Breathing matters more than food

Breathing mechanics Since breathing is an automatic process, we rarely give any thought to it. We take it for granted. The respiratory system of a human being is a very complex system. But does anyone know how the lungs absorb air? We are aware that it happens, but why it …

Breathing science called Pranayama

Proper breathing science Our whole life is entirely dependent on breathing. If we stop breathing then life itself ceases in the body. We can survive for a few days without drinking water, a few months without taking food, but how long can the average person survive without drawing air into …

Paths of yoga and its structure

Structuring the different paths of yoga  There are many different paths of yoga, well over a hundred different types. However, most of these separate paths are only slight variations of a few basic forms of yoga practices. These numerous variations arise from modifications designed to suit the temperaments and beliefs …

Yoga: From where it originated

Defining yoga Many people think of yoga primarily in terms of physical postures and exercises. While others think that it is a religion. However, this is not the case. Yoga is an ancient art based on a harmonizing system of development for the body, mind, and spirit. It refers to a comprehensive system …

Meditate and unlock your mind

Why I meditate, and why you must also? Meditate, meditate and meditate. Meditation is the only way that will allow us to explore our minds. "Meditation is to the mind what exercise is to the body." ~ John Thornton ~ We all have potential which is beyond even our wildest …

Why we must practise meditation and the benefits of doing so

Defining meditation Meditation is very difficult to define in concrete terms. It is not just about sitting down on a mat and closing the eyes for some time thinking that we have been meditating. It usually happens that we brood over problems and think of external happenings while in this so-called state …