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Asana – Learning postures

Asana literally means a seat. Patanjali says “Sthira sukhasanam”, which means: that which is steady and comfortable is Asana. ‘Sthira’ means steady, balanced and ‘sukha’ means comfortable. Therefore, when we sit for a meditation,...

Niyama in Patanjali Yoga Sutra 0

Niyama in Patanjali Yoga Sutra

Niyama means rules. Niyama is the cultivating virtuous habits and practice of self-training to improve the quality of the mind and make it stronger. The niyamas are tools for preparing ourselves for higher possibilities....

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Yama in Patanjali Yoga Sutra

Yamas deals with ethical standard and integrity by restraining harmful thoughts and impulses. Yama in Sanskrit means, restraint, the act of checking. They are like moral rules and code of conduct. The word Yama...

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Patanjali Yoga Sutra: Eight steps of Yoga

Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra states that Ashtanga yoga comprises eight steps of yoga which has to be perfected to reach divine self. Though, yoga was existed and being practiced before Patanjali’s time, it was scattered...

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Who is Sage Patanjali?

  Rishi Patanjali is a great saint who is believed to have lived during 2nd century BCE, roughly 2500 years ago. He is known as the father of modern Yoga. He was a great...

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5th House in Vedic Astrology

5th house is one among the dharma trikona house and very prominent in Vedic astrology. The 5th house rules over stored up past karma, children, pleasure, creativity, mantra vidya, love, romance, dating, hobbies, entertainment,...

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Exploring 9th house in a Horoscope

9th house signifies wisdom, guru, teacher, father. Luck, prosperity, dharma, worship, higher knowledge, higher education, fortune, long distance, publicity, philosophy, religious beliefs, intuition, temple, 9th house is one of the very important house in...

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How to read Navamsa Chart in Vedic Astrology

Navamsha chart is one of the many divisional charts in Vedic astrology. But Navamsa chart has been given huge importance. Prediction will become incomplete without reading navamsa chart. This chart is also called as...

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Significance of Navaratri

In Samskrit, Navratri literally means nine nights. It is a very popular festival celebrated across India. Navaratri is celebrated in the form of feminine energy of the divine called as Goddess Durga. There are...

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What is Balarishta and How it Gets Cancelled

It is natural that everyone expects a long life with the healthy body. But because of past karma, we go through certain difficult phases in life. It is stated in Samskrit that, पूर्व जन्म...