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Patanjali’s Ashtanga Yoga

Patanjali’s Ashtanga Yoga Patanjali’s Ashtanga Yoga is an eight limbed path in Raja Yoga leading towards Spiritual fulfillment. Following are the 8 limbs; The first five are called external aids to Yoga (bahiranga sadhana) 1. Yama: The rules of Yama (the Don’ts) are five: Ahimsa or Non-violence Satya or Non-lying Asteya or Non-stealing … Brahmacharya […]

The YAMAS part 2

The Yamas part 2 The 5 Yamas (Part 2 of 2)  The second Yams is satya, which means truth. Anyone that is interested in the practices of yoga should always do their best not to lie or be deceitful toward others in any way. Always tell the truth with your words, as well as with […]

THE YAMAS

The 5 Yamas (Part 1 of 2) The 5 yamas are a code of ethics sometimes referred to as the “rules” or the “dont’s” of yoga. In the Yoga Sutras, Patanajali lists the 5 yamas and also tells us the benefits we can expect to see when we apply these yamas to our relationships with […]

ASANAS

ASANA: ORIGINAL INTENTION “Sthira-sukham asanam” – Posture is that which is firm and comfortable. When in posture there should not be any sensation of pain or discomfort. Patanjali says, when the posture is firm the mind stays free from disturbance. The mind can easily get disturbed with the asana being firm. There should not be […]

Hatha Yoga

Hatha yoga is known as the science of purification. There are six different types of purification that must be practiced. When these impurities are removed the energetic body functions well. The energetic body is being referred to Nadis. When the channels are clear they move within the body structure right up to the brain in […]

Kriya

Kriyas – Cleansing Techniques Cleansing Techniques (Kriya) is considered very important just as much as Asanas or Pranayama. In order to gain maximum or best benefits regular cleansing is recommended. With purification body becomes more ready for higher forms of practices. When the body feels clear and free of pain the mind also functions properly. […]