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THE FOUR PATHS OF YOGA

There are four main paths of Yoga - Karma Yoga, Bhakti Yoga, Raja Yoga and Jnana Yoga. Each is suited to a different temperament or approach to life. All the paths lead ultimately to the…

health benefits of yoga

health benefits of yoga

At the physical level, yoga and its cleansing practices have proven to be extremely effective for various disorders. More importantly, yoga is extremely effective in: Increasing Flexibility – yoga has positions that act upon the…

Uttanasana (Standing Forward Fold Pose)

Uttanasana (Standing Forward Fold Pose)

Uttanasana is Sanskrit word, “ut” means intense, “tan” means to stretch or extend and “asana” means pose. In English, we call this pose the Standing Forward Bend. But in any language, this incredibly beneficial posture is…

Nadi Shodhana Pranayama

Nadi Shodhana Pranayama – The cleansing breath

Nadi Shodhana Pranayama The cleansing breath Pranayama is a compound word which constitutes of the two words Prana and Ayama. Where prana stands for vital energy, Ayama for extension. Pranayama means to extend the vital…

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Relaxes whole body with bridge pose (Setubandhasana):

In sanskrit ‘Bridge’ means ‘Setu’, ‘Bandha’ means ‘Lock’ and ‘Asana’ means ‘Pose’. The poses look like the shape of the bridge, so this pose is called as bridge poses  i.e. Setubandhasana. Basically this pose is…

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Meditation

Many students misunderstand meditation. They think it means withdrawing from the world and avoiding their responsibilities and relationships. Meditation is not needed for this; you already have many ways to avoid your duties. Meditation is…

Realisation of Perfection

Om purnamadah, purnamidam, purnat purnamudachyate, Purnasya, purnamadaya, purnamevavashishyate Om shantih, shantih, shantih This creation, having a form and full of many attributes is perfect because only a Perfect can be born out of the Perfect.…