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The Great Mudras of Hatha Yoga

A mudra is a static yoga posture (asana) that is one that is held for a period of time. Sri Krishnamacharya tells us that the purpose of mudras is to: Keep the ten types of prana (life force) moving in their appropriate respective nadi (channels). To prevent diseases from forming in the body. For the […]

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Asmitā (अस्मिता)

This article is written by Srivatsa Ramaswami and is reproduced here with his kind permission: The Sanskrit root ‘as’ rhyming with ‘bus’ would mean ‘to be’. The sanskrit ‘as’ is like ‘is’ in English. ‘as’ becomes ‘asmi’ when conjugated in its first person, singular, present tense. Asmi means ‘am’. Just like the English ‘am’ refers […]

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Vinyasa Krama and Vinyoga Krama – Yoga Tools and Application

Tutor: Steve Brandon 2-6pm, Saturday 15th November Cornwall Yoga Centre, Truro, Cornwall, UK   Vinyasa Krama is to learn Yoga techniques in a systematic way. Viniyoga is the appropriate application of Yoga methods for the individual. Traditional Yoga and Ayurveda insists that practice should be adapted for each individual. Mass instruction of a predetermined sequence […]

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