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...

Eagle Pose (or) Garudasana for Advance practitioners-Two Spiritual points

Two Spiritual points for Advance practitioners A balanced posture can be maintained for a minimum of 5 to 20 breaths and repeat on opposite side. External gazing is focussing on any point in the external environment horizontally in front. Giving the challenging situation from four limbs activates the axis...

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...

Cultivation and Culturing of Mind is YOGA

Cultivation is the physical activity with different beings of this globe that is plants/ trees. This interaction between two different beings is absolutely a different language beyond physical touch. The mind, breath and touch all will provoke the potential of plants. This is the way culturing of mind happens...

Focus- Yoga Asana Instructions Level-3

Point no-1: ASANA MEANING Eg: Representation of posture in daily life or scriptures. Point no-2: FINAL POSE Eg: Synchronize the movements with breath. Point-3: ADJUSTING CLUE Eg: Self-adjustment with own body parts like twist the spine with every exhalation, untwist while inhalation. Point-4: CONSTANT FOCUS Eg: Focusing on internal...

Yoga and Muscle: Erector Spinae

Erector spinae is a group of three variations of muscles directed upwards, like the spinalis for lateral flexion, Longissimus for the spinal extension, Iliocostalis for extension and lateral flexion. Overall this muscle is responsible for the extension of vertebral column and lateral flexion. Another short and deepest muscle which...

YOGA AND DEEPAWALI – The Praying habit

Sanskrit is a difficult language and tough for the brain to interpret. This tranquility allows the other words to learn easily. The sound of Sanskrit and its vibrations allow the clearing of strong negative thoughts and hidden subconscious knots. That is the attachment of events, like raga, Dvesha etc.,...

YOGA IN INDIAN TRADITION – The Sleeping habit

Tradition is considered to be the shine from within. The tranquility makes all different from one to other. The mental and physical conduct of life is the base for our outward appearance and that is how the world receives us. The word Traditional has come into the world to...

Proprioception of SARVANGASANA: chest to chin, not the reverse

Proprioception is a very important aspect in Yoga training. As the beginner, knowing and getting awareness about proprioception is the key for the further journey in Yoga practice. Let us discuss the few basic points and clues of SARVANGASANA practice. Name: Sarva= all, Anga= parts, Asana=pose. Meaning: All parts...