Thursday, December 12, 2019
manomaya kosha
In the Taittriya Upanishad, an ancient Tantric yoga text, a human being is described as having five sheaths or koshas which are interspersed with each other, encasing the soul just like the layers of an...
Pranamaya Kosha
As per Vedantic philosophy a ‘kosha’ is a rendered sheath, visualized as the layers of an onion, covering the Atman or Self. The Pranamaya Kosha is the second layer in the five layered kosha model. This...
Annamaya Kosha
As per Ayurvedic and Yogic philosophy, ‘koshas’ are layer of energetic sheaths that are similar to energy bodies. These sheaths encase the physical human form and regulate the health, consciousness, awareness and many other things...
Pancha Kosha Theory of Personality
The most common perception of Yoga is related to a physical wellbeing which is restricted to increasing flexibility, strength, balance while reducing stress by enhancing relaxation. While yoga does all of the above but this...
Yoga for Anxiety
Anxiety has been linked to stress and generally involves physical symptoms such as muscle tension. It can occur when a person fears that something bad is about to happen. It involves a fear or worry...
Diwali
Diwali comes from the Sanskrit word ‘Deepavali’ which means a ‘row of lights.’ Popularly known and celeberated as the ‘festival of lights’ by Hindus around the world it symbolizes the victory of good over evil...
Shishosana
Shishosana: As discussed, stress manifests in various ways in our physical body. In today’s times when we are engaged in innumerable activities from work to leisure with increasing added pressures of daily living, stress creeps...
Halasana Plough Pose
Stress is defined as ‘A state of emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding conditions.’ When we are in stress our nervous system responds by releasing a flood of stress hormones. This hormone stimulates...
Life is a combination of smaller and bigger challenging moments which can attribute to an accumulation of stress in our body and mind. Relieving a lot of this stress does not require too much money or...
So, it has been established that practicing Yoga is a proven stress buster and calm provider. A regular practice can lower your blood pressure, improve circulation, regulate digestion, optimize respiration, provide relief from chronic back...