Yoga Nidra: Steps-5 & 6

After completing the first four steps, Mind will have come to a stage of fewer thoughts. Now the following steps are to be practiced. Yoga Nidra Step-5: “A Wish or resolve” is a deep thought expressed using all senses mentally (Anahata). This can be a long-term and selfless desire for...

Yoga Nidra: Step-3 & 4

Yoga Nidra: Introducing sleep to the “self by the self” is the Yoga Nidra. This as a practice of calming down the mind and getting good sleep came up to bring the normal bio-rhythm. Even in children, this will be performed in a cradle with melody singing by the...

Yoga Nidra: Step-1 & 2

The initial 2 steps of Yoga Nidra Yoga Nidra: “Shavasana” is the relaxation and meditative pose. It requires less physical effort hence the mind can be focused easily. Yoga Nidra: “Self-relaxation” is the first step of Yoga Nidra. It requires all the external supports for the sake of comfort...

CRANE POSE (or) BAKASANA

Ramayanam is the first poem by first sage, Valmiki event based on “Crane bird”. Once he went to river Tamasa to have morning sandhya vandanam. A heron couple was engaged in love-play near the bank. Suddenly a sharp arrow pierced the chest of the male bird which fell bleeding...

BHOJANA MANTRA- YOGA LIFE

The sound (prayer) before eating initiates the body and tune the mind towards eating event. From the scriptures, the sound of Sanskrit words used in this Bhojana mantra is totally meant about the food, its composition, its process of reaching us and its digestion inside. Aham Vaishvaanaro Bhutvaa Praaninaam...

YOGA AND VERTEBRAL DISC

The vertebral disc is a connective material between two vertebrae (cartilage fibrous). This provides a bit joint space and minor mobility. This disc also provides the space at the sides for the passage of nerves (Spinal nerves). Since it is a soft material than the bone there is a...