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Surya Namaskara - Sun Salutation

Surya Namaskar, or the Sun Salutation is composed of a series of twelve yoga postures performed in sequence. Last four yoga postures are basically repetition of first four yoga asanas in reverse order. Please keep in mind that there are dozen of different variations of Sun Salutations. Each tradition have slightly modified the basic Sun Salutation sequence. This is one of the traditional sun salutation sequence. Surya Namaskar was not a formal part of traditional Hatha Yoga, but it has so much value that it has been now accepted as a part of Hatha Yoga. It is generally now used as a warm-up exercise before the asana practice. If there is a shortage of time, just Surya Namaskar practice provides substantial benefit. [More]

Understanding Yoga

Let's understand Yoga by diving into ancient texts. Tracing Yoga in Vedas, Yoga Sutras and then Tantras. What kind of Yoga they reveal to us and what kind of yoga we practice today? [More]

What is Yoga?

What is yoga? Let's define it - literally, philosophically and realistically. Also, let’s also find out the approaches to Yoga? What does a simple yoga practice may contain? What are the benefits of a yoga practice? Is Yoga a religion? [More]