Trataka-Yogic Eye Care Yoga Kriyas–simplified hygiene practices.Yogendra Trataka; to gaze. Trataka is a kriya with multiple benefits. Traditionally, it has been practised by Yogis in different ways not only for its beneficial effects on the eyes but also for its tremendous effect on improving concentration.Eye care. Cupping or...

Yogendra Yogamudra Yogendra Yogamudra; the symbol of yoga.  (Cultural Asanas–for forward bending of the spine.) Yogamudra represents the symbol of Yoga. It recreates the human form in its role of being a part of the Divine. It brings about humility in the presence of achievement; grace and...

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...

Yogendra Pranayama-Ujjayi; the victorious breath. From the word, ‘jaya’ comes ujjayi, which means victory – victorious. “Ujjayi” is, therefore, the Pranayama which gives freedom from bondage. It is part of the eight Kumbhakas of Hathayoga.Starting position: Do preliminary conditioning in Sukhasana or any other meditative posture. ...

Mystic Mantra ChantsWhy chant mantra? Chanting mantras helps to quieten the fluctuations of the mind. It is a handy tool devised by the yogis to turn awareness inwards. It is a simple and easy way to relax and calm the mind. Mantra recitation during meditation is...