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Frog Pose Yoga: Unlocking Flexibility and Strength

Frog Pose, known in Sanskrit as Mandukasana, is a significant asana in yoga, focusing on the hips and groin. This pose’s name comes from its resemblance to a frog’s stance.

Mandukasana can be invigorating and meditative when performed correctly, offering a unique combination of stretch and strength. It’s accessible to beginners

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What do you call a Person that Practices Yoga? Hi Yogi

Yoga, an ancient practice rooted in Indian philosophy, ia derived from the Sanskrit word “Yuj,” meaning to join or unite, symbolizing the union of body and consciousness. From Yogi to Yogi and Sadhu to Sadhu, this practice has evolved over thousands of years. In the process of creating historical texts pivotal

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Sushumna, Ida and Pingala Nadi: Exploring the Pathways

We dive into the essential aspects of yogic energy channels – the sushumna, ida, and pingala nadis. Central to this exploration is the sushumna nadi, the pivotal energy pathway running along the spine, crucial in various yoga traditions for spiritual energy flow. We investigate the ida and pingala nadis, embodying

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Sphinx and Seal Yoga Pose: Salamba Bhujangasana Guide

The Sphinx Pose, or Salamba Bhujangasana in Sanskrit, is a fundamental yoga posture renowned for its simplicity and profound benefits. This beginner-level asana is an excellent introduction to backbends and core strengthening exercises in yoga. Its close cousin, Seal Pose in Yin Yoga, offers advanced practitioners a deeper backbend.
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Understanding Purusha and Prakriti in Samkhya

In the realms of Samkhya and Classical Yoga, as presented in the Yoga Sutras, the concepts of Purusha (soul or consciousness) and Prakriti (matter or nature) form the basis of their dualistic philosophy. This distinction, pivotal in these philosophical systems, is often not fully grasped by contemporary yoga instructors. The

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25 Best Books on Ashtanga Yoga – Deepen Your Practice

Exploring the world of Ashtanga Yoga is a transformative journey that blends physical discipline with spiritual growth. For practitioners and enthusiasts alike, books on Ashtanga Yoga serve as invaluable guides. Guides offering insights into this ancient practice’s techniques, philosophy, and history. 

Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced yogi, the literature

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