Gyan, Karma and Bhakti Yoga in the Gita

Bhagavad Gita aims at spiritual emancipation of mankind. For this purpose, Lord Krishna has prescribed various paths of self-realisation. Though these paths known as yogas focus on different aspects of human life such as gyan yoga on knowledge, karma yoga on work and bhakti yoga on love and devotion ; but all these means of spiritual upliftment seek the same goal i.e. liberation of the soul. Path of Gita is the path of liberation which…

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Yoga practice tips

Specific yoga asanas assist to realign the joints, increase flexibility, restore normal range of motion, and improve overall posture.Asanas also indirectly balance the nervous, cardiovascular, respiratory, endocrine, and digestive systems.The systems in the body work as a symbiotic unit, where a positive change in one system usually results in a complimentary change in all the other systems.On the other hand, if asanas are incorrectly practiced, serious complications may result in the systems mentioned above. AGE…

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AWARENESS DURING ASANA PRACTICE

There are 4 sequential ways to direct awareness during asana practice: BODY: The awareness is focused on the actual physical movements, the interaction between the various components of the body, i.e. bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, abdominal organs, etc.. This method of practice includes single-pointedness in the physical body. MIND: The focus is placed on disassociating from the thoughts arising in the mind as the body stretches further into the asana. BREATH: The body and mind…

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WHAT IS EXPERIENCED FROM YOGA PRACTICE

Beginners may experience a mild soreness or achiness the day following each practice session. This soreness is due to the release of built up toxins and lactic acid. The discomfort is short-lived, and with regular practice, it too shall pass. The body may feel lethargic or tired during the initial weeks.The body is detoxifying, cleansing, and regenerating. Some people have more energy after doing yoga, creating it tough to go asleep. If this happens, practice…

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Mula Bhanda

In yoga there are three classic areas of focused potential and dormant energy in the human body: Pelvis – Mula Solar – Uddiyana Throat – Jalandhara The pelvic or mula region is the most powerful of the three areas where there is an abundance of potential energy. This energy is generally scattered and used intermittently for sexual acts. Asana practice is a wonderful way to cultivate and use this energy for physical strength and mental…

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WARM UP & COOL DOWN

WARM UP : Warming up the body by increasing the blood circulation and heart rate is an essential part of yoga. Although some individuals use the Sun Salutation as a warm-up in yoga, if convenient, we recommend a 10 – 12 minute warm-up consisting of a brisk walk, cycling, running, etc. The warm-up should be intense enough to increase body temperature, to warm up the muscles and cause a slight sweat but not cause any…

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BASIC RULES ABOUT STRETCHING

NO BOUNCING: Hold a static stretch to build up soft tissue tension so change occurs in tissue length. Bouncing can tear tissues or cause injuries in other affected areas. NO PAIN: Stretching should not cause a sensation of discomfort; sharp pain, particularly, indicates that the muscle is being stretched too far. DO NOT HOLD THE BREATH: Relax, breathe slowly and rhythmically, and focus on the muscles when stretching. Lengthen and stretch the muscle tissue upon…

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THE IMPORTANCE OF POSTURE IN YOGA

Posture is basically the way the body mechanically aligns and positions itself in space throughout the day. Body posture changes each moment in adaptation to numerous activities and stresses.The total visual posture is therefore the long-term average of the total alignment in space. Postural habits developed over the years often reflect the unconscious patterns of the mind. Yoga could be a observe that may bring the body back to optimum posture. WHAT IS OPTIMUM POSTURE?…

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Yog Nidra

Yoga Nidra may be a powerful meditation technique that helps relieve stress, cut back anxiety, improve sleep and a lot of. If you’ve got hassle obtaining your mind to hamper you’ll realize this follow extraordinarily helpful. Yoga nidra may be a guided ruminative follow that aims to nudge you into a half-conscious state of “yogic” or “psychic” sleep. It’s been around for thousands of years, and analysis points to the present waking rest supplying you…

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Morning routines for healthy skin

After sleep has refreshed and healed your body, the morning hours can do wonders for your skin, if planned well. Drink water Start your day by drinking one glass of water. Nothing can work better than hydrating your skin right in the morning. Breakfast Never skip breakfast. In fact, your breakfast should be rich in nutrients and should include fruits, oats, multi-grain breads and dry fruits for a healthy body and skin. Drink green tea…

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