Category: Health and Ayurveda

Surya Namaskara 0

Surya namaskar – Sun Salutation

Surya or Sun is the giver of light and is responsible for giving life to living beings in Earth. According to Ayurveda scriptures, it is said, ‘Arogyam bhaaskaadicchet’, which means Sun is the giver...

Bhastrika Pranayama 0

Bhastrika Pranayama

How to perform Bhastrika Pranayam? Sit in a meditative posture. You can sit in sukhasana, padmasana or Vajrasana. Place your hands on the knees. You can use jnana mudra. Breathe in forcibly through both...

Anulom Vilom Pranayama 0

Anulom Vilom Pranayama

It is also called as alternate nostril breathing. Inhale air through the left nostril to the maximum possible and exhale through right nostril completely. Again the process has to be reversed. Now inhale through...

Pranayama 0

Pranayama: the Miracle of Breathing

  Pranayama is a rhythmic breathing exercise. Pranayama consists of two related words; Prana and Ayama. Prana means Life force or cosmic energy and Ayama means regulate or control. There is a cosmic energy...

fasting Significations 0

Fasting and its significance

  Fasting in Sanskrit is called as upavaasa. Fasting means abstinence or reduction of certain food for a period of time. The Bhagavatgita says; eat appropriately with simple and sattwik food. Fasting is used...