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Eliminate stress in 30 minutes!

In his book, ‘Hathayoga Pradipika’, Swami Svatmarama in Chapter II describes- Cale vaate calam cittam niscale niscalam bhavetYogi sthanutvamapnoti tato vayum nirodhayet The shloka narrates the significance of one of the subtle aspects of the human body, the breath (even subtle being is prana).  The meaning of the shloka goes as- “So long as breathing

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Kriya yoga: A medium of value education

With the value system in our society shrinking rapidly, policy makers are now striving hard to sow its seeds in the minds of the children at a nascent stage. The UNESCO describes values as- “Values are generally long-term standards or principles that are used to judge the worth of an idea or action. They provide

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Going beyond cancer

In just few days time 33-year-old Bhoomika is all set to receive her certification in yoga from the prestigious Kaivalyadhama Yoga Research and Training Institute at Lonavala. For a woman diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer just a few years ago, this is indeed a big achievement.  As she dwells upon her journey, she thanks

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Mastering the Vital Force

Kaivalyadhama Ashram launches three year TTC in Pranayama Yathā siṃho ghajo vyāghro bhavedvaśyaḥ śanaiḥ śanaiḥ | tathaiva sevito vāyuranyathā hanti sādhakam || 15 || Just as lions, elephants and tigers are controlled by and by, so the breath is controlled by slow degrees, otherwise (i.e., by being hasty or using too much force) it kills

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Yoga for Special Children

Kaivalyadhama is striving to bring qualitative change in the lives of intellectually disabled children There was a time when Vasudha (name changed), mother of Atharva (name changed) and his teacher’s struggled to make him sit in one place for more than 5 minutes. Today, Atharva calmly sits in one place for good 10 minutes! Asmita

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