Yog Niketan Dham

Yoga for OCD

What is Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)?  Yoga for OCD defines as a mental disorder concerned with extreme anxiety. Yoga describes it as a psychiatric disorder—people who live a highly stressful life quickly come under the influence of OCD. A person suffering from it becomes very sentimental, lives under fear and aggression, grows unnatural behaviour, etc. In …

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Shalbhasana

Shalbhasana, or Locust pose, came into existence after a great yogi, Shalabh, revealed this posture to cure back problems. Salabhasana or Locust pose is an intermediate level asana practised after laying on the stomach. Shalbhasana should practise with an empty stomach. Therefore, we manifest Salabhasana briefly during our Yoga Teacher Training Programmes and Yoga Retreats. …

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Chaturanga Dandasana

Chaturanga Dandasana, or four-limbed staff pose, is a momentous asana in the practice of Hatha Yoga,  Ashtanga Yoga, and the Sun salutation series. In Sanskrit, Chatur means Four, Anga represents limbs, and Danda means staff. It resembles the spine of a human being. It is pronounced as Chaturanga Dandasana “Cha-tur-anga- dandasana.”               …

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Surya Bhedi Pranayama

Surya Bhedi pranayama, or Right Nostril piercing pranayama, constructs two words Surya (Sun)+ Bhedna (piercing). It is one of the essential Pranayamas mentioned in the Hatha Yoga Pradipika by Swatamaram. Surya Bhedi pranayama, As per Yogic Scriptures, the left nostril is called Ida or Chandra Nadi(moon nostril), and the right nostril represents Surya or Pingla(Sun …

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Ujjayi Pranayama

Ujjayi Pranayama, Ujjayi word comes from the language of  Sanskrit. It means ‘victorious’ and has a root in the Sanskrit, Ujji word, which means to attain a higher level.  Ujjayi Pranayama is also called triumph over decay and death. It is because it deeply works on the physical, pranic, and mental bodies. Hatha Yoga Pradipika …

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Kundalini

Kundalini word came from the Sanskrit language. Kundalini signifies the arising of energy or consciousness situated at the spinal cord’s base, coiled like a serpent.  Scientists have been innovating new technologies; Yogis from ancient India researched it and showed it as a medium of self-realization. One of the ancient texts, Purush Sukta, describes Kunda-lini Shakti as:- There …

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