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Dhyana

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  Almost everyone has experienced the fact that when one starts concentrating his mind on any immediate object or an idea, the mind starts wandering. It is very difficult to keep the mind busy with a single thought. The ancient sages too encountered the same problems. Arjuna, in Gita had mentioned that controlling the mind is an impossible thing on ... Read More »

Benefits And Importance Of Adho Mukha Svanasana

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  When we take each word of this asana and look for the meaning it comes out to be a very simple word. “Adho Mukh” means facing downwards and “Svana” means a dog. This would mean facing downwards dog pose. This pose matches to a dog that stretches himself with its front and back legs. Therefore this name has been ... Read More »

Benefiting From Your Yoga Practice

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  Yoga is not only an extremely popular form of exercise, but depending on the form you practice, can be exciting or calming, social or meditative, energizing or relaxing. No matter which of these best describes your yoga class, here are a few tips to help you get the most out of every class you attend. * Go to yoga ... Read More »

Benefit of Yoga Part I

The practice of Yoga brings with it many physical and emotional benefits that the majority of people are unaware of. This article is quite long, so we have broken it up into two parts.  The first part is an introduction to Yoga and a overview of the major physical and psychological benefits of Yoga, while the second part shows how ... Read More »

Benefit of Yoga Part I

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  The practice of Yoga brings with it many physical and emotional benefits that the majority of people are unaware of. This article is quite long, so we have broken it up into two parts.  The first part is an introduction to Yoga and a overview of the major physical and psychological benefits of Yoga, while the second part shows ... Read More »

Benefit of Yoga – The Christian Viewpoint

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  The benefit of yoga is twofold – increased health and unification of the spirit with the body.  It is accomplished through the use of many different aspects, but mainly through the combination of Asanas, or postures, and breathing/meditation practices. This raises many question in the Christian community.  In my research for this article, I was very surprised at the ... Read More »

Ashtanga Yoga – Is it right for you?

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  Ashtanga Yoga is the type of yoga which was urbanized and founded by K. Pattabhi Jois. This kind of yoga is known as the Eight Limb Yoga which has revolved in Pattanjali’s massive idea. It presented that the path of purification is made up of the eight spiritual practices. The first four limbs that represent Ashtanga Yoga are – ... Read More »

Ardha Kurmasana – Half Tortoise Pose

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  Ardha Kurmasana is also known as Half Tortoise Yoga Asana. Due to its resemblance to a tortoise it is known as the tortoise pose. This yoga asana can prove to be very beneficial to your body in every possible way. By performing this asana regularly and properly our bodies can be rejuvenated. The organs get stretched to its maximum ... Read More »

Anuloma-Viloma – Yogic Breathing For Better Health

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  Swami Kuvalyanand once said: “Yoga has a message for the human body, for the human mind and the human spirit.” This is a truism as a healthy body is the prime requisite for success and happiness in life. People are increasingly being convinced that yoga makes for good health, contentment and happiness in present day stressful life and is ... Read More »

And you thought Yoga Was Just Stretching.

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  While on the way to spot a friend of mine at the local YMCA, he asked why I didn’t just join the gym and I explained to him that I practice Yoga and occasional calisthenics at home for my exercises and really didn’t feel the need for a gym membership. His response was predictable: “Yoga…isn’t that just stretching?” I ... Read More »

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