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YOGIC POSTURES (ASANAS)

YOGIC POSTURES (ASANAS) Dr. Om Juneja Asanas or yogic postures are generally understood to be the essence of yoga in the West. This is not so as they constitute just one of the eight limbs of Ashtanga Yoga, which could be divided in the following parts: The first two limbs constitute the moral and ethical code of Yoga and are called Yama and Niyama. They give us directions for the...

Yoga & Pranayam Package of Baba Ram...

Since many of my friends and followers of Swami Ramdevji Maharaj might naturally be interested, I am giving below the Daily Prnayam Package for information and guidance. This is for those who may not like to ordinarily fall sick and get trapped in the clutches of the so called modern medicine: THE PACKAGE: 1. “OMKAR” (3 times, loudly and with full mental and spiritual...

OMKARA JAPA, NADI SHODHANA PRANAYAMA

OMKARA JAPA (Muttering of Omkara ) Dr. Om Juneja This is the sixth method of pranayama that Swami Ramdev recommends for maintaining good physical, mental and spiritual health. This should be done after we have performed all the five pranayamas that we have discussed in our earlier posts. OM is a mystic word or mantra. It is regarded as the syllable of the supreme Reality and is...

BHRAMARI PRANAYAMA

BHRAMARI PRANAYAMA (Humming Bee Breath ) Dr. Om Juneja         This pranayama induces meditative state by harmonising the mind and directing its awareness inwards. ‘Bhramari’ in Sanskrit means bee and the practice of this pranayama is so called because of the vibrating sound similar to that the humming of a black bee that is created while doing it. This is the fifth method of...

ANULOMA VILOMA PRANAYAMA

ANULOMA VILOMA PRANAYAMA (Alternate Breathing Exercise) Dr. Om Juneja     The science of Pranayama has its foundation in the control of breath or pranic energy, which can be easily acquired by practicing Anuloma Viloma pranayama or the science of alternate breathing. This trains us in maintaining the right balance of breathing through both the nostrils. The primary reason for...

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