International Yoga Day – 21 June 2019

21 June 2019 is International Yoga Day. Recognizing its universal appeal, on 11 December 2014, the United Nations proclaimed 21 June as the International Day of Yoga by resolution 69/131. According to US National Institutes of Health, yoga may help one to feel more relaxed, be more flexible, improve posture, breathe deeply, and get rid […]

Surya Namaskara 12 Postures & Benefits

Surya Namaskara 12 Postures & Benefits are detailed here. Surya Namaskara is performed before taking breakfast in the morning or in the evening. During all these positions, movements of the limbs and breathing must be very, very slow and rhythmical. Sudden jerks of any part of the body and hard inhalation and exhalation in quick […]

Surya Namaskara Mantras

Surya Namaskara Mantras – Here are the mantras pronounced during Surya Namaskara. Mantras can be pronounced at the start of each Surya Namaskara. Bijas or the 12 Mantras specific to the asana is chanted while performing each asana. Most of the performers, meditate the mantras mentally. Usually, 12 Surya Namaskaras are practised per cycle. Mantra to […]

How to do Surya Namaskara

How to do Surya Namaskara? Here is the method or procedure of Surya Namaskara.. When to perform Surya Namaskara? Like most Yoga asanas, Surya Namaskara is also recommended to perform on an empty stomach, before any intake of food or milk. It is generally performed in the early morning before breakfast or in the evening. […]

Surya Namaskara

Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutation) is a common sequence of Asanas according to Sanatan Dharma. The fundamental origin of Surya Namaskara lie in India where Hindus worship Surya Deva, the Sun God. The Surya Namaskar is a combination of sequence of movements and asanas which can be practised on varying levels of awareness, ranging from that […]