Category: Healing

The importance of food that we eat

The importance of food that we eat The food we eat is what we become. This is a fact, as old and true as the scriptures. We are the food that we eat. So, the importance of food that we eat should not be neglected. In fact, it can make …

Concentrated gazing for perfect vision

Defining concentrated gazing  Concentrated gazing (Trataka) means "to look" or to gaze". Trataka is the last of the shatkarmas. It acts as a stepping stone between physically oriented practices and mental practices which lead to higher states of awareness. The practice of trataka involves gazing at a point or object without …

Frontal brain cleansing boosts memory

Defining frontal brain cleansing (Kapalbhati) Frontal brain cleansing (Kapalbhati) is an excellent practice that purifies the frontal portion of the brain. Also, it massages the abdominal organs and improves respiration. It is a powerful method of waking up the mind. The word kapal means "cranium", "forehead" or "frontal lobe of the brain". Bhati means …

Nasal cleansing bestows clairvoyance

Nasal cleansing practices Nasal cleansing (Neti) is intended mainly to the cleaning of the air passageways in the head.  As mentioned in the previous blog, there are 4 different types of neti. Jala (water) neti, passing warm saline water through the nose. Sutra (thread) neti, passing a soft thread through the nose. Ghrita (ghee) neti, passing clarified butter through the …

Body purification techniques for vital health

Body purification for achieving our goal of self realization Our body is an instrument for self-realization. So we must treat it like a temple. Thus, for it to perform at a very high level, we must keep it clean, strong and healthy. If the body breaks down, then we will …