Category: Relaxation

How to stop worrying and live a blissful life

Each one of us experiences some kinds of tensions in our respective lives. However, if you discover yourself worrying so much that you're losing sleep and having a tough time focusing at work, then it is high time to take action. Worry, if left neglected, can frequently lead to stress …

Breath control and how to master it

Breath control: Pranayama Pranayama is the science of proper breathing. It can also be defined as breath control. "Prana" is breath or vital energy in the body. On subtle levels "prana" represents the pranic energy responsible for life or life force, and "ayama" means control. So, pranayama is "Breath Control". Our …

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 …

Relaxation is a scientific art

Relaxation is an art There are various practices which one can develop and utilize to bring about relaxation of the mind and body, thus transforming life into an expression of well-being. Relaxation is also a science. It is based on solid scientific fact. Many people think that relaxation is very …

Suryanamaskara in 12 easy poses

12 easy steps for perfect suryanamaskara The following pictures describe step by step the 12 different suryanamaskara positions together with the associated breathing sequences. Position 1: Prayer pose (Pranamasana) Stand erect with the feet together. Face the sun or the direction of the sun. Place the two palms together in front …