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Who is the Right Yoga Teacher for You
Seeking a qualified yoga instructor can be challenging - there are certain basic attributes for excellence if you want good results from the yoga practices you are learning.
OM Chanting and Mantras in Yoga
This article explains the power of OM chanting and Mantras and why religious blocks and skepticism should not come in the way.
Tension - Its Cause and Release
We strive for mental peace all the time. The more we strive for it, the more it seems elusive. Due to our living ways,
The Ayurveda Approach to Disease
In Ayurveda, disease is treated by understanding Individual body types. What is medicine for one, may be poison for another. To put it in modern lingo, Ayurveda offers customized solutions to health disorders.
Yoga and Asthma - The role of Yoga Therapy
Understand the dynamics of Asthma, the medical perspective as well as the yoga approach in its management therapy.
Bandhas - Energy Locks
Energy Locks help manipulate the energy flows in your body and overcome disturbances created by faulty energy flows. Read more on these Energy Locks called Bandhas in Yoga
Pranayama - the Bridge towards Improved Health and Spirituality
The life force that runs through us can be manipulated by Yoga techniques of Pranayama, helping us lead a fuller and healthier life. Understand Pranayama benefits and techniques through this article
Effects of yoga practice on metabolic factors associated with aging
We hear of yogis living to a very old age. In his book Autobiography of a Yogi, Yogananda speaks of Trailanga Swami, who was reputed to be over 300 years old, and Shankari Mai Jiew, who was born in 1826, was still alive in 1946.
Why be Spiritual?
Before we delve into why one should be spiritual, we should understand what is meant by being spiritual.
What is TURIYA ?
Turiya is a state of mind which one achieves when he is rid of mental impressions and mental bondages of time and space.
Changing Wives- Is this the solution?
After a couple of years or maybe even months of marriage, a man gets bored of his wife. He starts finding her incompatible, too demanding, too nagging or simply not as attractive.
Attitude For Weight Loss
what I have to say is not about any diet plan or exercise plan, but about how we feel; about what we think, and how that really makes what we are.
Rise of Disease
Our bodily functions are controlled by a complex play of various hormones, enzymes and chemicals. The production of these chemicals is done by the pituitary-pineal-hypothalamus gland complex in our brain. The brain acts after getting the signals from the mind.
Balanced Yoga as important as Balanced Diet
We all are aware that we need to have a balanced diet - the right proportion of proteins , carbohydrates, minerals and vitamins. Having too much or too less of any of these nutrients will lead to an imbalanced body and disease. Similarly, our personality too needs to be fed the right balance of emotion, intellect and physical components.
Preventing Swine Flu with Yoga
Yoga has always held that one can make their bodies resistant to withstand the onslaught of multifarious disorders. The solution lies in prevention instead of the cure. When looked at this way, the answers are almost invariably the same. More importantly, they are quite simple. All it requires is a `prevention mindset' and a little discipline to adhere to it.