Articles--Yoga

YOGA

YOGA AND BRAIN

Dr. Ramesh Gupta 2016-05-11

Studies by Streeter and colleagues demonstrate that regular practice of gentle yoga, but not walking, releases a chemical called GABA in the thalamus. 1,2 GABA is sort of the “grand inhibitor” in the brain, and plays a central role in suppressing neural activity 3. Classical anti-anxiety....

ASHTHANGA YOGA

Writer: Dr Balvir Acharya || Translator: Dr. Tulsi Ram Sharma 2016-05-11

The first reference to the principles and practice of yoga is found in the Vedas. Subsequent literature, namely the Brahman Grantha, Upanishad, and other Vedic literature also contain the principles of yoga. Maharishi Patanjali.....

BENEFITS OF YOGA: ITS SCIENTIFIC BASIS

Dr. Ramesh Gupta 2016-05-11

Definition: Yoga can be defined as “control the faculties of mind (chitta) ”. Sage Patanjali defines it as “Yogaschitta vritti nirodhah” or to control the faculties of mind/Chitta”. Scriptures, including Vedas, Upanishads, Yoga Darshan, Manusmriti and others have described the....