Category - Yoga

Yoga

Awakening the Prana Shakti

I have read many books from time to time written by eminent authors on this most transcendental and yet immediately useful topic. It is not necessary for me to...

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Basti – The Yogic Enema

Sitting in utkatasana, naval deep in water, insert a tube in the anus and contract the anus. This cleansing with water is called basti karma. ~ (“Hatha...

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Nauli – Yogic Abdominal Massage

Lean forward, protrude the abdomen and (the muscles) from right to left with speed, this is called nauli by the siddhas. (“Hatha Yoga Pradipika”...

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Dhauti – Yogic Internal Cleansing

A strip of wet cloth, four angulas wide (3″) and fifteen hands (1¼ metres) in length, is stoutly swallowed and, then taken out, as instructed by the guru...

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Achievement of Yoga in Viyoga

If the mind is defeated, the aspirant is the winner; if the mind is the winner, the aspirant is defeated ~ Kabir Das Attachment to external sensory mental...

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Physical injuries and Yoga

About twenty-five years ago I had several bad falls in a few years – down a flight of steps, off a horse, and two incidents snow skiing. This left me with...

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Healthy Heart with Yoga

Heart disease is an enormous problem in affluent society today. In fact, it is the number one cause of death. Approximately 1 million lives are claimed...

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Modern Medicine and Health

Asked for his opinion of modern medicine and surgery, Swami Satyananda speaks about his own study of medicine and why he believes medical treatment should only...

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Path to real freedom

It is difficult to be oneself while living in modern society. Yet it is the many faces of oneself that give rise to the split personalities and neurotic...

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Laya – the Yoga of Pranayama

There are two paths of self-illumination, the path of expansion and the path of total dissolution. The first path includes many spiritual practices and is...

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