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The Purpose of Meditation

The Purpose of Meditation

What is the purpose of meditation? The goal of meditation is to go beyond the mind and experience our essential nature.Which is described as peace, happiness, and bliss. But as anyone who has tried tomeditate knows, the mind itself is the biggest obstacle standing...

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Anahatasana heart opening yoga pose

Anahatasana heart opening yoga pose

Anahatasana is a heart-opening yoga pose that energizes the whole body. The name is derived from the Sanskrit, anahata, meaning “heart,” and asana, meaning “pose.” To enter the pose, begin in table pose. Walk the hands forward until the chest reaches the floor. Keep...

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The Purpose of Meditation

7 YOGA POSES FOR ABS

1: Boat Pose Paripurna Navasana: (par-ee-POOR-nah nah-VAHS-anna)paripurna = full, entire, completenava = boat 2: Bridge Pose Setu Bandha Sarvangasana: (SET-too BAHN-dah)setu = dam, dike, or bridgebandha = lock 3: Crane (Crow) Pose Bakasana: (bahk-AHS-anna)baka = crane...

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BENEFITS OF SWASTIKASANA (AUSPICIOUS POSE)

BENEFITS OF SWASTIKASANA (AUSPICIOUS POSE)

Benefits of Swastikasana (Auspicious Pose): It is a best meditation Asana for those people who cannot sit comfortably or find difficulties in classical poses like Padmasanaand Siddhasana. Those people who are suffering from varicose veins and pain in the leg muscles...

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BENEFITS OF HATHA YOGA

BENEFITS OF HATHA YOGA

Definition Most forms of yoga fall under the umbrella term of “Hatha” yoga. In sanskrit the word literally means sun=”ha” and moon “tha” which is representative of balance. The full word simply refers to the physical practice of yoga postures to create balance. Hatha...

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Yoga Psychology

Yoga Psychology

Early modern psychology was defined as the study of the soul or mind. Yoga psychology provides for us a synthesis of both yoga and psychology and helps provide for us a clearer understanding of consciousness and human behaviour. Yogic concepts, principles and...

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VINYASA PRANAYAMA

VINYASA PRANAYAMA

Pranayama is the practice and control of one’s life-currents through controlled breathing and meditation. This process of connecting to ones prana “breath” is the connection to one’s life force and considered one of the most important methods for achieving balance in...

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Yoga Philosophy

Yoga Philosophy

Being the curious beings that we are, many philosophies of yoga have developed over the years just as its popularity has also soared. Our desire to know and understand the world has encouraged thinkers to seek knowledge in a more in depth level surrounding the...

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