Preparing for Meditation & Complete Yoga Breathing

By Gayatri | August 19, 2014

Complete yoga breathing is extremely beneficial for the health of the body. A few of the physical benefits are that it tones the lungs, massages the internal organs and …

Nadi Shodhan Pranayam

By Gayatri | August 19, 2014

Nadi Shodhan Pranayam or also known as alternate nostril breathing. The nadis are the subtle nerve channels in the body and shodhan means purifying or cleaning, so this …

Mantra Meditation

By Gayatri | August 19, 2014

  What is a Mantra? Yoga philosophy speaks about the Original Cause or Source of everyone and everything. Mantras are spiritual sound vibration springing from the Original Cause …

Silent Witness Meditation

By Gayatri | August 19, 2014

  The timeless Mantra Aham Brahmasmi means, I am not the body, I am not the mind, I am the eternal spirit soul, spark of the Supreme Soul. …

Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha

By Gayatri | August 20, 2014

  Ashwagandha is an erect branched shrub that grows to a height of 170cm. As a member of the nightshade family, and like its relative the tomato, Ashwagandha …

Amla - Indian Gooseberry

Amla

By Gayatri | August 20, 2014

  This tropical tree reaches 8-18 meters in height. It has gray bark and reddish wood and produces small fruits, which ripen in autumn. All parts of the plant are …

Aronia

Aronia

By Gayatri | August 20, 2014

  The extremely hardy Aronia shrub reaches about 2-5 meters in height and withstands pollution, salt and swampy conditions and is resistant to many diseases. The leaves of …

Brahmi

Bacopa Monnieri

By Gayatri | August 20, 2014

  Bacopa monnieri is a creeping perennial herb that thrives in wetlands, marshy places and on muddy shores. Bacopa only grows to a height of about 15 centimetres …

Bamboo Leaves

Bamboo

By Gayatri | August 20, 2014

  There are more than 1,000 species of bamboo in the world,most of which flower only once every 60 to 130 years. Some Bamboo species grow at a …

Bilberry, Blueberry

Bilberry

By Gayatri | August 20, 2014

  A relative of the Cranberry, Huckleberry, and American Blueberry, the Bilberry grows in temperate and sub-arctic heath and woodlands to a height of about 40 centimetres. It …