Bija Mantras for the Chakras

Since the soul expresses its energy through the subtle body, our connection to the chakras and realising their full potential is essential for wellbeing, personal evolution and spiritual awakening. The main practice common to all Vedic Sciences is the use of Mantra, the sound body of a Divine Being. This is not surprising given that […]

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Kośa (कोश): Taking Care of Vital Internal Organs

This article was written by Srivatsa Ramaswami and is reproduced here with his kind permission: One of the less known, but significant, teachings of Sri Krishnamacharya was about the maintenance of the health of vital organs of the body, the six kosas. He makes a pointed reference to it in his Yoga Rahasya. Kosa in […]

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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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