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Khechari Mudra

Khechari Mudra, Release the nectar into the Throat with Tongue Lock Khechari mudra, also known as the gesture of the tongue lock,  is regarded as a very important practice in Hatha yoga, Raja yoga, and vedantic text  due to its profound effect on the body and the mind.  The word Khechari is derived from two separate …

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Warrior Pose 2

Warrior Pose 2, Virbhadrasana 2 for enhanced inner strength This is the second variation of the Warrior group of poses or yoga asanas. One of the explaination sof why we have multiple variations forming a serioes of  Warrior, or Virbhadra group of asanas is that all these postures have a direct relation to the corresponding …

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Warrior Pose 1,

Warrior Pose 1, Improve Stamina with Virbhadrasana 1 Warrior pose 1 gets it name from a vengeful  Hindu mythological hero, Virbhadra, who was created by Lord Shiva from his hair. Virbhadra was created to avenge the disrespect meeted to his wife Sati at the hands of Daksha, Sati couldnt withstand the humiliation and had killed …

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Utthita Trikonasana

Utthita Trikonasana, Anxiety Relief Twist of Extended Triangle Pose Utthita means ‘extended’ or ‘stretched out’. Tri means three, kona means angle, and asana means posture. Trikona, therefore refer to a triangle shape. Structurally, triangle is known to be the most stable shape. Utthita Trikonasana forms a perfect equilateral triangle in which the space between the …

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Shambhavi Mudra

Shambhavi Mudra, Gesture to aid Meditation and Mind Power Shambhavi is the name of the wife or consort of Shambhu, Shiva. In Indian mythology she is also known by various other names like Parvati, Shakti etc. It is believed that Lord Shiva had taught the technique of Shambhavi Mudra to Shambhavi told her to practice …

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Pawanmuktasana

Pawanmuktasana, Rejig your Digestion for Overall Health The word pawan means “wind” or “prana”, mukta means “release” and asana means “posture”. It means that Pawanmuktasana helps remove any blockages which prevent the free flow of energy, prana in the body and the mind. Sometimes, due to bad posture, disturbed bodily functions, emotional or psychological issues, and unhealthy lifestyle …

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Vajrasana

Vajrasana, Diamond Pose to Improve Digestion The Vajra, thunderbolt or diamond, is said to be the weapon of Indra, the king of Gods, as the mind is the King of all the senses. Vajra is also a major nadi in the body which is connected to the urino- genital system and is responsible for regulating the sexual …

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Prithvi Mudra

Prithvi Mudra, Hand gesture for regaining confidence and sense of Grounding Prithvi, a Sanskrit language term means a “vast one” when translated to English language.  Since Sanskrit has the tradition of multiple meanings of its terms Prithvi also signifies Earth, one of the five gross elements (Panch Maha Bhutas – earth, water, fire, air, and …

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Sukhasana

Sukhasana, Easy Pose For Composure and Concentration of Mind Sukh, a Sanskrit term means comfort or ease when translated to English. Asana means a body posture, which makes Sukhasana mean a body posture in which one feels comfortable or at ease.  It is more popularly known as easy pose, comfortable pose, or just sitting in …

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