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Daughter of the Mountain
When you go to the Himalayas only for sightseeing, your senses become captive of the breathtaking beauty of the mountain. But when you go there for spiritual seclusion things are altogether different. You need to prepare yourself first for such an experience. Because along with beauty you also see unity. You will find a spiritual ecosystem flourishing everywhere.
Posted On : 27 May 2017
Software / IT professionals, it's the right time to act
When everybody seems to be talking about job cuts and unemployment in the Software / IT industry you need to take more care of yourself. Act NOW! Here are some tips.
Posted On : 13 May 2017
Three stages of Pranayama - Perspiration, Tremors and Steadiness
In classical Hatha Yoga the practice of Pranayama is has been considered extremely important. There is a reason for this huge emphasis given to Pranayama. In Kaliyuga controlling the mind using purely meditative practices is very difficult. Many reasons can be sited for this difficulty. Wrong diet, environmental degradation and pollution, modern life style are some of them. Hatha Yoga tries to address the problem using Prana. Hatha Yoga says Prana and mind are two sides of the same coin. If you control mind Prana comes under control and if you control Prana mind too comes under control.
Posted On : 01 May 2017
Effect of Ajapa on Breathing, Heart Beats and Blood Pressure
Meditation is being used worldwide as an effective way to deal with stress. Although this benefit is bit gross as compared to spiritual benefits, it's still a very important benefit. A healthy mind is a prerequisite to attain deep meditative states. Modern science has done a lot of research on stress and bodily parameters under stressful conditions. I won't go into the minute details of the findings made by modern science here. However, it would be worthwhile to take a quick look at the effects of stress on human body. That way you can relate how Ajapa Meditation is better equipped to deal with stress than many other meditation techniques.
Posted On : 28 Nov 2016
That mystic pause during Ajapa....
Ajapa is one of the chief practice of Natha Sampradaya and Shaivism in general. Since ancient time this practice has become so important and popular that other sects have absorbed it even though they may reject the other philosophical ideas of Natha Sampradaya / Shaivism. This popularity only underlines the importance of Ajapa in meditation and yoga.
Posted On : 06 Sep 2016
Our new book on Kundalini Yoga (Marathi)
We are pleased to announce the release of our new book titled Nath Sanketicha Danshu (Marathi). In addition to the topics such as Kundalini, Chakras, Pranas and Ashtanga Yoga this book covers many topics not found in general KY books such as foundations of Shaivism and Nath sect, Ajapa Sadhana, Japa Sadhana as per Shiva Purana, Stages of progress and more. Get your copy today. You can read more details here.
Posted On : 17 Feb 2015
New Website in Marathi
We are pleased to announce our new Marathi website on Ajapa Meditation. This website describes Ajapa Sadhana, an easy technique that combines breath awareness and meditation. We hope our Marathi readers will like the new website. The new website can be accessed here. If you are interested to receive email updates about this website please subscribe to the Email Newsletter on the new website.
Posted On : 21 Oct 2014
Navratri for Yoga Practitioners
The festival of Navratri is celebrated in various parts of the country with great devotion and zeal. While most of the people follow the path of ritualistic worship of the Goddess, one can also celebrate it through yogic practices and disciplines.
Posted On : 26 Sep 2014
6 Tips to Enhance Your Practice of Pranayama
Pranayama is an important practice of Hatha Yoga. One peculiar feature of Hatha Yoga is the emphasis on Pranayama with Kumbhaka and Mudras for the purpose of awakening the sleeping Kundalini. Those of you who are using Pranayama in this manner should be careful to know your breath retention capacity. The practice of Pranayama, if coupled with the tips mentioned below, can be much more enjoyable and comfortable than otherwise. So, here are some tips for you...
Posted On : 29 May 2014
Best Place on Planet Earth - Your Yoga Mat!
We all have some place where we find ourselves most comfortable. To some it might be their own room, to some others it might be their farmhouse or bungalow. Whatever it may be people love that place because they can unwind themselves there. Not only for the sake of relaxing, they also hide themselves there during tough times. For a yogi, such a place is his own Yoga Mat.
Posted On : 15 Feb 2014
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