yoga

A collection of 10 posts

Oct 29, 2020

How to be Happy?

How to be Happy?

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.

Oct 4, 2020

The Concept of Health and Disease in Yoga

The Concept of Health and Disease in Yoga

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.

Sep 26, 2020

Hold Your Breath To Improve Your Health !!

Hold Your Breath To Improve Your Health !!

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.

Sep 20, 2020

Your Yoga is still Yoga

Your Yoga is still Yoga

If you are worried that you are not able to touch your toes when you bend remember that you are still practicing yoga. You are still practicing yoga as long as your focus is on the present moment and your movements are as effortless as possible.

Sep 6, 2020

What does yoga have to say about "Guru"?

What does yoga have to say about "Guru"?

Teachers are important figures in all our lives as they shape us and make us who we are. This is probably why traditional Indian scriptures always placed a high level of importance on the role of teachers. And yogic scriptures are no different.

Dec 2, 2019

Asana vs. Exercise

Asana vs. Exercise

In today's world the term "yoga" has become a synonym for asana. Yoga is being propagated as a form of physical exercise or as a work-out technique. Asanas are thought of as just

Mar 28, 2019

Yoga? Flex the mind; not only body!!

Yoga? Flex the mind; not only body!!

“Doc… Every day I am practicing Yoga for half an hour as you advised. I have made quite a lot of progress in the Asana. In the beginning, it was difficult to bend forward. But now, I touch my forehead to knees in Padahastasana. However in B.P, Sugar levels there is not much difference to say!!

Mar 11, 2019

Yoga in Education

Yoga in Education

It is the process of facilitating learning or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, beliefs and habits. The objective of yoga in education is to infuse the National Education Policy with positive and rewarding values.

Feb 21, 2019

Yoga for Personality Development

Yoga for Personality Development

In the ancient text of Taittareeya Upanishad, personality is said to be composed of five aspects. These are called the panca koshas or the yogic concept of personality.