Yesterday, we spoke to you about the Bhastrika breath. Our very special topic for today is another yogic breathing technique taught by Art of Living – Sudarshan Kriya. This powerful technique has proved to have a deeply soul-cleansing and stress busting effect on thousands of people across the world. Here’s everything you need to know
The breath is a wonderful thing. When controlled, it can sedate your nervous system, or pump you up with energy. It can cool your body down, or generate warmth. It can even suppress your appetite or fuel it. Pranayama is the yogic practice of controlling the breath and thereby influencing the state of your body
We humans have been drinking cow milk for thousands of years. In fact, wealthy ancients even bathed in it! This delicious drink is packed with nutrients that benefit both children and adults. According to Ayurveda, cow milk is a wonder food. Here are some medicinal uses of cow milk… Medicinal Uses of Cow Milk 1.
Chyawanprash is an Ayurvedic jam-like concoction that has been made for thousands of years. Why is it so popular? Check out these Chyawanprash benefits and you’ll know! So, What does this Jam Contain? A lot! Ancient Ayurvedic experts thoughtfully prepared its recipe which contains a host of ingredients. Some of them are: Ashwagandha (winter cherry) Asparagus Amla
Nature has inspired yogis since time immemorial. Besides practising yoga in nature, they spent several years living deep in the forest…closely observing birds, animals, fish, plants and even landforms. They found that each of them has inherent strengths. And by imitating their poses, we can invoke such qualities within us – both on the physical
Soon after deciding to learn yoga, many of us face the overwhelming question of what kind of yoga to begin with. The great thing about yoga is its ability to blend with other forms of exercise, spirituality and dance. It can be fast or slow, rigorous or mild, and modern or traditional. No wonder there
Yoga is an ancient and scientific Indian practice that offers immense benefits to the modern civilisation. As in any other Ayurvedic system, yoga takes the holistic approach to health – it’s a lifestyle that works on all levels of the body and mind. Thousands of people across the world are experiencing the stress busting, healing,
Thousands of years ago, people in the Indian subcontinent began practising yoga. During those years, the wisdom and techniques of yoga were scattered across many texts. A great sage of that era named Patanjali realised that compiling all yoga’s profound knowledge into one manual would be of huge help to mankind. So, he wrote 196