Swarodaya : The science of breath

All about breath The term “Swara” or “Svara” is essentially a Sanskrit term which means the flow of air through nasal cavities. It is also the sound that is produced by the flow of air through both the nostrils. The term “Udaya” expresses the rise or which is perceptible. So “Swarodaya” describes the perception or…

Shakti: The mystic serpent

The “Shakti” Everything we see or perceive is the ultimate residue of some kind of energy. These energies are the derivatives of a single crude form of energy, also known as “Shakti” or primordial energy. This primordial energy is also known as “Adi Shakti” or “Adya Shakti” in Indian philosophy, especially in Tantra. When the…

The Chakra System – Part 2

Muladhara Chakra Muladhara chakra is the foundation of the chakra system. It is apparently located between the anus and the genitals. Related to coccyx area, it affects the anal region. The element related to it is earth and its color is yellow. The root syllable has a golden tint and its ruling planet is Mars….

Chakras: The seven layers of consciousness – Part 1

Chakras: A Prologue: Ancient thinkers were thoroughly intrigued by the cosmos and tried to understand the realms of it. Despite their repeated attempts, they failed to define and envisage the infinite creation. The seers of that time with a profound knowledge of life and its surroundings understood by in depth contemplation that this universe; which…

Five myths about meditation

The concept of meditation: Meditation has become a common term in the society right now. It has spread its roots deep down starting from the corporate world to the common mass. The number of yoga institutions has boomed recently and numerous terms for meditation practices are coined to attract people in this path. The categories…