contd. from knowledge sheet 44 Have you heard this story from Buddha’s life? I have said it before. Buddha was in an assembly and then a gentleman came and he was very furious. He thought Buddha was doing somethin ...
  9. Standing Forward Bend (Hastapadasana)

    Hasta- hand; Padah- foot; asana- pose Pronounced: Has-tah-pada-sanah How to do Standing Forward Bend (Hastapadasana) Stand straight with feet together and arms alongside the body. Balance your weight equally on both feet. Breathing in, extend your arms ov ...
  10. Standing Forward Bend With Feet Apart

    How to do Prasarita Padahastasana Stand erect with your feet 3-4 feet apart, balanced and firmly grounded. Breathe gentle deep breaths. Inhale, lengthen the spine, stretch arms overhead. Exhale, bend forward from the hip joints, keeping the spine straight ...
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