Sunday, January 26, 2020
Pitta Dosha, Energy of Transformation
The doshas are biological energies found throughout the human body and mind. They govern all the physical and mental processes and provide a unique constitution for each individual, determining their personality, just like their DNA. The...
Vata Dosha
Since birth, every human being has had an individual combination of the three Doshas (life forces):Vata, Pitta, and Kapha. The Vata Dosha contains the properties of the elements ether and air. Vata is responsible for our...
The Three Koshas, Neelanjana Bharadwaj
Ayurveda which translates as "knowledge of life," dates back 5,000 years to the ancient Sanskrit texts, the Vedas. It's a system of healing that examines physical constitution, emotional nature, and spiritual outlook in the context...
anandmaya kosha
As per yogic philosophy the fifth of the five layers, or sheaths, of the body, referred to as the pancha koshas, is known as Anandamaya Kosha. Ananda in Sanskrit means bliss and kosha means sheath....
Vijnanamaya Kosha
Vijnanamaya kosha is the wisdom sheath covering the ‘atma’ or pure consciousness. Jnana means knowledge but Vijnana means specialized knowledge. This knowledge is not limited to mere information about various subjects like scientific, physical, social,...
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...