Tag - Yoga

yoga of eating food

Yoga of Eating Food with Hands

Eating food with hands is a part of tradition, culture, ritual and health based on the concept of Pancha Karma Indriya (five organs of action) and Pancha Jnana Indirya (five organs of senses) of Yoga and Ayurveda in India.The food intake is not merely a way to satisfy the hunger, 
but to sublimate the senses and infuse satisfaction. 
It is a way to nourish the inner Self.Traditionally, the six tastes (sweet, salty, pungent, astringent, sour and bitter) and
varied food items are served all together
on one platter (called Thali) which
immediately [...]

mudra of creation

The Mudra of Creation and Annihilation of Space “Ether – Akasha Mudra”

Akasa is the “space element”and Vardhaka means “to increase.”This Mudra is commonly known as Akasa Mudra, it is also called Akasa Vardhaka Mudra in Ayurveda. It is an Asamyukta (single hand) Mudra. It belongs to the Yoga Tattva Mudra Vijnana and Yogic tradition.Among the five elements, it is Akasha which is all pervasive and indestructible. This element brings us the awareness of everything and nothing at the same time. The root of the word "Sukha" and "Dukha" is also akasha. "Kha" means space and "Sukha" here means a pleasant [...]

yoga for women

Yoga for Women

“Disease can only take hold in the female body when her Shakti energy is impaired and runs counter to the rhythms of Mother moon” Maya TiwariWe all come to yoga for different reasons.  We seek increased strength in our muscles, openness in our tissues, spiritual understanding and healing. As women in western cultures, we have been sold the belief that we can do it all, raise a family and run a household, work, be lover, friend, sister, and daughter.  We work to maintain our responsibilities and the health of [...]