Category: Spirituality

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 …

Rules for achieving perfect asanas

Asana - A general note for the practitioner  Anybody can practise asanas. But before proceeding to start any hatha yoga program, we must comply with some basic rules. By doing so, the asanas become more efficient and beneficial when we prepare ourselves prior to any practice. 19 unwritten rules you need to follow …

Yogasanas and why we must practise it

Introduction to yogasana Yogasanas, or simply asana, means a state of being in which one can remain physically and mentally steady, calm, quiet and comfortable. “ Sthiram sukham aasanam ”  The above concise definition of yogasana comes from the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. It means “that position which is comfortable …

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 …