Why is Shiva Called Neelkantha??

The Devas (gods) and Āsuras (demons) together were looking to extract the treasure Amrita, the nectar of immortality hidden in the depths of the ocean to the surface. They used Mountain Mandara as the churner and the serpent Vāsuki as the rope. The gods held the tail of the snake and the demons held itsContinue reading “Why is Shiva Called Neelkantha??”

Three Nadis – Ida, Pingala and Sushumna

Shatchakra nirupana mentions three main channels or pathways of energy present in our subtle body Ida, Pingala and Sushumna. Ida And Pingala are nadis through which Prana Vayu passes, they represent the feminine and masculine characteristics or what we also call left and right hemisphere of the brain. Sushumna is the central passage through whichContinue reading “Three Nadis – Ida, Pingala and Sushumna”

The 7 Chakras Explained

In yoga the subtle body comprises of thousands of energy pathways which run across all over the body, these pathways are called Nadis. The vital energy force that Nadis channelise is Called Prana. There are about 70,000 Nadis in our body, majorly meeting at 7 different junctions called Chakras. Chakra literally translates to a wheel,Continue reading “The 7 Chakras Explained”

Which Style of Yoga Is Right for You?

Inspired by a friend who got in shape or someone on Instagram who looks calm and serene posing for an Asana?? You might be completely convinced about the various benefits of yoga but choosing the right yoga class can be very confusing, specially with the variety of classes being offered these days. Different yoga stylesContinue reading “Which Style of Yoga Is Right for You?”