Viparitakarani - Inverted poseYogendra Viparitakarani; inverted pose. Although apparently a postural exercise, this technique has been spoken of as a Mudra (neuromuscular control). According to the authorities on Hatha yoga, this exercise of inverted balance has been formulated particularly with the object of bringing about inner...

7 Reasons why you should meditate? The tradition of meditation dates back to 1700 B.C. The highest yogic goal well defined, i.e. mental purification through self-knowledge and awareness. Classical Yoga or Ashtanga yoga divides the yoga practice into codes of conduct, i.e. Yamas and Niyamas, Physical...

Life is full of Obstacles. Patanjali Yoga Sutra 1.30 helps us understand obstacles of life. It offers simple solutions so that even a householder can reap holistic benefits of learning yoga and leading a happy fulfilled life.PATANJALI YOGA SUTRA 1.30  'Vyadhi-Styana-Samsaya-Pramada-Alasya-Avirati-Bhrantidarsana-Alabdhabhumikatva-Anavasthitatvani-Cittaviksepah-Te-Antarayah' Vyadhi : disease, illness , sickness...

4 Virtues for mental peacePatanjali Yoga Sutra I. 33  “Maitri karuna mudita upeksanam sukha duhkha punya apunya visayanam bhavanah cittaprasadanam”Maitri= Friendship; Karuna= Compassion; Mudita= Pure Joy or happiness; Upekshanam=Indifference; Vishayanam= Regarding; Bhavana=Feeling; Cittaprasadanma= Favourable dispositionSage Patanjali codified a perfect text “Yoga Sutra,” containing 195...

‘ॐ’- AUM a success mantra? Ancient Indian scriptures such as the Upanisads (Mundaka, Mandukya, Svetasvatara & Katha); Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra; and the Bhagvad Gita all have mentioned it in great detail. Yoga Sutra 1.27, “Tasya Vachakah Pranavah”, meaning ॐ or AUM (Pranava) is the word denoting supreme...

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