September 1, 2012 in Yoga and Exercise
Seven years ago I was scouting for a gym to have my everyday workout. I have doubts in mind that if I go through the common gym guided by a fitness instructor, I will grow into a big muscle man and then if I stop, all the muscles will loosen up and turn into obese fat. But then I came across with Yoga.
December 25, 2010 in Yoga and Exercise
Faulty Functioning of Ovaries: Symptoms include Amenorrhoea (absence of menstrual flow in women), Menorrhagia (Excessive bleeding during menstruation) and Metrorrahagia (excessive bleeding from the uterus from onset of the puberty or any age. Recommended yogic exercises: Paranayama, Dhanur Asana, Halasana, Mal Asana, Sarvang Asana, Sirsh Asana.
November 19, 2010 in Yoga and Exercise
According to great sage Patanjali : Asana is needed in order to sit comfortably for a considerable period of time to do Dhyana and Tapas. If this is so, why so many Asanas? Various Asana stretch and relax different muscles and joints. In Pranayama we consciously regulate our breathing. This has a positive effect on health and vital organs.
September 21, 2010 in Yoga and Exercise
It is very difficult to demarcate the beginning of old age because old age is more chronological than biological. Living a certain number of years does not necessarily make one old. In fact old age and senescence are two different things. Where as old age indicates to a particular period of one’s life, senescence means deterioration of biological efficiency and weakening of vitality.
August 31, 2010 in Yoga and Exercise
What is stress?
Stress is any kind of pressure that effect a person in his daily life. This effect may be healthy or unhealthy depending on his reactions on the stress factors. As per this definition there are three factors which make up the stress. The first is the causative factors also called stressor, second is the individual make up of the person affected, and third is the reaction of the individual [...]
Cancer : What is it and how it occurs?
Cancer is an uncontrolled growth of the cells in the body. The cells in the body have the prefixed span of life. Normally, as the cell ages, it undergoes a process of programmed cell death, called as apoptosis, which is controlled by the genetic material (DNA) present in the nucleus of each cell. The genes which can produce cancer (oncogenes) are also present [...]
“Just as fire burns the impurities of the minerals from the rocks, so also internal impurities are removed by pranayama.” – Brhadyogi-yajnavalkya-smruti
“With the accomplishment of the practice of pranayama
one perceives effulgent light, becomes omniscient and attains longevity.” – Kumbhaka Padhati
From the physiological points of view the effects of pranayama may [...]
February 17, 2009 in Natural Diet
We ought to remember always that NATURAL FOOD IS BOTH PREVENTIVE AND CURATIVE OF MOST AILMENTS. At least 25% of total food intake should be Fruits; another 25% should be the very salads, uncooked, raw, without any dressing, salt or spices. At least 20% of the remaining food intake, needs to be lightly-cooked vegetables. And the rest may consist of whole grain bread, unpolished rice, sprouted legumes, [...]
Diabetes is a metabolic disorder characterized by hyperglycemia (high glucose levels) and glycosuria and occurs because of relative deficiency or diminished effectiveness of insulin – a hormone secreted by Pancrease, which regulates, the carbohydrate metabolism. Diabetes the future epidemic, having three hundred million patients at present throughout the world creating measure challenge towards [...]
January 28, 2009 in Yoga and Exercise
Holistic health is a concept where in one looks out for total health. Yogic concept of health is also based on the same holistic approach. Yoga means integration, to join with each other, to become whole, total and complete at all levels – physical, mental, emotional and spiritual.
It is heartening to note that more and more people are now becoming conscious of holistic health. Holistic health [...]