The Health Benefits of Yoga and Exercise

A Review of Comparison Studies Alyson Ross, R_N_, and Sue Thomas, FAA,N_, Ph.D., Objectives: Exercise is taken into account an acceptable method for improving and maintaining physical and emotional health. A growing body Of evidence supports the belief that yoga benefits physical and mental health via down- regulation of the hypothalamic—pituitary—adrenal (HPA) axis and the sympathetic nervous system (SNS). The purpose Of this text is to supply a scholarly review Of the literature regarding research…

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Kundalini yoga by Swami Ramananda-Holistic approach (part-C)

Since Kundalini Yoga is based on chapters that have been deliberately super imposed the power of suggestion is crucial for its effectiveness.Skillful meditators intentionally wield this power in their practice for those meditators who believe that chakras truly exists inside their bodies .The power of suggestion works unconsciously and it’s actually strengthened by their beliefs making their practice more effective than for someone like me who doesn’t share their beliefs.Such is the nature of the…

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Kundalini yoga by Swami Ramananda-Holistic approach (part-B)

Scholars say that we have to differentiate between descriptive statements and prescriptive statements.Descriptive statements describe the nature of existent things,where as prescriptive statements prescribe or specify what we should or shouldn’t do when we interpret scriptures. It’s crucial to correctly determine which statements are descriptive and which are prescriptive but it’s not always obvious one who punished and says the human body is a leather sack filled with stinking things but this is not a…

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Kundalini yoga by Swami Ramananda-Holistic approach (part-A)

An astonishing energy known as Kundalini is said to lay coiled at the base of the spine dormant like a sleeping snake.This serpent energy can be woken from its slumber by the practice of certain yoga postures,breathing exercises and mantras aroused by these practices when energy  surges upwards through an invisible network of nerves and pierces six lotus-like chakras releasing waves of ecstasy when it reaches a magnificent thousand petaled Lotus at the crown of…

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How to meditate properly

So the big question you have is how to meditate properly and is there even such thing as properly today there’s so many modalities so many different ways people say guided meditation visualization chakra, meditation music,meditation so many different meditations and I thought instead of me answering those questions for you to actually have grandmaster akshar here,thank you to share his wisdom on this topic. there’s so many modalities so many different ways people say…

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SARVANG asana

BENEFITS • Stretches the entire spine • Improves circulation of blood in the lower extremity • Massages abdominal organs • Stimulates the glandular systems Beginners – Follow the sequence from positions 1 – 3 only. Intermediate – PLOW: From the final raised position in SHOULDER STAND, bring the legs forward and begin to lower the feet until they are above and behind the back of the head. The legs remain straight. Slowly release the position…

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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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