Why it is always advised to sit in meditative pose for meditation. We have seen many hindu Gods and goddess in meditative postures in pictures. Buddha, Master in jainism, hindu sages and many saints are our spiritual heritage who has always been seen in meditative poses. WHY?
The diet which lacks in nutrition will lead to various sorts of diseases like intestinal diseases, less immunity making one more prone to infections, lack of energy etc. A well balanced diet having nutrition in right measure will keep one in good physical and mental health. A diet with extra nutrition which may not be needed by the body will also give birth to many diseases, extra load to liver and intestines. So a nutritious balanced diet at right time in right amount is the right choice.
Generally, Parikrama 'परिक्रमा', Pradakshina 'प्रदक्षिणा' or Circumambulation around deities and temples is very much popular among many traditions and cultures. It is not just a ritual that one should follow blindly. It has scientific basis too. As we all know temples, shrines, trees, mountains, rivers, parents, guru, scriptures and more all are the source of knowledge, wisdom and love. Either penance or some great positive stories are associated with them. These stories tell us how they became the source of energies.
Dharana - The concentration. Maharishi patanjali has compiled the yoga sutra on Dharana as "Desha Bhandhashchittasya Dharana". Focussing the chattering mind is necessary whether it is day today life or spiritual life. No work can be accomplished without focus. So lets understand the sutra for better lifestyle.
Shat and karma are the two root words combined to make shatkarma, ‘shat’ means ‘six’ and ‘karma’ is ‘action or kriya’. These 6 actions (shatkriya) are Dhauti, Basti, Neti, Tratak, Nauli and Kapalbhati. Shakarma are the techniques for detoxification that should be performed whenever there is need to take out excessive vata, pitta, kapha and thus balance the doshas. And to take off all the impurities from the body.
The preserver of the universe, Lord Vishnu is the nurture and care taker. He maintains the dharma and unburdens the earth time to time by incarnations. Many Hindu texts like Ramayan, Gita, Puranas sings the glory of Lord Vishnu. His appearance has a significant place, the weapons, his four arms, the abode everything indicates to something special. Curious to Know....
Hinduism is based on science, faith and love. Our ancient sages have discovered the facts, logics and benefits of many things, which propagated as beliefs and rituals. Each ritual has great significance based on scientific logic. We, so called modern man may or may not be able to find the logics of all but that... Continue Reading →
Hatha Yoga Pradipika, the yogic text tells the concept of yogic diet (mitahara) in chapter 1 named Asana shloka (verse) 58. It clears what and how much should food is the right and healthy diet.
Patanjali Yoga sutra, the richest form of yogic text has given the sutra on meditation 'Dhyan'. The sutra is the second sutra of vibhuti paad (3rd chapter) of patanjali yog sutra.
Whether its corona lockdown or weather restricting outdoor activities and workouts, one can improve immunity, stay fit and can fight with diseases with yoga poses which can be easily done at home. Don't let bad entities like viruses enter into your zone and for this one needs to have a strong protective layer- a strong immune system. Listing some of the yogasana to boost immunity. Practice Practice & Practice.
Planets give results according to the karmas we did and doing. If one planet is giving bad effects in ones horoscope or not giving good results in its dasha and antardasha, few things can be done to reduce the negative effects and to enhance good results of the planet. In this article we are sharing few remedies for each planet graha that can help the native to overcome the hurdles, sufferings and to help in living a better life.
Yoga is the way of life not only to have good physical health but to have sound mental health too. Ashtanga Yoga gives 8 limbs to manage the right living. How? Explained in this article. A peaceful and stress free life is guaranteed if we follow Ashtanga Yoga (Yama, Niyam, Asana, Pranayama, Pratyahaar, Dharana, Dhyana, Samadhi). This article is an insight to modern lifestyle and a yogic lifestyle. Lets see how...
Gayatri mantra, the most ancient vedic mantra is the mantra from Rigveda. Chanting or meditation on gayatri mantra is like singing the glory of the creator of universe and seeking wisdom, intelligence and life force from the universal force. The article share the importance of mantra, its significance, origin of mantra and much more. Things to be taken care and the benefits of the gayatri mantra are also described here...
Maharishi Patanjali is one of the greatest sage of Bharat (present India) who has systematised yoga collecting all the sutras from the different vedic scriptures and compiled a book Patanjali Yoga Sutra. In the tradition of yoga we invoke Maharishi patanjali before starting the practice. योगेन चित्तस्य पदेन वाचां । मलं शरीरस्य च वैद्यकेन ॥ योऽपाकरोत्तमं प्रवरं मुनीनां । पतञ्जलिं प्राञ्जलिरानतोऽस्मि ॥
Sun salutation is a graceful and powerful combination of 12 asanas (postures) making a sequence. These 12 asanas (postures) are followed by the mantra of Lord Sun. Sun is the source of light and life. Light is the master which brightens the way and guide the person throughout the journey. So to remain energised and healthy we bow to God Sun with grateful heart.