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Archive for September, 2013

5 Tips to Deepen Your Padma Sadhana

Prashanti Laxmi Sep 20, 2013 at 11:03 AM PST

A very gentle yet deep yoga technique, Padma Sadhana, is experiencing meditation through asanas (yoga postures). The entire Padma Sadhana sequence is 40-minute long, which includes 10 minutes of yoga postures, 5 minutes of pranayama (breathing technique), 20 minutes of meditation, again followed by 5 minutes of pranayama. The …

Yoga for Naturally Glowing Skin

Tara Raghu Sep 20, 2013 at 10:57 AM PST

Admiring those glowing faces in beauty cream advertisements, we often wonder if we too could have a skin so young and beautiful. Well, it’s not a far-fetched dream anymore! Now you too can flaunt healthy, radiant skin that draws attention. And the good …

Watch your Weight with Yoga this Festive Season

Tara Raghu Sep 20, 2013 at 10:48 AM PST

It’s that time of the year again. Time to celebrate, party, and gorge on sweets!

Diwali is just round the corner. Excitement is in the air. And it’s a typical scenario in any festival. The same story every year – new clothes, holidays, family …

Follow Your Breath And Fly High

Prashanti Laxmi Sep 18, 2013 at 11:37 PM PST


Breath is the link between the body and mind. If the mind is a kite the breath is the thread. The longer the thread, the higher the kite can go.” – Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Benefits of pranayamas (breathing …

Freedom and Bondage

Komal Singh Sep 17, 2013 at 7:37 AM PST

If you look around, you’ll notice that there are many of us wandering around, looking for that special “something.” That “something” is hard to describe. But it feels real. So real that there are times, when we feel we almost have it, but then something happens and we don’t …

Yoga and Enlightenment

Prashanti Laxmi Sep 16, 2013 at 11:33 PM PST

By Marilyn Galan

Many of us who practice yoga know that yoga just feels good. Talk to a yoga student about why he started learning yoga, and he may tell you he heard from a friend that it was good for calming work stress. Another

9 Yoga Tips to Overcome Anxiety disorder

Tara Raghu Sep 16, 2013 at 7:35 PM PST


Stress, fear, anxiety – if we start counting all those instances in life when we experienced these emotions, we may just lose count! Anxiety about the result of a Board exam or the reaction of our parents to the report card; nervousness …

Yoga Poses for a Better Posture

Tara Raghu Sep 16, 2013 at 7:24 PM PST


Did you know that a correct body posture can make you look tall, slim and, most importantly, confident? And yet, something as simple as a right posture is what most of us lack today. Today’s modern lifestyle has strained the spine by keeping …

The Path to Enlightenment

Prashanti Laxmi Sep 16, 2013 at 2:53 PM PST


Yoga is the journey as well as the goal. There are many paths of yoga described in the ancient Indian scriptures. Just as all rivers lead to the ocean, all paths of Yoga lead to Self-realization. Though the …

Five Modes of Consciousness Arise in Your Self

Prashanti Laxmi Sep 15, 2013 at 10:39 PM PST


Five modes of consciousness arises in your Self. What are they? Continues from previous post on Patanjali Yoga Sutra #6

Pratyakshanumanagamaha pramanani

The different kinds of proof the …