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About Alignment

It is the process of arrangement in a straight line or incorrect relative positions.

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Five Elements of Human Body

The is made up of five , , , , and . In the same way, a human is also made up of these five elements called panchamahabhuta. The of these five elements is an essential pre-requisite for someone advancing in practice. Whether we know it or not, all practices on the five elements. The foundation of yoga therapy and of  is also a knowledge of these elements (tattwas). Ayurveda uses these .

Trikonasana- Modern yoga Triangle Pose

Trikonasana or Utthita Trikonasana is known as Triangle Pose is a standing in as exercise. Variations include Baddha Trikonasana and Parivrtta Trikonasana. Trikonasana is a standing that requires strength, balance, and flexibility. In this posture, both arms extend with the legs spread apart and one foot turned at a 90-degree angle. The upper bends toward the lead foot so that one arm reaches toward but not necessarily touching, .
What is Anusara Yoga?

Modern Hatha yoga – Anusara yoga

is a modern school of founded by John Friend who is known as an American . In , Anu means “with” and Sara means “flow.” Therefore, Anusara may be translated as “flowing with grace” or “ state.” Anusara is rooted in a non-dual that we are all inherently good. It draws from this that life is a that we are invited to remember and celebrate in .
tadasana

Mother of all Asana- Tadasana

Tadasana is a standing in as exercise.  Tadasana is not described in medieval texts. It is the basis for several other standing asanas. Tadasana is also known as the mother of all asana. Tadasana is also known as mountain pose. Whilst not the most exciting of poses, Tadasana or Mountain Pose is simple and un-technical. For that reason ego, most practitioners ignore or pass over this pose. .
Hatha Yoga

Hatha Yoga – Origin, Benefits and Asanas

is the tradition most familiar to Western . The term is derived from the ha, meaning “,” and tha, meaning “moon.” The practice aims to unite the active and receptive qualities represented by each celestial being. Hatha is a branch of yoga. In , hatha yoga is associated with popular tradition with the of the Natha through its founder Matsyendranath. Almost all Hatha yogic texts belong .
Vinyasa yoga

What is Vinyasa yoga?

Vinyasa is a smooth transition between in styles of as such as Vinyasa Krama , Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, and Bikram Yoga. Especially, Vinyasa yoga is practiced when movement is paired with the breath. Description of Vinyasa yoga The vinyasa of yoga used as exercise including Pattabhi Jois’s 1948 Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga and its spin-off schools such as Beryl Bender Birch’s 1995 Power Yoga and others like Baptiste Yoga, .

All you need to know about Yoga

is a group of physical, mental, and or disciplines which originated in . is one of the six astika schools of philosophical traditions. There is a broad variety of yoga schools, practices, and goals in , , and Jainism. The term “Yoga” in the Western world often denotes a modern form of and yoga as exercise, consisting largely of the postures or . Origin of Yoga .

Tibetan medicine – Elements, Energies, and Diagnosis

is a science, , and that provides a holistic approach to care. It is a science because its principles are enumerated in a systematic and logical framework based on an understanding of the and its relationship to the environment. It is an art because it uses diagnostic based on the creativity, insight, subtlety, and of the medical practitioner. And it is a philosophy because it embraces the .

The Preparation of the Thangka Painting Surface

Steps for Preparing a Thanka The of pursued their in an orderly and systematic I way. When creating they proceeded through six clearly defined steps: The first step was the preparation of the . Second, came the establishment of a on that surface by means of a sketch or transfer. The third step involved laying down the initial coats of paint, and that was followed .

Goddess Durga – The killer of demon Durgamasur

is the original manifested form of Mother or . The meaning of Durga is  “the inaccessible” or “the invincible”, is the most popular incarnation of  and one of the main of the Goddess  in the  pantheon. Parvati took the form of Durga to kill the demon . Goddess Durga and festivals In , Goddess Durga is worshiped during . Durga is worshipped in ten forms with one form for each day in Nepal and celebrated across .