Blog Post On topics related to Yoga

Jivamukti Yoga

What is Jivamukti Yoga? Jivamukti Yoga is combination of physical, ethical and spiritual practice which combines traditional hatha style to intensive vinyasa-flow incorporating the five principles shastra, bhakti, ahimsa, nada, and dhyana. Jivamukti Yoga is a method...

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Yin Yoga

What is Yin Yoga ? Yin Yoga is a style of yoga popularly known for holding the position for longer period of time. It is well-known for its characteristic for remaining in the same position relatively for longer period. It can also be understood as a yoga practice...

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Bikram Yoga

Bikram Yoga: Synergistic & cumulative effect to balance body state Bikram yoga was developed and synthesized by Bikram Chaudhary in 20th century. Bikram Yoga was named after an Indian Yogi named Bikram Chaudhary. It has been regarded as one of the initial yoga...

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Yoga and Human Consciousness

Human Consciousness and yoga: Balancing the interactive mind Human Consciousness is more than just a simple awareness and intelligence. As being the subject of mystery for the study of science specially physics, psychology and parapsychology, it’s beyond the boundary...

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Vinyasa Yoga Flow

What is  Vinyasa Yoga Flow? Vinyasa Yoga Flow is derived from Hatha Yoga. In spite of many similarities and being the style originated from Hatha Yoga, it differentiates in many ways as it follows faster pace and asanas are connected in a sequence and series of...

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Kundalini Yoga

The Sanskrit word Kundalini means ‘circular’, ‘annular’. It is also denoted as the coiled serpent which is remained in dormant form at the base of the spine. The word Shakti-chala is the combination of the word Shakti which denotes the kundalini and the chala the...

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Bandha (pranic lock)-a yogic practice

In spite of their distinct practice, Bandha has also been traditionally incorporated with other yogic practices such asana, pranayama and mudras. Therefore, they posit themselves as the significant constituents of yogic practice. The Sanskrit word ‘Bandha’ means ‘to...

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Yoga Holiday in Nepal

The reasons can be numerous when the visit to Nepal comes in mind. More than ever in the history of human civilization has yoga been as fascinating and curious subject of study and learning as it has been in the recent years. With such highly growing field of study...

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What is Hatha Yoga

In spite of its popularity and overwhelming craze for yoga, one aspect of hatha yoga called asana has been regarded as the yoga. Indeed, hatha yoga is one the ways to reach to the state of yoga by various means and procedures. Even though all kinds of yoga requires...

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Ashtanga Yoga Eight Limbs

Ashtanga Yoga is the systematic set of sutras compiled by Maharshi Patanjali. The Sanskrit word Ashtanga means eight limbs. In other words, it is also said the eight limbs yoga. Sage Patanjali has formulated eight limbs as being the path to yoga. According to sage...

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Hatha Yoga-awakening kundalini Shakti

Hatha is a Sanskrit word which means ‘forceful’ or ‘willful’. The yoga which emphasizes the forceful or willful practice of yoga is called Hatha yoga in general sense. However, Hatha Yoga absorbs the deeper meaning. Hatha also has been defined as ha which represents...

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Why 200 Hours Yoga Teacher Training at Nepal Yoga Home ?

With the thriving expansion and popularity of Yoga in recent years than anytime else in the history of Yoga, it has been the talk of town and matter of research and interest not only to the people of yogic quest but also to the people who are hectic and indulged in...

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Chakras: subtal body-energy centers yoga

The Sanskrit term chakra means ‘wheel’, ‘circle’ and ‘cycle’. In other words, the chakra is energy centre that exist in the subtle body. It has not any shape rather it is the psycho spiritual energy centre. Chakras are those energy centres through which the cosmic energy flows into the human body and these are the life-force energy centers.

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Why Yoga in Nepal

You may be wondering why yoga in Nepal is one of the best choices for the journey of yoga and meditation. As a part of the eight highest peak of Himalayas, Nepal is a deeply spiritual yogic place. It is one of the best countries to host yoga retreats, yoga teacher...

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Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga – Primary Series

Standing Postures 1. Padangusthasana ( Big toe Posture) You’re in the position of Samasthitih (Equal Standing Posture). Make your feet one foot apart. Place your palms on your hip joint. Look up Inhale and back. Exhale, bend forward and grab your both big toes by your...

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Chakras

The Sanskrit term chakra means ‘wheel’, ‘circle’ and ‘cycle’. In other words, the chakra is energy centre that exist in the subtle body. It has not any shape rather it is the psycho spiritual energy centre. In our body, the existence of chakras is numerous. However,...

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Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Sun Salutation

Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Sun Salutation  A & B has been taken as the process of warm up combined in a sequential flow.When you commence your Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, you start your practice from Sun Salutation (Surya Namaskar) A followed by Sun Salutation B. Then only...

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Introduction to Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga

Introduction Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga is one of the parts of hath yoga. Ashtanga means eight-limbed in which asana is one branch and pranayama is another one. The first two folds Yama (Moral codes) and Niyama (Observances) are signified in this yoga including third and...

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Sun Salutations

The Sanskrit name surya refers to the sun and namaskara means ‘salutation’. The name of the Surya namaskara has been given by the enlightened sages in vedic age. In the ancient time, the sun symbolizes as spiritual consciousness was worshipped on a daily basis. It...

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Shavasana (Corpse pose)

Literal Meaning: Shavasana is composed of two words; shava mean dead body, asana mean body posture.  In Shavasana body remains totally still like the dead body so it is also called as Shavasana (MRITASANA). Creation: There is one story in Shiva Puran, that when...

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Yoga For Obesity

Obesity is a complex disorder involving an abnormal or excessive amount fat accumulating in the body that may impair health. Obesity isn't just a body mass concern, it also increases the risk of diseases and health problems, such as heart disease, diabetes and high...

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YOGA FOR ASTHMA

The diet for asthma is depends upon the individual severity. It is quite difficult to prescribe a uniform diet for all asthmatic people. Each patients should find out his particular allergies and act accordingly. In general, hot food, mustard, coffee, tobacco, snuff, alcohol, polished rice and throwing off rice water have to be avoided.

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INTREGATED APPROACH OF YOGA THERAPY

Yoga therapy is the approach which cure the disease applying the yogic method. It is a disease oriented and mostly cure the non-communicable disease rise of stress. It is the science of healing which shower cures and remedies for all types of illness, ailments, and disorder.

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Yogic Management For Diabetes Mellitus

Yogic management for diabetes mellitus Diabetes mellitus or simply diabetes is a group of metabolic disorder in which person has high blood sugar, either pancreas does not produce enough insulin or because cells do not respond to the insulin. The insulin which is...

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Yoga For Gastrointestinal problem

Gastritis is the main problem ans it is characterize by the inflammation in the lining of the stomach. It may occur suddenly or slowly over time. In some cases, gastritis can lead to ulcers and an increased risk of stomach cancer..

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Yoga For Adolescence

Holistic management: Physical asana, Leads towards spiritiuality, Pranayama,Diet therapy, Increased nutritional needs ,Recommended food, Avoided food, Exercise & Physical Activity, Playing game, visiting new place develop and many preventive measures..

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EFFECT OF YOGA ON HYPERTENSION

Hypertension is a major public health issue and affects approximately billion of people worldwide and is a major risk factor in the development of stroke and cardiovascular and chronic kidney disease

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What is Astanga Yoga

“Astanga” literally means ‘eight limbs’ and was created by the great sage Patanjali. He was the first to coin a systematized approach to yoga through the Yoga Sutras, one of the foundational texts of yoga. These eight ‘limbs’

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Therapeutic Yoga

yoga has a good healing effect that can be used to treat a whole host of ailments such as stress, depression, sleep disorder, blood pressure high, obesity, diabetes, digestive problems, back pain, cervical pain, breathing problems,anti-aging, chronic, de–addiction, arthritis, joints and muscles pain etc.

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What is yoga?

Yoga comes from the root of “YUJ” which means “to join” or “to unity”. So, yoga is union of body, mind and soul. Yoga is a balance of one’s internal world by knowing soul. Yoga is technique to be in present, being aware. Awareness comes from within us by knowing oneself

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Post On Topics related to Yoga Therapy

Yoga for Myopia

Yoga for Myopia (Short-Sightedness) and its Remedies  The short-sightedness of the eyes or the low vision of the eyes is called myopia. In this cases, the distance object looks dim or blurry whereas the close object looks normal.  It means to say myopia causes the...

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Yoga for Shoulder Pain

Shoulder, which is formed with the anatomical set up of the clavicle, the scapula and the humerus, is attributed as the joint having the most range of motion in the body used continuously throughout the day. The mechanism between the bones of the shoulder builds the...

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Yoga Therapy for Tonsillitis and Adenoids

Yoga Therapy  for Tonsillitis and Adenoids Tonsils are situated in the throat on either side of the uvula which are made of fleshy masses. The main function of tonsils is to stop bacteria and virus which tend to enter into the throat and lungs while breathing in....

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Yoga Therapy for Knee Pain

Knee Pain / injury & its Yoga Therapy which can heal & cure your knee Knee pain is a common problem with many causes, from acute injuries to complications of medical conditions. The knee is the meeting point of three bones; shinbone which is called tibia,...

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Yoga For Pyorrhea Alveolaris

Yoga For Pyorrhea Alveolaris In this article we are going to explain about Yoga for Pyorrhea Alveolaris. Pyorrhea Alveolaris is a chronic form of periodontitis. Periodontitis in an inflammation in the tissues of the teeth. It occurs because of grow of the germ on the...

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Yogic Therapy for Liver Disease

In this post we are providing yogic therapy for liver disease. The largest organ in the body is called liver. It is located below the diaphragm on the right side of the abdomen. It is also a gland as it secretes bile, a type of liquid which goes to small intestines as...

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Yogic Therapy For Dysentery

This article focus on  Yogic Therapy For Dysentery. Dysentery is an intestinal inflammation which disturbs colon. It can causes mild stomach pain and cramp to severe diarrhea with blood mucus with feces. According to World Health Organization, dysentery are of two...

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Yogic Therapy for Diarrhea

Diarrhea is a condition in which the feces are discharged from the bowel in a liquid, watery form without proper digestion and consumption. The food or thing that we eat doesn’t digest and changes into solid form rather it tends to come out as it is taken. World...

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Post On Sat karma

Tratak

Tratak is a Sanskrit word meaning ‘to see or gaze’. It is one of the practices of meditation performed gazing at a certain object. Generally, it is practiced looking at the flame of the lamp. Moreover, it also can be practiced gazing at the symbol, photo, circle,...

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Shankhaprakshalana

Shankhaprakshalana (The process of cleansing entire digestive tract) Sankhaprakshalana has vital role in yogic detoxification so we can say this is one of the major detox in yoga .  Shanka Prakshalana evacuates and cleanses the intestines and whole digestive track...

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Vaman Dhauti

Vaman Dhauti  (Regurgitative cleansing) Vaman mean 'vomoting' and dhauti mean wash or cleanse so the vaman dhauti mean cleaning of  digestive system by means of vomiting is vaman dhauti. This process is effective to take out acid, indigested food, toxic and other...

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Vatsara Dhauti

Vatsara Dhauti  or Kaki mudra (Cleansing the intestines with air) Sit in a comfortable position and purse the lips like a crow's beak. Draw the air in one sucking and fill the stomach with air as much as possible and hold as long as possible and feel that the air is...

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Danda Dhauti

Danda Dhauti - Cleansing of intestine by  using catheter The act of cleansing the stomach with the help of the catheter of higher number by passing it through the mouth slowly till the stomach so that the acidic water waste is ejected out. The traditional way of ...

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Dhauti

Dhauti: The process of cleansing the stomach along the food pipe is called dhauti. It is done basically in the empty stomach early in the morning for removing the undigested food particles as well as for removing the gaseous that are deposited in the stomach. There are various types of dhauti. The main type of dhauti are:

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neti

neti There are two types of  major neti which are Jala Neti (nasal cleansing with water) Sutra Neti (nasal cleansing with thread) Jala Neti The process of cleansing and purifying the nasal passage with the mild salted water using the pot (having a long spout on one...

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Nauli kriya

Nauli: The practice of rotation of abdominal muscles in clockwise or anti-clockwise direction is nauli kriya. There are four forms of Nauli, they are; 1) Vama- left  2) Dakshin-right 3) Madhya- middle 4) Moving in all direction clockwise and anti-clockwise.  Nauli...

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Kapalabhati

Kapalabhati – Though many include Kapalabhati as a type pranayama, in the Hatha Yoga texts, it is classified under theShatkarmas. It is a powerful cleaning process where the air is forcefully expelled from the lungs, removing any stagnant carbon dioxide accumulated in...

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Basti karma

To draw in water through the anus and wash the large intestines with nauli or simple movement of abdomen and then take out all the unnecessary things from large intestine is known as basti karma.  In short cut the act of cleansing the bowels with the water is basti....

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SatKarma

What is sat karma and yogic detox? a perfect yogic purification of body Yoga has different dimension of purifying our body mind and soul. One of the vital part of yoga is yogic detoxification (satkarma). 'Shatkarma' known as Shatkriya is a compound word consisting of...

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miscellaneous Blog Post

Hair Fall, prevention and Ayurveda

Hair Fall and Ayurveda Ayurveda does miracles in hair fall, and in maintenance of healthy hair and scalp. In this article discusses the causes for hair fall and the steps to prevent loss of hair." Normal and Abnormal Hair Fall :- If there is a fall of more than 100...

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Ayurveda: Stress Healing & Body Cleansing

Stress Healing & Body Cleansing: A miracle of Ayurveda Fast paced life, skipping breakfast/lunch/ dinners, Chinese/ fast foods/ junk food cultures, busy schedules, sleepless nights, competition & complexity of Today’s World- in this process of hectic growth we...

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Sound Healing and importance

Sound Healing Sound is supposed to be the form of a divinity in various traditions and cultures in the world. The sound being the part of life has been conceived as the real nature of the supreme existence of the God. In the Hindu philosophy there is a mantra in...

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Meditation Types & Benefits

What is Meditation? In the Vedic era, the practice of external rituals such fire were replaced by the internal contemplation and meditation. Buddhist texts also writes on meditation as a process for the inner forms of fire sacrifice. One of the most revered scriptures...

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Kundalini meditation and seven chakras

Kundalini Meditation The word Kundalini derived from Sanskrit language, which literally means coiled. According to Yoga scripture a serpent is coiled at the base of the spine. If we do surgery we cannot find serpent, it carries symbolic meaning. Yoga scripture says at...

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Astrology Types and Importance

Astrology has been conceived as one of the most exciting as well as questionable study of knowledge throughout the world. Even though the origin of the practice of astrology has been interrelated to the Mesopotamia, it has left enormous influence in every part of the world coming to this age of time.

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Mudra

Generally the word ‘mudra’ denotes the gesture or attitude. Moreover, this word also has been used as financial term. In financial arena, it refers to currency. However, this implication as a currency totally comes under Nepali and Hindu script. In yogic understanding, the Sanskrit word ‘Mudra’ basically refers to “gesture”, “attitude”, “sign”, “mark” and “seal” which is performed implying the hands and fingers as well as whole body.

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Pranayama 

Pranayama is generally confined as a breathing exercise. As a matter of fact, it has profound meaning than the confinement as a breathing activity. The term ‘Pranayama’ has been formulated by the addition of two word ‘Prana’ and ‘Ayama’. The word ‘Prana’ means vital energy or life force. Ayama means the expansion or extension. In this regard, the expansion of vital energy through breathing is called pranayama.

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Ayurveda Introduction

Ayurveda is a traditional system of healing and health practiced widely in Nepal and Indian subcontinent. Literally, it is a Sanskrit term consisting of two words: ‘Ayu’ meaning ‘life’ and ‘Veda’ meaning ‘knowledge or science’.

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