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18 Sep

Hatha Yoga Kriyas – Tratak

“Hatha Yoga is the path of practice and purification of internal, as well as external. It is an additional path to the four traditional paths (Gyan, Bhakti, Karma, and Raj Yoga). Regular practice of these exercises needs discipline and willpower, and that is why this path is called Hatha Yoga. HA-THA, also means sun and […]

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3 Sep

Yoga Nidra: Dynamic Sleep for Deep Meditation

There is a lot of talk about meditation, the different techniques of meditation, and its benefits in the wellness and spiritual sectors of the media. However, we should understand that simply doing a meditation exercise and actually being in a state of meditation are two different things.   Anyone who has ever tried meditation will […]

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16 Aug

The Incredible Healing Effects of Tibetan Singing Bowls

It might come as a shock, but there are real reasons Singing Bowls have been used for centuries.   Turns out they’re not just for fun! Their whole purpose is to restore vibratory frequencies of the body, mind, and soul that are out-of-harmony and diseased. The sounds they emit work as a type of energy […]

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1 Aug

How to Recharge Your Mind and Body with Therapeutic Yoga

Yoga is one of the most preferred and used forms of complementary medicine.   A survey conducted by the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine (NCCIM) found that yoga is one of the most preferred and used forms of complementary medicine.   According to NCCIM, people who are suffering from back pain and depression […]

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8 Jul

Benefits of Pranayama – The Yoga of Breath

In Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra, we learn the fourth limb of Raja Yoga is pranayama. Pranayama yoga is one of the five yoga principles that focus on breathing properly. Breathing is an important factor in yoga. Yet, pranayama is the systematic cultivation of prana (vital energy of life or breath). When someone practices pranayama, the ratio […]

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8 Jul

How Meditation and Yoga Can Help You to Get A Good Night’s Sleep

The fast rate of modern life leaves many of us to regularly deal with anxiety and stress—two huge contributing factors for all types of emotional and physical health issues as well as the inability to get a good sleep. Sleeping illness, i.e. Insomnia can be very difficult to treat, and those who suffer with it […]

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8 Jul

What does Mandala in the geometry stand for?

The Mandala, a Sanskrit word, is a spiritual and ritual symbol in Hinduism and Buddhism which represents the universe. The Mandala means a sacred circle. The circle depicts the womb of creation while the mandals are simple geometric shapes which are made from uniform divisions of the circle. The Mandals have been used since long […]

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8 Jul

How does Yoga strengthen muscles and stabilize us from within?

Sports training often does not contribute to the strengthening of the body, but on the contrary, too often they contribute to weakening and injury. So how do you improve your physical abilities and prevent injuries? Many people still tend to choose their sport according to what they think will most strengthen them and make them […]

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8 Jul

Why should every athlete also engage in yoga?

The Western world has long understood that there is a direct connection between personal awareness, happiness and physical health of the body. This understanding leads to the fact that people around the world have been exercising for many years, but at the same time they feel that something is missing in order to achieve peace […]

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8 Jul

The Kleshas-The 5 Hindrances on the path of Yoga

Klesha is the Sanskrit word for mental afflictions, corruptions or poisons. These 5 afflictions are: -Ignorance [avidya] -Egoism [asmita] -Attachment [raga] -Aversion [dvesa] -Fear of death [abhinivesha] Avidya is spiritual ignorance, misunderstanding and incorrect knowledge.It can be defined as the misconception of taking the non-eternal as eternal,the impure for the pure, evil as good, the […]

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