This year, the central government has issued a directive to conduct a mass musical Surya Namaskar session to be held countrywide on January 26, 2022. In the light of this event, I take this opportunity to recount the health benefits of this 12-step workout.
The COVID-19 pandemic has taxed the health system and conventional medical resources are insufficient to manage the surge. Mild to moderate covid cases can be managed by this compilation of evidence-based yoga and naturopathy for COVID-19.
All of us want to be happy. Almost everything we do is in pursuit of that happiness. This search for happiness is a fundamental drive in all of us.
Yoga is an ancient wealth of wisdom, which is a gift passed down to us from our ancestors from over five centuries ago. It is unfortunate that in today’s world this tradition of yoga is only confined to the practice of asanas or physical postures.
Kumbhaka is not only a part of pranayama or breathing practices. It is the single most important technique according to the traditional yoga scriptures. Though kumbhaka was given such a high level of importance in our traditional texts, it has become a forgotten practice in today's yoga sessions.