‘Trataka’ is a Hatha Yoga method to develop concentration. It is a simple, yet powerful practice, which form part of the six purification methods in Hatha Yoga. The technique involves gazing or fixing the eyes on one point, either on an object or on a…"Trataka – A yoga form that unfolds the Eyes-Mind relationship"
Do you suffer from insomnia or poor quality of sleep? A popular ancient herb, widely used in Ayurvedic treatments, often referred to as the king of herbs, namely, Ashwagandha, was used for centuries in Ayurvedic line of treatment to promote sound slee…"Ancient Indian ayurvedic herb treats insomnia, confirm researchers"
Winter is usually a difficult season for majority of our elderly folks. This is the season of the year when their Arthritis pain will be at its peak. Arthritis refers to joint pain or joint disease, due to inflammation of joints, affecting one or mult…"Reduce arthritis pain with these Ayurvedic herbs"
For those visiting Kerala, a new tourism programme, titled ‘AyurBodha’, a blend of tourism and information on Ayurveda, would be available. The programme was launched at the World Travel Mart (WTM) in London.
The programme was launched by the Tourism …
We often refer to certain foods as ‘superfoods’, not because they are exotic or out-of-reach, but because they carry immense health value and grow in our own backyards. Ayurveda suggests that watching what you eat is the first step to remaining health…"5 best Ayurvedic superfoods ideal for daily diet"
Hatha yoga is a combination of asanas, pranayams and meditation. Practise of Hatha Yoga for a minimum of 25 minutes daily, coupled with mindfulness meditation, boosts brain functioning and energy levels significantly, as per latest study.
The study sh…
Yoga can complement traditional therapies and help in reducing symptoms of depression, claims researchers at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Centre in the United States.
According to Lindsey Hopkins from the San Francisco Medical Centre, yo…