Yoga Articles

3 Gunas in life

In the 3 gunas’ philosophy, Sattvic, Rajasic and Tamasic are defined as the 3 fundamental qualities. These 3 gunas are generally defined as follows:               Sattva: goodness, calmness, harmonious               Rajas: passion, activity, movement               Tamas: ignorance, inertia, laziness 3 gunas have a wide range of application as they basically

Yoga philosophy – applying 8 limbs of yoga in life

The 8 limbs of yoga are known as the guiding philosophy of Ashtanga yoga practices. By following the 8 limbs, it guides yoga practitioners to Samadhi, which is the spiritual enlightenment and meditative consciousness. After getting to know how the 8 limbs of yoga is composed of, I start to

Yoga Anatomy – how it helps our yoga practice

Known as a both spiritual and physical practice, yoga requires practitioners to not only approach it with a clear and humble mind, but also to understand the anatomy to be able to develop into deeper practices and asanas. Movements of muscles and joints Before starting with yoga practice, we need

Benefits of yoga pranayama

In Sanskrit, “prana” means life energy and “yama” means control, which translates to “control of life energy”. As the name suggests, practicing pranayama technique helps us to achieve tranquillity, as well  as bringing us therapeutic effects including reducing stress, aiding digestion, improving sleep, etc. Breathing is a natural thing to