Origin of Ashtanga Yoga – Yoga Korunta

Ashtanga Yoga History  The method of AshtangaYoga is derived from an ancient Sage Vamana in his text called “Yoga Korunta.” Although many books on Yoga written, Vāmana Ṛṣi (devanāgarī: वामन ऋषि) is the one who has focused on a complete practical method. Yoga Korunta: Background and Findings The discovery of Yoga Korunta: Sri T. Krishnamacharya travelled to Calcutta…

The meaning of OM and its essence in Yoga

OM or AUM (Sanskrit: ॐ) is a sacred sound scripture symbol, representing the universe within its vibration. It is also a mantra in Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism. I notice in my Yoga classes that everyone accepts and enjoys chanting OM. However, chances are they have little ideas of its essence. It just feels right! Isn’t it? I thought to…

Chakra and Yoga – An introduction to the ancient Science

The word Chakra derives from the Sanskrit word “Wheel” or more precisely, The rotating wheel. The chakra is such an extraordinary system that governs and channel energy in our body. Chakra system defined in different ancient cultures including ancient Vedic/ Hinduism, and Buddhism, and widely mentioned in Mayan, Inka, Egyptian, Babylonian and more cultures in history.…

Jal Neti – An important Yogic purification

Jal Neti is something that I learned in early childhood in my family seeing my uncle, father and mother performing it. With the time, it also integrated into my morning ritual. I experience the powerful benefits of Jal Neti kriya and would love to share in this post. It is not a surprise it is…