Meditation

Are You Happy with Your Meditation Practice? Here’s a look at 7 practices that may suit your style…By Chinmay Yoga

We all are aware of how meditation and mindful breathing can have physical as well as mental benefits. However, not all type of meditation may be suitable for everyone. The meditation practices have been receiving mixed responses. Though on a basic level, all types of meditation are meant to consciously cultivate the mind, people may …

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Puffing your chest enhances ‘Breath Retention’ during Pranayam

The popular Hindi idiom “garv se chati phul jana’ has both literal as well as figurative connotations. Figuratively, it signifies a ‘victory over the strains and tribulations of life’. Literally, it means expanding or bulging your chest up to the maximum during inhalation. The term Pranayma consists of prana + ayama i.e. ‘lengthening of your …

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Glimpsing Meditation through Kapalbhati

‘Meditation’ and ‘Kapalbhati’ might seem to be in complete dissent with each other for most of the moderate practitioners. It is only the ‘very few’ ‘evolved practitioners’ of Kapalbhati, who perform with absolute focus or awareness, experience that magical, magnetic and mystical impact of this kriya. The craving to remain in that unique state of …

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Stiffness to Stillness…with Yoga

Satara Hill Half Marathon 2015, an unforgettable experience. The visit was intended to deliver a talk on ‘Role of Yoga’ in making ‘Runners Better Runners’. It ended up being a ‘once in a lifetime experience’ making its way to the list of my proudest moments. Unprepared, unplanned, unexperienced & unexpectedly, I completed my first Half …

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