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  1. Yoga Keeps Your Heart healthy

    For more than a decade now, every 29th of September has been celebrated as ‘World Heart Day’ to raise awareness against heart related diseases. However, the latest survey conducted by a private company with a sample size of more than 1,12,000 over urban c ...
  2. How Yoga can help with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

    Everyone has pleasant or unpleasant experiences in life that impact our mind and body. In what passes for a relatively normal existence today, more and more people are experiencing stress related disorders. The more disturbing the events are, the stronger ...
  3. What is Aparigraha?

    Aparigraha is about practicing to let go. Patanjali Yoga Sutra Knowledge Sheet 71 Contd. from knowledge sheet 70 "Agarigraha sthairye janmakathamta sambodhaha'' (II Sutra 39) Aparigraha = non-accumulation; Sthairye = established; Janmakat ...
  4. Simple and effective postures to beat PTSD

    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can wreak havoc in one’s life and must be dealt with carefully. Today, people suffering from PTSD are recommended to rely not only on medication and therapy to set their life back on course, but also look at yoga as a ...
  5. Corpse Pose (Shavasana)

    Shava- Corpse; Asana- Pose The asana is pronounced as Shuh-vah-sana This pose gets its name from the recumbent posture of a dead body. It is a position of rest and relaxation, and is usually practiced towards the end of a yoga session – a session that typ ...
  6. True meaning of Brahmacharya

    Moving into infinity is Brahmacharya. Patanjali Yoga Sutra Knowledge Sheet 70 Contd. from knowledge sheet 69 " Brahmacharya pratishtayam viaryalabhaha '' (II Sutra 38) Brahmacharya = celibacy; Pratishtayam = established; Viarya = vigour; ...
  7. Story of Patanjali and the Gift of Yoga Knowledge- Part 1

    Patanjali Yoga Sutras Knowledge Sheet 1 We will begin with a story, the greatest and most effective way of conveying knowledge. Once upon a time, long ago, all the munis and rishis approached Lord Vishnu to tell him that even though He (incarnated as Lo ...
  8. Yoga Adds to Your Gym Workout

    Doing yoga or hitting the gym- too difficult a choice to make? Let's make things easier and look at both not as rivals but close allies. Yes, yoga can be a perfect complement to your body workout and actually add to the benefits you derive from it. T ...
  9. Blow Away The Smoke With Yoga

    Kapal Bhati pranayama (Skull Shining breathing technique) Kapal Bhati pranayama (Skull Shining breathing technique) Nadi Shodhan pranayama (Alternate nostril breathing technique) Nadi Shodhan pranayama (Alternate nostril breathing technique) Bhujanagasana ...
  10. Strong arms-The Yoga Way

    “I remember watching Arnold Schwarzenegger’s documentary Pumping Iron when I was a school boy. The sheer size of his muscles left me wondering if it was humanly possible to achieve anything even close to those huge arms and shoulders. The coming years saw ...
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