Spiritual benefits of KUMBAKA- The Breath Retention

Breath is a combination of inhalation and exhalation phases. The capacity of holding it during or after these phases is called as Kumbaka in Sanskrit. Controlling of breath differentiates the autonomic function of respiration. Awareness on filling up of lungs, stretching of airways and reaction of the receptor will...

Ardha Salabasana or Half Locust pose: Scientific view

Mechanical principles Palms facing down or clenched fist under the thigh across the hip joint will give a momentum for the Hip extension. A good support for the joint and momentum for the muscles. The amount of force should be taken in an order from hamstrings to Pyriformis, Quadratus...

Pranayama- Nadi Shodana – For common person

Manipulation of the vital force that is “Prana” is called as Pranayama. This is happening with or without our awareness. The center in the pons and medulla are responsible for the involuntary respiration. As the neural pathway, the muscles will work. But by conscious manipulation, the awareness on that...

Jalaneti/ Nasal cleansing for Nasal Allergy

Type of technique: Yogic Process: Active Timing: Early morning Required external environment: Early morning sunlight Required internal environment: Making the mind for cleaning and avoid thinking about surrounding (comments from others, feelings like shy) Learning style: Guidance of Guru or teacher is required initially. Nasal Allergy: Nasal means related...