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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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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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