Mudras in Yoga

Mudras in Yoga

Posted by on May 22, 2015 in General, Yoga / Meditation / Spiritual | 1 comment

Hands up!!!” said the police officer. John stopped running and without looking back he reluctantly raised his hands. As the movie progressed,my thoughts wandered to spiritual gestures. Giving thumbs up, clapping your hands together in excitement and shaking another person’s hand are a few of the numerous gestures used to express thoughts and emotions. In India and other eastern countries, Mudras is commonly practiced. Some Mudras involve the entire body while most are...

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Ready to Stretch

Ready to Stretch

Posted by on Apr 18, 2015 in General | 0 comments

The Basics of Yoga. It is the millennium of Yoga. It is a miraculous science, most of which is still poorly understood, yet it continues to yield surprising results. It is the complete package that heals the body, the mind and the spirit. You must have come across pictures of many people who are bent in seemingly impossible postures or you might have seen a few people doing head stands at the park. How do you feel looking at them? While you ponder upon this question, let’s...

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Meditation and its importance in overall health plan

Meditation and its importance in overall health plan

Posted by on Mar 4, 2015 in Mind Exercises, Yoga / Meditation / Spiritual | 1 comment

“One who has control over the mind, Is tranquil in heat and cold, In pleasure and pain, and in honor and dishonor; And is ever steadfast with the Supreme Self.” – The Bhagwad Gita Recent studies have suggested that a pet at your home is extremely beneficial to your health. Have you ever thought how a dog can contribute to your good health? Look at how it plays with the ball, how it wags its tail to show how pleased it is to have you or how restless it is to grab a...

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How to Start Exercising

Posted by on Feb 5, 2015 in Body Exercises | 2 comments

When the horizon is faintly painted in red and orange hue, And the sky has just begun to reveal its blue; When Birds are just preparing to leave their abodes, And the chirps, the tweets are resonating at joyous modes; When the leaves are clad with glistening dew drops, And flowers are opening their bosoms to the bounties; Jump out of bed, Get ready for the road ahead; For it’s time to do some pushups and pull ups, Do not fret, Stop not! For you have miles to jog before you...

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Introduction to Yoga and how it Stimulates Mind Body and Spirit

Introduction to Yoga and how it Stimulates Mind Body and Spirit

Posted by on Jan 31, 2015 in Yoga / Meditation / Spiritual | 4 comments

Braving the bleak climatic conditions of the great Himalayas and surviving in the minimal resources in the dark caves, the sages were in search of the answers to the questions of life. As the human brain developed, inquisitiveness into the life, the body, the universe and relationship between the trio began surfacing. The more the sages delved deeper into the self, a whole new science of yoga started taking shape. By 200 BC, it had become a full-fledged science. With time,...

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