Monthly Archives: September 2014

Padmasana or Lotus Pose: The Asana or Posture for Meditation

Padmasana or Lotus pose is a cross-legged yoga posture which helps deepen meditation by calming the mind. The asana is said to resemble a lotus, to encourage proper breathing for pranayama and meditative practice, and to foster physical stability. Padmasana … Continue reading

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Sirsasana or Headstand: King of Yogasanas

In Headstand (Sirsasana), the body is inverted, and held upright supported by the forearms, while the crown of the head rests lightly on the floor. The practice of sirsasana increases the flow of blood to the brain; improve memory and … Continue reading

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