Muladhara

7 Chakras- The Top 5 Positive Psychological Qualities of the Chakras

Muladhara Chakra/ Circle of the ‘Order of the Foundation’ : Based on the World of Instinct and the Core Physical Body, the Muladhara Chakra is also the Foundational Circle of the Earth Element, the last of the manifest Elements. Stability: Without an active and balanced Muladhara, there can be no stability in the psychosomatic person, Read more about 7 Chakras- The Top 5 Positive Psychological Qualities of the Chakras[…]

7 Chakras: Part Two- the World of Brahma and the first 3 Chakras

In order to understand the first 3 Brahma Chakras or energy centres within our pyscho-somatic selves, we must first understand the concept of Brahma. Brahma, the word is made up of three parts. Like everything else in the Sanskrit language, the meaning of any word in Sanskrit is the combination of its Mantra sounds. In Read more about 7 Chakras: Part Two- the World of Brahma and the first 3 Chakras[…]

Breaking the knot of Lust

The Human mind, as per yogic traditions has 3 modes of being- the Instinctive, the Intellectual and the Intuitive. Every thought, emotion and action comes from a cognitive base dominated by one of these three, but in which the other two modes are also present to varying degrees. Lust is the instinctive version of intellectual Read more about Breaking the knot of Lust[…]

The Root Identity – The Muladhara Chakra

As per Freudian psychoanalytic theory, there is in the normal human mind the awareness of the Ego, the Id and the Super-Ego and these together make up the persons sense of identity. The Id is instinctive and is constructed of basic pleasure principles, the Super-Ego is the idealist and the ‘conscience’, whereas the Ego is Read more about The Root Identity – The Muladhara Chakra[…]

The Yoga Revolution-Taking it to the Next Level

There is a lot of talk in Yoga circles today, of the watering down of Yoga by Yoga teaching institutes in alliance with an American registry of Yoga teachers. Accusations fly through the internet that the American registry has converted Yoga education into a vocational business. Doubts are cast on the skill and knowledge levels Read more about The Yoga Revolution-Taking it to the Next Level[…]

The Heart of Faith

Doubt, sans questioning is a self-destroying mechanism and eats away at the emotional Heart like a cancer. Cardiologists around the world agree that stress, or forms of stress are the single most common supporting factor for the occurrence of cardiovascular diseases. During the mental process of doubting the breathing process becomes shallow and the lung Read more about The Heart of Faith[…]

Low Blood Pressure

Yoga Therapy | Low Blood Pressure or Hypotension

Yoga Therapy for Low Blood Pressure Yoga doesn’t recognize Low Blood Pressure or Hypotension as a systematic problem-rather Low Blood Pressure is a natural congenital state for most. Generally, Low Blood Pressure is a sign of excellent health and good vasodilation, but in people suffering from Low B.P. as a form of fatigue, vomiting or Read more about Yoga Therapy | Low Blood Pressure or Hypotension[…]

Yoga Therapy | Insomnia Prevention and Cure

  Yoga Therapy for Insomnia Allopathic view: Insomnia is a sleep disorder that is characterized by repeated difficulty in falling and/or staying asleep. Chronic insomnia is when a person has disrupted sleep for at least three nights a week for a month or longer. It has been linked to medical conditions such as sinus allergies, hyperthyroidism, asthma and Read more about Yoga Therapy | Insomnia Prevention and Cure[…]

5 Elements and Mind

YOGIC PSYCHOLOGY-PART 1: INTRODUCTION Energy Is Mass. Energy is Thought. Energy is Breath. Energy is All. Universal Energy exists in 120 element types arising as combinations of the 5 basic energies or the 5 Elementals. These 5 Elementals of the Universe are termed in Yoga Pancha Mahabhuta, or the Pancha Tattva/ 5 Elementals, namely the Read more about 5 Elements and Mind[…]

7 Chakras – Introduction

THE 7 CHAKRAS- PART 1 The Primary Universal Elements are 5 and out of their 120 various types of permutations and combinations comes the Universe of objects within which we as humans are included. These 5 Primary Elements–Earth, Water, Fire, Wind and Space are reflected within the human body as the 5 major Sentient Life-forces Read more about 7 Chakras – Introduction[…]

Yoga Therapy for Constipation | Prevention and Cure

Constipation : Yogic Prevention and Cure Allopathic view: Constipation is caused due to slower stool movement through the digestive tract, causing the stool to harden and difficult to pass. Anal fissure and narrowing of the colon can cause blockages in the rectum leading to constipation. Certain neurological disorders such as multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease may Read more about Yoga Therapy for Constipation | Prevention and Cure[…]

Yoga Therapy for Acidity | Prevention and Cure

Yoga Asana Therapy for Acidity & HeartBurn The feeling as if your chest is on fire right after you’ve savored that gourmet chocolate or arrabiata spaghetti can leave a bad taste in your mouth, literally! Gastroesophageal reflux (GERD) is a digestive disorder that occurs when the food you eat, mixed with digestive juices, reverses direction Read more about Yoga Therapy for Acidity | Prevention and Cure[…]

Yoga Therapy for Sciatica | Prevention and Cure

SCIATICA – Yogic Prevention and Cure Allopathic view: Sciatica is not technically a disease or ailment. Rather it is a categorization of symptoms associated mostly with spinal disc herniation. Compression or pinching of the sacral nerve running down the leg, causes excruciating or numbing pain in the legs, and this is the primary sciatic symptom Read more about Yoga Therapy for Sciatica | Prevention and Cure[…]

Yoga Therapy for Piles | Prevention & Cure

Piles – Yogic Prevention and Cure Allopathic view: Piles or haemorrhoids are swollen blood vessels that develop inside or around the anal canal and rectum. Anyone can be affected by piles at any age, and about 50% experience it at some point in their lives. It is more common in older people and during pregnancy. Read more about Yoga Therapy for Piles | Prevention & Cure[…]

Yoga Asana Therapy Hyperthyroidism

Yoga Therapy for Hyperthyroidism | Prevention and Control

Yoga Asana Therapy for Hyperthyroidism: The thyroid is a small but vitally important butterfly-shaped gland that sits at the base of the neck, wrapped around the trachea or windpipe. The beating of your heart, your body temperature, and the rate at which food is digested are some of the major functions regulated by the two Read more about Yoga Therapy for Hyperthyroidism | Prevention and Control[…]

Yoga Therapy for Alzheimer and Memory Loss

Early stage Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Loss Allopathic view: Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is characterized by a progressive and debilitating decline in cognition, function and behavior. Its incidence rate increases exponentially with age, with the highest increase occurring after 70 years of age. Alzheimer’s exact pathological mechanisms remain to be determined, with a number of theories Read more about Yoga Therapy for Alzheimer and Memory Loss[…]

Yoga for Diabetes

Yoga Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes | Prevention and Control

Yoga Asana & Pranayama therapy for Type 2 Diabetes: Diabetes, broadly separated into Type 1 (Insulin-dependent and mainly congenital) and Type 2 (Non-insulin dependent and mainly lifestyle based), is an organic lifestyle based disease that affects more than 380 million people world-wide. A sedentary lifestyle with lack of any physical exercise and a fast-food diet Read more about Yoga Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes | Prevention and Control[…]

The Pancha-Koshas / The 5 Selves   

The Five Sheaths (Koshas) Kosha, the Samskrita word signifies a cover, but as per Sandhya Bhasha, or the Twilight Language of Yoga, the word kosha, as utilized in Samkhya Yoga stands for the self. According to Samkhya Yoga, the Yoga of the Numbering, there are a number of levels down which consciousness travel. As Shakti, or Read more about The Pancha-Koshas / The 5 Selves   […]