How to treat Arthritis with Yoga & Ayurveda

Arthritis is one of the most common chronic diseases which affect many people around the world. The term arthritis is a general term which describes any inflammation in synovial joints accompanied by severe pain & in some cases immobility. There have been many researches around arthritis, yet its real cause is not clear to theContinue reading How to treat Arthritis with Yoga & Ayurveda

Is Yoga another victim of social media?

Is yoga another victim of social media? This is a very important question that has to be answered. We are in the digital era, leaded by the image where the deepest knowledge is under the threat of the most fascinating yoga-asana picture. This is because we are overwhelmed by the social media on which manyContinue reading Is Yoga another victim of social media?

Chakras – The Psychic Centers of our Personality

The seven Chakras are also known as the psychic centers of our personality. According to Rishis (sage) they are situated in our subtle body. Although there is not a scientific explanation yet regarding these psychic centers, the Rishis had experienced them while they had been in deep meditative states. There are myriads of chakras inContinue reading “Chakras – The Psychic Centers of our Personality”

Five Common Benefits of all Pranayama – Breathing Techniques

Pranayama is a vast field of yoga, which utilizes certain breathing techniques to help us understand the essence of prana. The Rishis (sages) have linked prana with the breath in its gross form,  hence they initiated a complete system of breathing techniques, that initially would help them to understand their breath at the physical levelContinue reading “Five Common Benefits of all Pranayama – Breathing Techniques”

Hatha Yoga for Health and Well-being

One of the reasons for Hatha Yoga to gain wide acceptance is the fascinating way its benefits have been described in Hatha yogic texts. In this blog we will see how Asana, Pranayama, Bandha etc. have powerful effect on body and mind for lasting youth and vigor. Why Hatha Yoga is Popular The popular appealContinue reading “Hatha Yoga for Health and Well-being”

Practicing Asana: The Three Stages

Usually we approach asana as a means to cure physical or mental pain, to improve fitness or promote health. Asana will never disappoint anyone with these approaches. Slowly we understand that practice of asana involves cultivating stability and ease which later transforms into the calmness of mind. This is a step by step process whereContinue reading “Practicing Asana: The Three Stages”

Yogic Sukshma Vyayama: A Subtle Practice of Yoga

Sukshma means micro and Vyayama means exercise. Therefore yogic sukshma vyayama is a form of exercise dealing with the smallest body parts. A form of exercise which can work on smallest body parts suggest that the system must have been developed in a thoughtful manner with in-depth understanding of the movement and function of individualContinue reading “Yogic Sukshma Vyayama: A Subtle Practice of Yoga”

Integrating Yoga in Our Life

Yoga is an ancient way of life for health, wellbeing and spiritual transformation. It includes a range of practices that touches almost all aspects of our life. These practices are clubbed into eight-limbed path consisting of yama, niyama, asana, pranayama, pratyahara, dharana, dhyana and samadhi. Hatha yoga an off-shoot of the eight-limbed path consisting mainlyContinue reading “Integrating Yoga in Our Life”