Antar Mauna is a powerful meditation that consists of several distinct techniques that you practise in a sequence. Each step trains your mind differently. The meditation helps you undo identifying with your mind's content and instead connect with the peaceful silence underlying all thoughts. This article will teach you all you need to know about the Antar Mauna meditation, including how to practise it by yourself.
Satyananda Yoga or Bihar Yoga is the most prominent yoga school in northern India. It is a modern yoga style, yet firmly rooted in the yogic tradition. Satyananda Yoga offers a complete and coherent system of practices that makes it possible to explore yoga in depth. This article will explain everything you need to know about the Satyananda method and what it is that makes it so powerful.
Whether or not yoga can be authentic is a hot topic that stirs up emotion. Authentic yoga implies that there could also be inauthentic yoga, and no yoga practitioner or teacher is keen on belonging to that category. Therefore, many reject the idea of authentic yoga. But I think authenticity is relevant because it has to do with honesty and truthfulness. As yoga practitioners, it is in our interest to be authentic.
Dozing off while meditating can be both frustrating, embarrassing and demotivating. When you take time off to work with yourself, and you end up napping, it can feel like you are wasting your time. So how to stop falling asleep while meditating? Here are 15 tried and tested strategies to stay awake during meditation.
This article is about when and under what conditions you can start pranayama. I will let you know what I think is essential for taking up a practice and what I believe isn't. If you are new to yogic breathing exercises yourself, these are challenging waters to navigate. Most yoga teachers have shallow knowledge of pranayama. Whenever there is a lack of knowledge, fear tends to creep in.
Some yoga teachers and practitioners use the term holistic to describe what they teach and practice. What does it mean exactly, and why is it that you can take your yoga to new heights by adopting a holistic approach?
In this article, I will show you how to plan your pranayama practice so that you can get the most out of it. A proper sequence assures profound and harmonious results while you can miss out on the benefits and even get adverse effects if you get it wrong.
Yoga nidra is a yogic relaxation method that rapidly brings you into a state of deep relaxation. However, this state is so close to sleep that you easily can drift off and fall asleep altogether. Use these ten tactics to stay aware and benefit more from your practice.
In this article, I will explain how to combine yoga and meditation effectively. As a result, you will be able to trigger a more thorough physical healing, access profound mental relaxation and dissolve deep-seated psychic knots.