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Ardh Matsyendra Asana

Posted by Anshu Gupta on April 11, 2008

Pacifies And Calms: PITTA
Good For: ARTHRITIS (STIFF-JOINTS)
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‘Ardha’ Means Half. This Asana is Named After Yogi Matsyendranath Who First Taught It To The Aspirant Of Hatha Yoga. It Is Said That Matsyendranath Was The Disciple Of Lord Shiva. Continue…

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shavasana

Posted by Anshu Gupta on February 12, 2008

‘Shava Asana’ means posture of a dead body. Also known as ‘Yoga Nidra’ which means yogic method of sleep. It is an asana which claims to provide a satisfactory relaxation of both the body and the mind.

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Posted by Anshu Gupta on February 12, 2008

Surya Namaskar means greeting or bowing the sun. Usually all sessions of  Yoga

asanas begin with the ‘Surya Namaskar’ or sun salutation. It nourishes and energizes
the upper part of the body.

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Rules for Asanas

Posted by Anshu Gupta on February 12, 2008

Before begining asanas get a medical check-updone, if there is a disease first get it treated or practice asanas on the advice of a yoga teacher. Read the rest of this entry »

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