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  1. Reverse Prayer Pose (Paschim Namaskarasana)

    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 ...
  2. Eagle pose (Garudasana)

    Garuda – Eagle, asana – pose How to do Eagle Pose (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 ri ...
  3. Unfreeze Your Shoulders with Yoga

    In this modern age and times, our physical bodies tend to take a lot of strain and stress from a daily urban lifestyle. One of the areas that get affected the most from stress and tension is our shoulders. The human body was designed to be a mobile instru ...
  4. Go Green! Spare Yourself! Spare the Fauna!

    Why Should I Become a Vegetarian? Welcome to the Vegetarian World! Vegans are frequently misunderstood as unconventional eaters with an unnatural passion for Earth’s natural resources and are ethically opposed to eating them. While many vegans do feel pas ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. 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.”   B ...
  8. 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 = expirato ...
  9. 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, a ...
  10. 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 ...
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