Why you should meditate. Right now! (5 reasons)

“Quiet the mind, and the soul will speak.” ~Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati You can do it anywhere, anytime: Meditation is awareness. About now. About yourself. Nothing else. Most of times, the reason you are not able to even start or think about meditation is that you have certain idea about how meditation is done. Something like this: source: pixabay Which is not true. (though it does look serene :) As such meditation doesn’t require specific setting, sitting etc. Meditation requires you! You can easily meditate on the chair (yes, the chair you are sitting on right now). There is one rule: [...]

2018-01-17T02:40:15+00:00Health|0 Comments

Your many ailments are due to wrong breathing habit!!

Wrong breathing? How? No, you didn’t read wrong. Wrong breathing habit, is more common then we like to believe. And it’s mostly undetected. So, let’s analyse, what is this wrong breathing habit being referred to here? Take a deep breath! Now, observe how you did it!! What did you actually do? Did you inhale as long as possible, while lifting the chest area(in some case even shoulders), filling in your lungs? If little more aware, you must have sat straight (if not already) while doing so. Now: After this breath, did you focus on exhaling also? or your breath just got [...]

2018-01-18T06:30:40+00:00Health|0 Comments

How to sit cross-legged when you are not flexible?

Sitting cross-legged (Padmasana or Sukhasana)   Sitting cross-legged on the floor or on a mat is one of the most preferred sitting postures for practising pranayama and meditation. Any image that shows someone sitting in meditation is by and large in cross legged position (Padmasana or Sukhasana). This is not without reason. Sitting in cross legged position on floor is based on fundamental basis of Yogic practices. Why to sit cross-legged at all? This is valid question asked by many students. The reason is, except for most of the people in South Asia, sitting cross legged doesn’t come naturally. So if [...]

2018-03-20T09:30:42+00:00Health|0 Comments