Category: Meditation

Simple guide to the 7 main chakras (energy vortices) of the body

Understanding the 7 chakras (energy vortices) The pranic body is an electromagnetic field which carries the imprint of health and vitality. It is powered by the 7 main chakras, or energy vortices (psychic centres). These vortices are highly energised and precise. They receive and store the vital life force (prana). They …

Simple meditation guide for very busy people

Start practising meditation now Life has become very complex in the 21st century. Despite all the technological advances we are indeed struggling for existence. We are enslaved by our addiction to material things. Ultimately, we have no time to study philosophical and religious books, or to practise meditation. That's the reason …

Pre-meditative exercises – How to loosen your body

Pre-meditative exercises - A must? That's a great question. Why we must practise pre-meditative exercises? In our previous post we talked about the unwritten rules that we must comply with before starting any hatha yoga program. However, apart from the earlier mentioned basic rules, we must also make sure that our …

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 …