I was always the adept of the Asanas, and belived that the body will get purified while the mind will follow respectively. I thought there is no yoga without Asana, and we can not have a steady still mind without some heat, sweat and “tapas”.
I typed and backspaced plenty times trying to find a good title to this post. As you can tell, I settled with the simple ‘Savasana’ because, just like the pose itself, I wanted the title to remain seemingly simple and straightforward… Yet Savasa
In the Yoga Sutras, Patanjali described the eight limbs of Yoga. The first limb of yoga is ahimsa, the practice of Non-violence or Kindness to ourselves, others, and the environment. Unless one is firmly rooted in ahimsa in one’s thoughts, speech and
In my previous post, it was mentioned that regular practice of Omkar, Bhramari, Sheetali (with open eyes) and Anulom-Vilom Pranayama in the mornings and evenings perfuses the eyes with plenty of blood flow and increases the overall well being of the eyes.
When Master Paalu first shared on the home practice we should do every day on our own (i.e. setting aside the first 20 mins of our day upon waking up for pranayama practice and 20 mins for asana practice, and the last 20 mins of our day before sleeping fo
This post aims to describe the development and distinct methods of the yoga styles/approaches found in the modern world. The origins and the evolution of the practices remains as a great challenge to the description of some yoga traditions since establish
Pranayama is often overlooked as its flamboyant sister, asana, tends to take centre stage in yoga classes these days. Many practitioners have the misconception that pranayama is a waste of their time, that dedicating time in class to pranayama is just sho
In our current gadget world where we are always using computers, watching television, looking at our mobile phones or doing so much near work, there are increasing eye related problems like eye strain, fatigue, dry eye and headache. Mudra is a part of Ayu
The word Yoga, from the Sanskrit word yuj means to yoke or bind and is often interpreted as “union“. My affair or rather specifically, “union” with Yoga, began 10 years ago when a colleague jolted me to join a corporate class. I dr