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Thursday, October 9, 2008

YOGA {Art of Life}




What is yoga?The answer is very wide,it is both mental and physical.Yoga means '' yuj'' that means to join. Yoga is a process to control and develop the mind and body to attain good health,balance of mind and self-realization.
We hear the word "YOGA" from everyone, but unfortunately most of us do not really know What is Yoga? Merely performing yogic exercises [ASANA] does not constitute YOGA.It is only one side of Yoga,Which is related to physical concept.It should be clearly understood that Yoga is a real source to lead a well knit life.The main theme of Yoga is to achieve self-realisation and attaing control over the mind.After following a systematic way of life, discipline and principles, one can attain self-realisation and control over his mind.
Man has lost his decision making power and control over his mind and body which provides discipline and systematic pattern to life.

IMPORTANCE OF YOGA
1.IMPROVES CARDIO-VASCULAR SYSTEM.
2.CONTROL OF SENSE ORGANS.
3.DEVELOPS CONCENTRATION.
4.REMOVE ORTHO-PROBLEMS.
5.IMPROVES HEALTH AND HYGIENE.
6.CURES MANY DISEASES.
7.GOOD POSTURE.
8.PROPER FUNCTION OF DIGESTIVE SYSTEM.

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

SUKH ASANA


PROCESS - SUKHA refers to comfort.Sit comfortably cross legged.The back and head should be straight.Keep your hands in gayan mudra.
BENEFITS - It's a meditative pose.
Gives relief from pains in the region of thighs and knees.


PADAM ASANA


PROCESS - Sit straight.Then place the left foot on the right thigh and the right foot on left thigh.Remember your back and neck should be straight.Keep your hands on the knees in gayan mudra.
BENEFITS - It is a meditative pose.
Reduce fat in the region of thighs.
It,s very good for nervous system.

VAJRA ASANA


PROCESS - Fold both the legs and place them under the hips.Your back and neck should be straight.Both knees should be joined together.Keep the hands on the knee in veetrag mudra.Stay in this pose for about 2 to 15 minutes after the meals.It's a good for digestive system.
BENEFITS - It is a meditative pose.
Cure all types of digestive disorders.

YOG MUDRA ASANA


PROCESS - Sit in padamasana or vajra asana.Take both the hands backward and hold the left hand with the right hand.Exhale and bend forward.Place the chin on the floor.Stay in this pose for about 10 to 60 seconds.Inhale and slowly come back.
BENEFITS - Cure gastric problem.
It cure constipation.
Good for diabetes.