Yoga Sutras – Vikalpa : Delusion / Imagination / Fancy Shabda-jnaanaanupaatii-vastu-shoonyo vikalpah  Verbal delusion is caused by the identification with words that have no basis in reality.   Commentary by Swami Vishnudevananda   “Verbal delusion is...
Yoga for Health : Sciatica

Yoga for Health : Sciatica

Sciatica refers to a sharp, lightning-like pain which shoots down the back of the leg. It occurs if the herniating material from a ruptured lumbar spinal disc impinges on the delicate nerve roots emerging from the lower three lumbar and first two sacral segments of...
Yoga Benefits

Yoga Benefits

Yoga Benefits Flexibility is the word that comes to mind when we think of the yoga benefits. Yoga practitioners executing pretzel-like poses is prove enough. So, other than flexibility and a body great enough to contend with Jennifer Anniston, what benefits does yoga...
How to Drink Water?

How to Drink Water?

Drinking water at the end of a meal is akin to drinking poison. It kills the Jathaaragni (that aspect of prana or energy which enables the body to digest food) thereby making the food rot inside the system instead of getting digested. This in turn leads to excess acid...
Sunstroke Cure and Prevention

Sunstroke Cure and Prevention

Sunstroke is known by many names as ‘thermic fever’, ‘heatstroke’ or ‘siriasis’. All the synonyms indicate one common thing, i.e. ‘Serious medical emergency.’ Sweltering summer days not only make the environment uncomfortable but they also tend to raise our body...
Lower Back Pain Cause and Cure

Lower Back Pain Cause and Cure

In our modern sedentary lifestyles, lower back pains are currently one of the most common problems reported by office workers and students alike. The lower back is made up of the vertebrae of the spine, as well as ligaments and muscles. Intervertebral discs are found...

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