Bhakti: A perennial flow of love | Bhakti Yoga

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Bhakti means uninterrupted, unremitting and perennial flow of unalloyed love, devotion and adoration for one’s chosen Ideal (Ishtam) (The GODHEAD). Yoga means the communion of the microcosm (atma/soul) with the macrocosm (Paramatma/supreme soul) divine consciousness or simply the commingling of Atma with Paramatma. Bhakti yoga connotes the path of deep, intense and extreme love devotion…

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Training muscles : The yogic way

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Muscles are an integral part of functioning of human body. They are the providers of movement at more than 180 joints of our physical body. There have been a lot of discussion and research on the effects of yoga on muscular functions. We will try to assemble some of the facts on the topic, in…

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Hatha Yoga

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Hatha yoga is an art and science of transforming the body to bring about fundamental changes in our lives. This branch of yoga aims at creating a harmony between the active and passive forces of an individual through various methods of asanas, pranayam and purification. The principle of hatha yoga extends along the lines of…

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Surya Namaskar

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Surya= Sun Namaskar=  greeting or salutations One of the most popular practices of hatha yoga, surya namaskar has been adopted throughout the yoga circuits unanimously as a method to activate the sympathetic channels, increase blood flow, toning the nerves, activating the motor circuits in skeletal as well smooth muscles and to maintain the cardiac health….

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Meditation: Why & How !

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Before going into any discussions on meditation, we should try to understand the basic terminology which will be helpful in grasping the fundamentals. We often come across the word Consciousness, in varying contexts. Being conscious can be an attribute of being alive or life. Consciousness as a word can also be used in terms of…

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Healthy routine to keep your day full of energy and prosperous!!

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Wondering about what a holistic daily routine should be like? Well we may not have the answers but for certain there is a to-do list mentioned below which can be easily adopted to get more out of your day!! Just remember, this routine is deeply connected with the subtle psychic characteristics influencing the outer somatic…

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Ubhaya padangusthasana

Ubhay Padangushthasana (Ek Pad) Upward hands to feet pose (one leg) How to do Ubhay Padangushthasana ek pad Sitting in a comfortable position, bring the left leg out in front bend from the knee. With both hands, grab the left foot firmly and support the hands down on the ground with the left foot in…

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Dhanurasana: Procedure and Benefits

Dhanur=Bow; Asana= posture Practicing Urdhva Dhanurasana (Backward Bends) is a deep backbend that need  dedication and some real effort to practice. If you  do regular practice you will feel more alive and strong. Dhanurasana comes from dhanu which means a bow. As the bow is fully arched when shooting the arrow, same is the condition…

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Therapeutic application of Yoga in life limiting illnesses

Benefits of Yoga for Life limiting Illnesses How Yoga Can Benefit Those Suffering from Life Limiting Illness Yoga has been used throughout the centuries to boost physical, mental and spiritual wellbeing, yet new findings are constantly revealing hitherto unknown benefits of this millenary practice. One area in which yoga is gaining ground is as a complementary…

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Yoga can actually make your endocrines cheerful and happy !!

The Endocrine System Endocrine system is group of certain specific organs called “Glands” that secret a special substance called “Hormones” into our blood stream which targets specific organs for regulating and maintaining the functioning of those organs. These hormones are said to be everything that a human being can be. Literally they are responsible for…

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