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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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Simple Detox through Ayurveda

Here’s a guest article written by Dr. Deepa Apte  of Ayurveda Pura and is reproduced here with her kind permission: Introduction: In my busy practice I get many clients suffering from conditions like chronic constipation, IBS, certain auto immune conditions, various types of acne and arthritis etc, who say the following: I have tried various […]

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Yogasana – goal, method and benefits

“The goal of yoga is clear; make the mind satvic and realise the true nature of the Self.” Srivatsa Ramaswami In the Hathayogapradipika and Yoga Sutra of Patanjali, asana (the practice of Yoga postures)  is described as the third practice of yoga after yama (ethics) and niyama (personal disciplines). My teachers said that the reason […]

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