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[…]

Yoga Therapy | Low Blood Pressure

Yoga Therapy for Low Blood Pressure Allopathic view: Blood pressure is a measurement of the pressure in your arteries during the active and resting phases of each heartbeat. Blood pressure chronically lower than 90/60mmHg is categorized as Low Blood Pressure or Hypotension. Sudden drops in blood pressure can be dangerous, causing dizziness and fainting. Low B.P. Read more about Yoga Therapy | Low Blood Pressure[…]

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

Acidity/Dyspepsia  – Yogic Cure and Prevention Allopathic view: The stomach produces gastric acid to digest the food we eat. The food enters the stomach through a small valve called the lower esophageal sphincter (LES). LES is a ring muscle which closes shut as soon as the food passes through it. The weakening of LES causes 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 Therapy for Thyroid | Prevention & Cure

Therapy for Hyperthyroidism: Allopathic view: Hyperthyroidism and its variant ailment, hypothyroidism is caused due to imbalances in the hormonal system, like most systemic diseases. The thyroid and associated glands of the endocrinal system are affected in this disease. Over production of thyroid hormone leads to hyperthyroidism as under production leads to hypothyroidism. Allopathic treatment of Read more about Yoga Therapy for Thyroid | Prevention & Cure[…]

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 Therapy for Diabetes | Prevention and Cure

Diabetes: Allopathic view: Diabetes, broadly separated into Type 1 (Insulin dependent and mainly congenital) and Type 2 (Non insulin dependent and mainly lifestyle based), is one of the most insidious of organic diseases to affect humanity. Degeneration of the pancreas, specifically their insulin producing cells called the Islets of Langerhans is the primary cause of Read more about Yoga Therapy for Diabetes | Prevention and Cure[…]

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   […]

P-TaK : Pancha Tattva Asana Kriya – Part III

Wind Element Vayu/ Wind Element: The Wind element signifies motion. Motion that fuels fire and can bring down trees. Wind is the very essence of Motion. Solar winds and the wind-storms of Jupiter are examples of the unimaginable power of the Wind Element. When we think speed, rapidity, onward movement, progress, blowing through obstacles, up, Read more about P-TaK : Pancha Tattva Asana Kriya – Part III[…]

P-TaK : Pancha Tattva Asana Kriya – Part II

In the previous article (link here), we shared knowledge on the theory of 5 elements and how they manifest in the universe and within us. Carrying forward from Earth element, in this article we explain Water and Fire element. Water Element   Ap-Jal/ Water:     Element Constantly changing and always evolving, the element that brings flexibility to the Read more about P-TaK : Pancha Tattva Asana Kriya – Part II[…]

P-TaK : Pancha Tattva Asana Kriya – Part I

P-TaK : Pancha Tattva Asana Kriya Pancha Tattva Asana Kriya or 5 Element Asana Technique is a Hatha Yoga-Asana sequence based on an ancient science of the 5 Prime Elements, the Samkhya Yoga. These elements and their consequents form, in various permutations and combinations, the entire universe and each one of us. Each of the Read more about P-TaK : Pancha Tattva Asana Kriya – Part I[…]

Yogic Learning II-Yogic Thinking

Manana -The 2nd Level The next step in the Four Step process of Yogic learning, following the first Smarana, [click here for Yogic Learning I] is Manana. The word Manana comes from the root Man in Sanskrit, meaning thought, and Manana is- to think. So, to think about what we have cognized through Smarana, is Read more about Yogic Learning II-Yogic Thinking[…]

Yogic Learning I – Learning Through Epiphany

How do we know something? And how do we know something for sure? These two things are definitely different. For example, we know that oranges are sweet, but to know for sure whether or not the orange lying on that table is sweet or not, we would have to take a bite ourselves. So knowledge Read more about Yogic Learning I – Learning Through Epiphany[…]

Yoga Therapy I- Pusti / Homoeostasis and Roga Nirodha / Disease Prevention

Introduction In the following series of articles, of which this present article is the first, we shall explore the theory and practice of disease, its diagnosis and cure, as per Yogic traditions. With the ever increasing interest in the therapeutic benefits of Yoga kriya worldwide, and with Yoga organizations passing all kinds of claims and Read more about Yoga Therapy I- Pusti / Homoeostasis and Roga Nirodha / Disease Prevention[…]