How To Do Full Spinal Twist Pose (Purna Matsyendrasana), Benefits and Precautions

How To Do Full Spinal Twist Pose (Purna Matsyendrasana), Benefits and Precautions
How To Do Full Spinal Twist Pose (Purna Matsyendrasana), Benefits and Precautions
Matsyendrasana

What is Matsyendrasana

The yoga pose Matsyendrasana is named after the great yogi Matsyendranath. Purna Matsyendrasana is the advanced version of Ardha Matsyendrasana. In English, it is called as ‘full spinal twist pose’. Most people can do Ardha matsyendrasana easily. However, to perform purna matsyendrasana, there is a need for sufficient practice and flexibility thereby to skip injuries to the body. It is one of the excellent asanas for the health of the spine and back. However, precautions should be taken by the person who initially starts practicing this pose.

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Rauwolfia Serpentina (Sarpagandha) Uses, Benefits, Dosages and Side Effects

Sarpagandha uses and benefits

Rauwolfia root introduction

Rauwolfia Serpentina (Sarpagandha) is one of the important ayurvedic medicinal herbs. The root of this herb has been used since ancient times. The importance of the root and the alkaloids obtained from it has been recognized in the modern system of medicine in the treatment of hypertension and Neuro-psychiatric disorders.

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The Yoga Institute Santacruz Yoga Training Courses And Classes in Mumbai

The Yoga institute overview

The Yoga Institute Santacruz, Mumbai was established in 1918 by Sh. Yogendra. It is the oldest yoga center in the world, says the yoga institute. The basic motto of the yoga institute is to bring this ancient system of preventive therapy to the households of the common man. Because of his contribution to yoga, Sh. Yogendra is known as the father of the modern yoga renaissance. The institute caters to the demand of thousands of yoga sadhaks every day. Besides this, the institute running yoga teacher training courses, regular yoga classes and also has a good compilation of publications on yoga. Under the leadership of Smt. Hansaji Jayadeva, the yoga institute successfully completes 100 years in yoga.

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Dwi Pada Kandharasana (Two-Legged Shoulder Pose) Steps, Benefits, and Precautions

How to do Dwi Pada Kandharasana

What is Dwi Pada Kandharasana

Dwi Pada Kandharasana consists of three Sanskrit words: dwi means ‘two’; pada means ‘foot’ and kandha means ‘shoulder’. Therefore, this advanced inverted forward bend posture and difficult yoga asana are also called as ‘two feet shoulder pose’ in English. In this yogasana, both the feet are folded over the two shoulders. This yoga pose is also known as yoga nidrasana or ‘the yogic sleep pose’.  Because, the practitioners who practice this advanced yogasana, could feel comfortable sleeping in the final stage.

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Hanumanasana (हनुमानासन) Steps, Benefits And Contradictions

How to do Hanumanasana: Steps, Benefits And Contradictions
Hanumanasana

What is Hanumanasana

Hanumanasana is derived its name from the Sanskrit word Hanuman. Hanuman symbolizes a divine entity who is known for Bhakti. It is also known as Monkey pose where the god of Hindu mythology stretched his legs forward and backward from the southern tip of India to the island of Sri Lanka. It is pronounced as hah-new-mahn-AHS-anna. The yoga pose doesn’t find its description in Hathayoga. However, it has been narrated by BKS Iyengar, Pattabhi Jois, and Swami Satyananda Sarswati.

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Top 10 Wonder Benefits and Medicinal Uses Of Castor Oil (Ricinus communis)

Top 10 Wonder Benefits and Medicinal Uses Of Castor Oil (Ricinus communis)
Top 10 Wonder Benefits and Medicinal Uses Of Castor Oil (Ricinus communis)
Castor oil

Castor oil is known for its multi-purpose benefits since ancient times. Castor oil has numerous health benefits and used in the fields viz. medicine, industry, and pharmacy. It is one of the important ingredients in skin beauty products, medications, foods, bio-diesel fuel, lubricants, etc. Besides this, it has many medicinal uses in case of eye irritation, stimulating labor pain, constipation, skin allergies, etc.

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