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Tadasana is a standing asana in modern yoga as exercise. Tadasana is not described in medieval Hatha yoga 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 yoga poses, Tadasana or Mountain Pose is simple and un-technical. For that reason ego, most yoga practitioners ignore or pass over this pose. Tadasana is .
Kundalini yoga is derived from kundalini which is defined in Vedantic culture as the energy that lies dormant at the base of the spine until it is activated and channeled upward through the chakras in the process of spiritual perfection. Kundalini is believed to be power associated with the divine feminine. Kundalini yoga as a school of yoga is influenced by Shaktism and Tantra schools of Hinduism. It derives its name through a focus on .
Rolpai Dorje who is known as the 4th Karmapa wearing the black crown and Khacho Wangpoa was the 2nd Shamarpa. The Life of Karmapa Rolpai Dorje In this portion, we are going to learn the life of the Karmapa Rolpai Dorje, after the short etymological description of the word Karmapa Rolpai Dorje itself. Etymology of Rolpai Dorje Rolpaie Dorje (1340- 1383) was the fourth Gyalwa Karmapa. Earlier, we learn about the life of Rolpaie Dorje. Now, we are going .
Tantric Buddhism usually refers to a special esoteric school of Buddhist philosophy, practice, and art ‘based on treatises known as tantras’. It emerged in northeast India during the fifth or sixth centuries CE and then formed its distinctive features around the seventh century CE. Afterward, it expanded geographically outward to the Himalayas, East Asia, and Southeast Asia. What Is Tantra? Countless practices of several Asian religions have been lumped together by western scholars under the heading "tantra." The .
In the Vedic and Upanishad periods of Yoga, total abstinence from sexual intercourse (brahmacharya), whether by action, mind or word was considered to be one of the highest virtues leading to Yoga. Yoga Practise Later exponents of Yoga, however, interpreted the injunction toward a continent life to mean that one should maintain a dispassionate attitude toward sexual matters and that there should be purity in sex. Some of the earlier Yogins stated that Yoga is mainly for .
There has been an expansion of micro-sized industries in past decade and they have played the vital role in Nepal's economy. One of the prevalent and famous micro-business in Nepal is the cottage industry. It is easy to set up these as people with limited skills can easily start a micro business from their own home. Cottage industry normally produces handmade products which can attract a lot of tourists. Although the history of handicrafts goes back .
The actual origin of the Thangka paintings has been a subject of confusion. Some stories claim that Thangka originated from Tibet, some claim that they have been originated from Nepal, while some claim from India. Is it Nepal? Though Thangka painting is believed to be painted in Tibet at first the real origin is from Nepal. It is because during the reign of King Songtsen Gampo in 6th century he invited artists from Nepal to paint the .
Tantra Tantra is a Sanskrit word that can be broken into two sub-words: tan and tra Tan - meaning expansion Tra - meaning translating into tool In other words, tantra is the tool of expansion. It is a purely spiritual practice. The way of practicing tantra is known as tantrism. There have been different concepts and practices of tantrism till the date. The practice of tantrism varies in the Eastern and Western world. Tantrism in Eastern World In the Eastern world, Tantrism is a .
The Four Heavenly Kings have been a staple in Buddhist art for centuries, with two distinct visual forms: a royal representation in India and Southeast Asia and a warrior-like depiction in Central and East Asia. In Korea, the interpretation of these figures has been limited to their Sanskrit title, "Lokapala," which translates to 'guardians of the world.' Shakyamuni Buddha, also known as The Historical Buddha, has invoked the aid of the Four Heavenly Kings in .