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Astanga Yoga and Saptanga Yoga

Today mostly people know about Ashtang yoga of Patanjali. However in practice what mostly people do is saptang yoga of Rishi Gherand. But people know less about it. So let’s discuss what is saptang yoga. Ashtang Yog The word ‘astanga’ Read more…


Misconceptions about Asanas and Its purpose in Ashtang Yoga

Today when we hear about Yoga, everyone starts thinking of various poses or Asanas. But yoga is much wider science than just Asanas. Even the component of Asanas in Ashtanga Yoga is being misused these days. Asana is not girl’s Read more…


Neti

Human body produces kapha(mucus), pitta(bile) and Vāta(wind). If there is any imbalance in the proportion of these tridoshas (Vāta, pitta, kapha) ailments develop in the body. There are six purification practices, so it is termed Shatkarma or shatkriya. They are Read more…


‘Ha-tha’ an Overview

Hatha yoga now, has become a set of fancy, difficult to achieve postures that claim to have physical and mental benefits. People have even started using yoga as a way of boosting ego by mastering complex postures and displaying it. Read more…