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Combating Arthritis the Yoga Way


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A 29-year-old software engineer and a 60-year-old homemaker share how yoga helped them resume ‘normal life’ despite being affected by arthritis.

If you thought that a condition like arthritis can only happen at the age of our parents or grandparents and there’s still a long way to go, it’s time to wake up to the reality. Although increasing age is a high contributor to arthritis, it cannot be denied that children, teenagers, young and middle-aged adults can all fall prey to this condition.The primary cause of arthritis is an imbalance of vatta (type of body constitution), which leads to arthritis (inflammation or swelling up of the joints).

Sonia Sahay, 29, felt an unusual pain in her wrists which did not seem to subside even after a month. She got a bit worried because until now she had been thinking that it could be due to continuous work at the computer. She had been spending sleepless nights on a work project since a few months. When she went to the doctor, he told her that she showed signs of early wrist arthritis. Sonia was shocked. “But I’m only 29, doctor!” And then it came as news to her that there is really no age for arthritis. It can happen to anybody due to wear and tear of the joints.

Upset but concerned about her condition, Sonia pulled herself together and decided to do something about it. She had her whole life in front of her and there was no point crying over spilt milk, she thought. Her mother had been a regular yoga practitioner but Sonia could never follow suit because she felt that her work timings did not allow her. But arthritis had now given her both reason and necessity to do so.

She diligently started practicing some selected yoga postures, which includedWarrior Pose (Virabhadrasana), Triangle Pose (Trikonasana), Tree Pose (Vrikshasana),Bridge Posture (SetuBandhasana), Cat Stretch (Marjariasana), and Corpse Pose (Shavasana). All these postures or asanas help increase strength and flexibility of the joints. Regular yoga practice for a few months, coupled with a few pranayamas (breathing techniques) and meditation, helped Sonia get relief from severe arthritis pain and rigidity. She is now much more comfortable with her situation and her daily practice keeps her going.

Do I have arthritis?

Have you observed the following symptoms?

1. You feel deep joint pain that worsens with movement and temporarily gets better with rest

2. You feel rigidity in the joints, especially when the body is inactive for a long time

3. Your joints are warm to touch

4. There is more pain or stiffness during winter or rainy season

5. Your joints make a crackling sound with movement. If it happens once in a while, don’t worry but be sure to consult your doctor if this persists for long.

6. You experience abnormal growth of bony knobs near the joints which may lead to deformity

 

Art of Living Yoga teacher’s tip: Kneeling Pose (Vajrasana) and Lotus Pose (Padmasana) should be avoided if you are suffering from Osteoarthritis. However, their practice is beneficial to prevent occurrence of the condition.

Echoing Sonia’s thoughts is a 60-year-old homemaker from Delhi, Mrs. Kusum Puri. When she was diagnosed with knee arthritis due to increased uric acid, her doctor included daily dose of pranayamas and meditation in her drug prescription. Breathing exercises and meditation play a large role in easing out stress, thereby reducing joint stiffness. Then on, she started doing Kapalbhati pranayama (Skull Shining Breathing Technique), Bhastrika pranayama (Bellow Breath), and NadiShodhan pranayama (Alternate Nostril Breathing) daily. (It’s important to practice all these pranayamas under the guidance of a Art of Living Yoga teacher). After about a month, her uric acid level came down substantially and she also had less joint pain to complain about.

You too can look forward to relief from arthritis with regular yoga practice. Here are a few other quick tips for arthritis patients to help them cope with their condition better.

  1. Eat lots of fresh fruits,green salads, boiled and baked vegetables, boiled pulses, and lightly cooked grains and cereals. Avocado and soy products are strongly recommended.
  2. Drink plenty of water.
  3. Consider periodic fasting upon consultation from a Sri Sri Ayurveda doctor. Fasting enhances the cleansing capacity of the lungs, skin, liver, and kidneys, and helps relax the nervous system.
  4. Avoid bananas, curd and rice, or other rice items in your diet.
  5. Quit smoking.
  6. Avoid tea/coffee completely or at least reduce its intake.
  7. Limit the consumption of milk and dairy products.
  8. Consult a Sri Sri Ayurveda doctor who can prescribe you the right medication for arthritis and also guide you through the Sri Sri Panchakarma process. This process helps reduce joint inflammation through natural techniques such as detoxification, oil bath, sauna, and application of herbal pastes on the joints.
  9. Complaining about the pain cannot give you any benefit. What can is doing something about it – practice yoga. Also, keep giving positive affirmations to yourself from time to time. Lastly, always keep a smile.

This article is based on inputs by Dr. Sejal Shah, National Coordinator for Art of Living Yoga, India, and Dr. Nisha Manikanthan, Sri Sri Ayurveda expert.

Yoga practice helps develop the body and mind, bringing a lot of health benefits, yet is not a substitute for medicine. It is important to learn and practice yoga techniques under the supervision of a trained Art of Living Yoga teacher. In case of any medical condition, practice yoga techniques after consulting a doctor and a Art of Living Yoga teacher. Find a Sri Sri Yoga course at an Art of Living Center near you. Do you need information on courses or share feedback? Write to us at info@artoflivingyoga.org.

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Published By:-AOL Team Buxar

Levels of Existence


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Meditation & Levels of Existence

Spirituality is observing your own existence. Have you experienced your own body? Experiencing the various levels of existence – your own body, your breath, your mind, your emotion, and the source of your life – is meditation. Meditation is experiencing the life force and being conscious of it – and this is done effortlessly.

Have you noticed – that the mind and body function on completely opposite laws? In the realm of mind, effortlessness is the key. You cannot remember something by putting effort. The moment you relax the memory comes back. Creativity, intelligence, and memory — all these faculties within us happen effortlessly. But you can build muscles only when you put effort.

Body

With meditation, your physiology undergoes a change, and every cell in the body is filled with “prana”. You bubble with joy, as the level of “prana” in your body rises.

On a physical level, meditation helps:

  • To decrease any tension-related pain.
  • To turn your body into a powerhouse, as you generate an inner source of energy.

Breath

When you sit for meditation, observe your breath.

Is your breath steady? Is the prana is haphazard or is it going smooth and normal?

When you are not feeling so good, or when you are down, unhappy or afraid, observe your prana – it is very shaky.

Steadiness in Prana is essential for meditation.

When the senses get steady – then the prana (which was shaky inside you) also becomes stable.

The four-fold inner equipment

It is the same consciousness that functions as mann (mind), buddhi (intellect), chitta (memory), ahankaara (ego). In ancient times, people have grouped these four different faculties as Antahkaran Chadushtaya (the four-fold inner equipment).

Mind

How do you listen? The sounds fall on the eardrums – but if the mind is elsewhere, can you hear? You are listening through the faculty in you – that is called the mind. Similarly, you experience all the other senses – through the mind.

Mind gallops towards world of five senses (sight, smell, sound, taste, and touch). You may sit quiet – with closed or open eyes. If your eyes are going all over the place, the mind is not in a meditative state. Only when the mind withdraws from the senses, it is ready for meditation.

If you have a positive state of mind you become creative, and successful in anything you do. People in the West, talk about affirmation. Affirmation is, you wake up in the morning, sit on your bed and affirm to yourself, ‘‘I will be good from today and that I will love myself’’. All these affirmations that you force on yourself – is not a healthy thing.

Meditation is the only way you can transcend the negative thoughts, and then positive thoughts will come spontaneously and automatically.

Stress and tension cause negative attitude. Suppose you don’t sleep for two days small things can irritate you. And if you have rested well, the situation is different.

With regular practice of meditation, the mind becomes fresh, energetic, and intuitive.

Intellect

When you are listening, you are either agreeing or disagreeing. Notice whether you are saying ‘yes’ or ‘no’. This something by which we say ‘yes’ or ‘no’ – is called the intellect.

Life is very complex. There is no set formula. When you think that you are very honest, that you are righteous, you become a little stiff inside, without even knowing it. You point your finger towards others and become intolerant. When you recognize that there are flaws in you, you are then able to accommodate the flaws in other persons.

That’s why it is said, ‘‘do a good deed and forget about it’’. It is not only your vices or bad qualities that will harm you. Even your good qualities can make you stiff, rude and angry. That is why you should surrender both bad and good qualities. With meditation, you can relax and let go – of the judging nature of the intellect.

Memory

If you observe memory, it clings onto something that is negative. You will forget ten compliments from someone, but one insult from a person will stick to your mind.

This needs to be reversed; and the process of reversing this tendency of the mind from clinging to the negative and moving to something positive is called yoga. Yoga makes you like a baby again. It not only revives your nature, it also keeps your heart and mind young and bright.

Memory can make you either sad or enlightened. Through meditation and pranayams, you can overcome painful memories.

Meditation can bring that shift in your memory – to let go of the trivial, and to recognize your infinite nature. With meditation, you can regain the memory of “Who am I”. When people get enlightened, they say, “I remember.” They have remembered – their true nature.

Ego and your emotions

You need to take a look at your own thought patterns and emotional patterns – there is a rhythm in them. And there is a rhythm in the consciousness. We need to find a harmony between all these rhythms within us – and that’s called spirituality.

Just look at yourself. Have you always agreed with yourself? You had some idea yesterday; today you may have a different idea. Five years back you had other ideas – that do not necessarily agree with the ideas that you have today. So when you have disagreement with yourself, why should it not happen with someone else? The ‘someone’ you have a disagreement with -is just a photocopy of your old or the new self.

For maintaining interpersonal relationships:

  • Have a relationship with yourself – this is called integrity.
  • Be informal – for it gives space for mistakes to happen. This keeps your interpersonal relationship strong. You cannot expect perfection in any relationship or situation.

Today one of the biggest problems with the world is emotional instability. When we create an informal outlook and cordial environment around us, we grease the friction and become the master of our environment.

Take life as it comes. Sometimes you are upset or angry; it’s OK to be upset or angry. Life does not stop for anything; it moves. Meditate and just move with the flow.

Q. What can make us centered? If we are shaken, how can we come back to ourselves?

Sri Sri: Become more hollow, and empty. Practice more meditation. Do more seva. Seva brings the merit to go deep in. When you go deep in, the mind becomes fresh, energetic, and intuitive to do more seva.

Meditation is the only way you can transcend the negative thoughts; and then positive thoughts will come spontaneously and automatically.

Via:-Official

Published By:- AOL Team Buxar

Yoga for Working Women


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How the downward dog pose can help you juggle boardroom meetings and household chores

You may never have seen this job advertisement before but there are millions of women like you who lovingly and devotedly play this role everyday.

A tough job!

  • Job Title: Superwoman
  • Job Conditions: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Job responsibilities: Manage a demanding career, nurture the home, take care of the family (including in-laws and outlaws), balance budgets, handle household operations, be the perfect hostess, and be an intelligent and interesting person
  • Key skills expected: Perfect execution in all spheres, management skills, conflict-resolution abilities, counseling skills, culinary skills, financial acumen, relationship management, multi-role-player abilities

What it takes for you to do this well

  • Emotional strength: The need to achieve perfection on multiple fronts may cause pressure and turmoil. While the work environment demands equal capabilities and performance from you, there is no let-up on the expectations at home. Women need to make sure that they have the emotional energy to efficiently manage the demands of all the roles they juggle: daughter, sister, wife, daughter–in–law, mother, and the list goes on.
  • Mental keenness: Each responsibility requires different kinds of capabilities; you need to be able to give the best of your intellectual abilities and adapt them to the varied situations at hand.
  • Physical fitness: You need to have the stamina to fulfill commitments at so many levels with the same kind of zeal.

And yet, persistent negligence!
The one person who does not benefit from your care and attention is… right, YOU!

Do these sentiments surface sometimes for you?

  •  “I’m unable to manage home and work.”
  •  “I feel low on energy by the time I’m home.”
  •  “I can hardly find time for myself.”
  •  “I’m so stressed!”
  •  “My health problems are causing a hindrance.”

Nagging aches, low energy levels, and inconsistent enthusiasm are indicators of stress. You manage to persevere through them with your unflagging commitment. You feel guilty about taking time for yourself when you have so many people and responsibilities to take care of, isn’t it? So you keep postponing that vacation, that day of rest for yourself, that dance class that you wanted to sign up for…

Invest in yourself!
In the long term however, there is no other choice. You have to find ways to rejuvenate and energize yourself. Here is our recommendation for you – it is called MY REST.

  • Meditation: it is healing and heart opening. See our meditation section for tips as well as our videos to practice guided meditation.
  • Yoga: the best way to honor your body. See the Yoga section for more information.
  • Respect: yourself, what you do, your body and feminity. Value what you have been able to do, instead of regretting about what you have not been able to do.
  • Express: Choose a creative hobby, learn an instrument, write an article, paint a picture, get a tattoo and make your teenage children jealous, play a game, have fun!
  • Smile (a lot): it is the best makeup you can wear.
  • Take a break: you deserve it!

MY REST will help me give My Best.
Hear what other women have to say –

A few minutes of yoga can leave you energized all day long and add an extra hour to your day. “When you meditate, the same work that you normally perform in four hours, you can do in two hours. So two hours more are given to you to balance between work and family,” shares Bhanumathi Narasimhan, a homemaker, mother, and a working woman with a hectic travel schedule.

“After the Art of Living Yoga Course, I have had tremendous amount of energy. With regular practice, I have been focused at work and I’m quite relaxed. Being married, managing housework and office would make me irritable. But now I have a pleasant frame of mind, I’m more efficient, happy, relaxed!” shares Pritika Nair, online content writer.

Takeaway tips for you

You can do some of the simple yoga stretches and sukshma vyayam at your office desk. This can relax your tired muscles.

  • Rotate your wrists, neck and ankles clockwise and anti-clockwise in turns.
  • Stretch your back.
  • Take the stairs instead of the elevator, wherever possible.
  • Walk while having long phone conversations.
  • Do a few simple breathing exercises.
  • Take a few minutes off and do an online meditation.

As Sri Sri Ravi Shankar puts it, “You know how to ride a bicycle? In the same way, drive the vehicle of life! Maintain a balance in life.” Yoga postures, breathing techniques, and meditation will serve as handy tools while balancing your work and home life.

If you are completely new to yoga, it is advisable to learn it under a trained teacher. You can register for the Art of Living Yoga Course at your nearest Art of Living center. This course is fun combined with the various facets of yoga. At the course, you will learn that yoga is not just postures! Pranayamas, meditation and yoga poses put together make a wholesome yoga practice.

Via:- Official

Published By:- AOL Team Buxar

Yoga for Eyes: Improve Eyesight Naturally


Many of the yogic poses/asana and exercises are aimed at improving the functioning of specific organs of the body.

Yoga provides a series of eye exercises that improves the functioning of the eyes and helps to overcome various eye-related problems, such as

  • Myopia or short sightedness
  • Hypermetropia or long sightedness
  • Various other eye-related disorders

In the present day world, about 35% of the population suffers from myopia and hypermetropia in varying degrees.

These disorders are usually overcome using powerful glasses and lenses which correct the refractive errors of the eye. However one needs to understand that glasses never cure bad eyesight. In fact, using powerful glasses can worsen eye problems. Therefore, one should use glasses only when absolutely necessary.

Other than a few diseases such as cataract and glaucoma which occur due to bacterial infections, many eye disorders are related to the malfunctioning of the ocular muscles caused by chronic mental and emotional tensions. Yoga techniques help to alleviate various disorders related to defects in the eye muscles such as myopia and hypermetropia.

Practicing these yoga eye exercises regularly for a few months can go a long way in facilitating the normal functioning of our eyes.

Note: Before starting these exercises, it is always recommended to splash your eyes with cold water a few times. Remember to keep the head and spine straight throughout the exercises.

Therapeutic yoga techniques include exercises such as

  • Palming
  • Blinking
  • Changing focus of eyes from side to side simultaneously
  • Changing focus of eyes forward and sideways simultaneously
  • Rotational viewing
  • Viewing upwards and down simultaneously
  • Preliminary nose tip gazing
  • Near and distant viewing

 1. Palming

Sit quietly with eyes closed and take some deep breaths to relax yourself completely.

Rub the palms of your hands vigorously, until they become warm and place the palms gently over your eye lids.

Feel the warmth of the palms being transferred onto the eyes and the eye muscles relaxing. Your eyes are being bathed in soothing darkness.

Stay in this position until the heat from the hands has been completely absorbed by the eyes.

Keeping the eyes closed, lower the hands

Once again rub the palms and repeat the process at least three times

2. Blinking

 

Sit comfortably with your eyes open.

Blink around 10 times very quickly.

Close your eyes and relax for 20 seconds. Slowly take your attention to your breath.

Repeat this exercise about 5 times.

3. Sideways viewing

 

Sit with legs straight in front of the body.

Now lift the arms keeping your fist closed and your thumbs pointing upward.

Look at a point straight in front of you in level with your eyes.

Keep the head in this fixed position, focus on the following one after the other, by shifting your vision to the

Space between the eyebrows

Left thumb

Space between the eyebrows

Right thumb

Space between the eyebrows

Left thumb

Repeat this exercise 10 to 20 times.

After completing this exercise close your eyes and rest.

Observe the following breathing pattern as you perform the above exercise

Inhale in the neutral position

Exhale while looking to the side.

Inhale and come back to the center.

4. Front and sideways viewing

 

Sit with legs straight in front of the body

Then place the left [closed] fist on the left knee ensuring that the thumb points upwards.

Look at a point straight in front and in level with your eyes.

Keeping the head in this fixed position.

Breathing out, focus your eyes on the left thumb.

Breathing in, focus your eyes at a point in front and in level with your eyes.

Repeat the same process with the right thumb.

Then close your eyes and rest.

5.Rotational viewing

 

Sit with legs straight in front of your body.

Place the left hand on the left knee.

Hold the right fist above the right knee, with the thumb pointing upwards. Keep the elbow straight.

Now keeping the head still, focus your eyes on the thumb.

Make a circle with the thumb, keeping the elbow straight.

Repeat this exercise five times each in clockwise and anti-clockwise direction.

Repeat the process with the left thumb.

Close and rest the eyes and relax completely.

Observe the following breathing pattern during this exercise

Inhale while completing the upper arc of the circle.

Exhale while completing the lower arc.

6. Up and down viewing

 

Sit with legs straight in front of your body.

With both the thumbs pointing upwards, place both the fists on the knees.

Slowly raise the right thumb keeping the arms straight. Follow the motion of the thumb upwards with the eyes.

When the thumb is raised to the maximum, gradually bring it down to the starting position and continue to keep the eyes focused on the thumb all the while keeping the head still.

Repeat the same process with the left thumb.

Practice this 5 times with each thumb.

The head and the spine should be kept straight throughout.

Close the eyes and relax.

Observe the following breathing pattern as you perform the above exercise

Inhale while raising the eyes.

Exhale while lowering the eyes.

7. Preliminary nose tip gazing

 

Sit in a cross-legged pose.

Lift the right arm straight directly in front of the nose.

Making a fist with the right hand, keep your thumb pointing upward.

Focus both eyes on the tip of the thumb.

Now bend the arm and gradually bring the thumb to the tip of the nose, all the while having the eyes focused on the tip of the thumb.

Remain in this position for a while with the thumb held at the tip of the nose with the eyes focused there.

Continuing to gaze at the tip of the thumb, gradually straighten the arm.

This constitutes a single round.

Perform at least five such rounds.

Observe the following breathing pattern as you perform the above exercise

Breathe in while the thumb is pulled to the tip of the nose.

Retain inside while holding the thumb at the tip of the nose.

Breathe out as the arm is straightened.

8. Near and distant viewing

 

Stand or sit by an open window with a clear view of the horizon. Keep the arms by your side.

Focus on the tip of the nose for 5-10 seconds.

Repeat this for about 10 to 20 times.

Close and relax the eyes.

Observe the following breathing pattern

Inhale during close viewing.

Exhale during distant viewing.

 

After completing all the above exercises, lie in shavasan (corpse pose) for a few minutes and relax yourself completely. Breathe gently and normally, and do not resist any thoughts or sensations during the exercise.

In the present day world about 35 % of the population suffers from myopia and hypermetropia in varying degrees. These disorders are usually overcome using powerful glasses and lenses which correct the refractive errors of the eye. However one needs to understand that glasses never cure bad eyesight. In fact, using powerful glasses can worsen eye problems. Therefore, one should use glasses only when absolutely necessary.

Other than a few diseases such as cataract and glaucoma which occur due to bacterial infections, many eye disorders are related to the malfunctioning of the ocular muscles caused by chronic mental and emotional tensions. Yoga techniques help to alleviate various disorders related to defects in the eye muscles such as myopia and hypermetropia. Practicing these exercises regularly for a few months can go a long way in facilitating the normal functioning of our eyes.

Yoga practice helps develop the body and mind bringing a lot of health benefits yet is not a substitute for medicine. It is important to learn and practice yoga postures under the supervision of a trained Art Of Living Yoga teacher. In case of any medical condition, practice yoga postures after consulting a doctor and a Art Of Living Yoga teacher. Find a Art Of Living Yoga course at an Art of Living Center near you. Do you need information on courses or share feedback? Write to us at info@artoflivingyoga.org

Via: Official

Published By: AOL Team Buxar

Yoga : What Is Yoga?


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The Yoga Way of Life!

Derived from the Sanskrit word yuj, Yoga means union of the individual consciousness or soul with the Universal Consciousness or Spirit. Yoga is a 5000 year old Indian body of knowledge. Though many think of yoga only as a physical exercise where people twist, turn, stretch, and breathe in the most complex ways, these are actually only the most superficial aspect of this profound science of unfolding the infinite potentials of the human mind and soul.

The science of Yoga imbibe itself the complete essence of the Way of Life, including – Gyan Yoga or philosophy, Bhakti Yoga or path of devotional bliss, Karma Yoga or path of blissful action, and Raja Yoga or path of mind control. Raja Yoga is further divided into eight parts. At the heart of the Raja Yoga system, balancing and unifying these various approaches, is the practice of Yoga Asana.

Art of Living Yoga

The Art of Living Yoga is a holistic way of life that integrates all elements of ancient knowledge of Yoga, to make a prayerful discipline uniting the body, mind and soul. Along with the series of simple, yet effective yoga postures and breathing techniques, a greater emphasis is placed on the inner experience of meditation, for the well-being of mind and other hidden elements of human existence. We believe when one is in harmony within, the journey through life becomes calmer, happier and more fulfilled.

In The Art of Living Yoga programs, the wisdom and techniques of yoga are taught in a pure, joyful and thorough manner. The programs restore balance by helping to strengthen our body, calm our mind, regain our focus and improve self- confidence. It is a complete package for beginners as well as regular practitioners and has something for everyone – of all age groups.

Regular practice of The Art of Living Yoga has brought remarkable lifestyle changes in the practitioners. They have experienced relief from chronic illnesses and have observed behavioural changes. Participants have reported a healthy, happier living with reduced anxiety, increased tolerance and mindfulness.

The Art of Living Yoga is the secret to better health and greater sense of happiness.

Yoga for All

One of the beauties of the physical practice of yoga is that the poses support and sustain you no matter how old or young, or fit or frail, you come to your mat. As you age, your understanding of asana becomes more sophisticated. You move from working on the external alignment and mechanics of the pose to refining the inner actions to finally just being in the asana.

Yoga has never been alien to us. We have been doing it since we were a baby! Whether it is the Cat Stretch that strengthens the spine or the Wind-Relieving pose that boosts digestion, you will always find infants doing some form of yoga throughout the day. Yoga can be many things to many people. We are determined to help you discover your “Yoga Way of Life!”

Ayurveda: The Science of Life

Ayurveda is the world’s most sophisticated and powerful mind-body health systems. More than a mere system of treating illness, Ayurveda is a science of life!  It offers a body of wisdom designed to help people stay vibrant and healthy while realizing their full human potential. It uses the inherent principles of nature, to help maintain health in a person by keeping the individual’s body, mind and spirit in perfect equilibrium with nature. Practicing Ayurveda also improves your yoga practice, a perfect win-win situation! This section brings you a wide range of Ayurvedic tips and suggestions for a healthier lifestyle.

Breathing Techniques (Pranayama) & Meditation (Dhyaan)

Pranayama is the extension and control of one’s breath. Practicing proper techniques of breathing can help bring more oxygen to the blood and brain, eventually helping control prana or the vital life energy. Pranayama also goes hand in hand with various yoga asanas. The union of these two yogic principles is considered as the highest form of purification and self-discipline, covering both mind and body. Pranayama techniques also prepare us for a deeper experience of meditation. Know more about various pranayama techniques in these sections.

Patanjali Yoga Sutras

This section lays an exclusive commentary by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on the ancient scripture,Patanjali Yoga Sutras, which will enlighten you on the knowledge of yoga, its origin and purpose. The goal of this rendition of the Yoga Sutras is to make the principles and practices of the Yoga Sutras more understandable and accessible. The descriptions of each sutra offered by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar attempts to focus on the practical suggestions of what can be done to experience the ultimate benefits of a yogic lifestyle.

Feeling held back due to a physical ailment? Are emotions taking a toll on your personal and work life? Fill in the form below to learn more about how yoga can aide you in overcoming issues naturally with minimum lifestyle changes.