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  1. Yoga to Relieve Constipation

    Yet another day and I truly hope it's different. No more frequent stomach pain, no more difficulty in passing motion, no more headaches throughout the day, could this really be possible? I mean, it's just getting so annoying by the day – this wh ...
  2. Alternate Nostril Breathing Technique (Nadi Shodhan Pranayama)

    A beautiful breathing technique that helps keep the mind calm, happy and peaceful. A few minutes of Nadi Shodhan pranayama in a day is best to de-stress the mind and release accumulated tension and fatigue. The breathing technique is named Nadi Shodhan, a ...
  3. How To Do Surya Namaskar

    Sun Salutation – The Perfect Yoga Workout If you are pressed for time and looking for a single mantra to stay fit, here’s the answer. A set of 12 powerful yoga asanas (postures) that provide a good cardiovascular workout in the form of Surya Namaskar. Lit ...
  4. 5 Common Mistakes Yoga Beginners Make

    There is no doubt that practicing yoga is a great idea—not only for your physical body but also for your mental health and overall vitality. However, as beginners to this ancient yet currently trendy practice, one tends to make some major mistakes. The ke ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. Don't Shy Away From Criticism

    Patanjali Yoga Sutra Knowledge Sheet 84 Contd. from knowledge sheet 83   “Tato dwandanabhighataha’’ (II Sūtra 48) tato = then; dwandwa = duality; anabhighataha = rooted out.   “Then, all the duality in you is rooted out.”   It hits the duality in you, all ...
  8. 6 Tips to Energize Yourself

    At times in life, we feel low and not so energetic. At such times, some quick tips and techniques can boost our energy levels! Here are 6 easy and simple tips to get rid of occasional lethargy: Replacing the burger with an apple Yes yes, it’s not easy! To ...
  9. Effortlessness is the Key

    Patanjali Yoga Sutra Knowledge Sheet 83 Contd. from knowledge sheet 82   Asanas are not just aerobics, not just gymnastics because asanas have to be coordinated with the breath and with awareness. If you are lifting your arms up, you are fully aware that ...
  10. A Yogi is a like a Baby

    Patanjali Yoga Sutra Knowledge Sheet 82 Contd. from knowledge sheet 81   The different positions of your eyes indicate the state of your mind. Different body postures also indicate what you are feeling. This is called body language. It shows what you are ...
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