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Tadasana

Tadasana, or mountain pose, is a standing yoga pose. It is the first position used in surya namaskar or sun salutations. It is also a starting position for your yoga practice.

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who was bks iyengar

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BKS Iyengar

Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja Iyengar (BKS Iyengar) was a world-renowned yoga teacher who developed a unique style of yoga. He was active in the...

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yoga sutras of patanjali

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Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

The yoga sutras of Pantajali are a set of 196 aphorisms that guide yoga practice. They are one of the most important texts in yoga and offer a...

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understanding yoga nidra and brain waves

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Yoga Nidra

Yoga Nidra, or yogic sleep, is a practice that is both a meditation practice and a meditative state. It can be thought of as dynamic sleep or...

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anjaneyasana low lunge yoga pose

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Anjaneyasana

Anjaneyasana is a lunging pose with the torso upright and arms overhead. Generally, it is taught with the back knee bent and on the ground and the...

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uttanasana, standing forward fold explained

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Uttanasana

Uttanasana is a standing forward bend pose that stretches the hamstrings and lower back. Commonly known as a forward fold, the word Uttanasana...

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what is a mudra, the topic explained

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What Is A Mudra?

A mudra is a hand gesture or position used in meditation, asana, pranayama, and spiritual rituals to add depth to yoga or meditation practice.

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what is a yantra, topic explained

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What Is A Yantra?

A yantra is a sacred geometry symbol developed from ancient wisdom that represents the divine energy of the universe. The word “yantra” comes from...

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the chakra stones and crystals

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Chakra Stones And Chakra Crystals

Chakra healing stones, also called chakra crystals, are stones that connect to the primary seven chakras in the human body. Chakra is the Sanskrit...

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what is a mantra illustration

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What is a Mantra

Mantra is a Sanskrit word - “man” meaning “mind” and “tra” meaning “release.” In Vedism, the definition of mantra is literally ‘sacred utterance’ in...

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