Mahamrityunjai mantra, lyrics and video

Mahamritunjai mantra, Sanskrit text, Shiva

Chanting of the Mahamrityunjai mantra is recommended for a healthy body and mind. It is said to ward off untimely death by accidents or illness. Swami Sivananda of Rishikesh has recommended chanting the mantra on one's birthday for a minimum of

28 June, 2009

Hath Yoga Pradipika ch.2 Pranayama

Food for yogi

Exercise in Sahita should be continued till success in Kevala is gained. This latter is simply confining the air with ease, without Rechaka and Puraka.

17 February, 2009

Hatha Yoga Pradipika ch. 1. Asana

Shiva, the father of Hatha Yoga

Hatha Yoga pradeepika is a Sanskrit text dated 15CE, written by Swatmarama to explain this system of health cum spiritual upliftment. It is to be used in tandem wih Raja Yoga for best results.

17 February, 2009

Sanskrit prayer before meals

Sanskrit praer before meals, ayurveda

This Sanskrit prayer to be read before a meal, indicates that eating and digesting is a sacred act. The prayer means know Anna, the food to be Brahma (the creative force), the juices in the food, the elements worthy of digestion to be Vishnu (the

12 February, 2009

Can you imagine the strength of that mind?