YOGA TO BOOST THE IMMUNE SYSTEM

The following article by Swami Purohit was first published in the October 2019 edition of the best selling UK magazine, "Health and Wellbeing".

 

For anything to function correctly, balance and stability are key. The immune system is no exception. Yoga offers a holistic approach to balancing the whiole body and these exersises focus on balancing the main organs, reducing tensión and stress and boosting energy. These poses direclty support and strengthen the immune system and help keep illness at bay.  

 

1: TADASANA (Mountain pose

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AYURVEDA: THE BENEFITS OF ASHWAGANDHA

The ashwagandha plant has been used since ancient times for a wide variety of conditions and is one of the most powerful herbs in Ayurvedic healing. Traditionally, ashwagandha has been prescribed as a nerve tonic and adaptogen; an agent which helps the body adapt to various emotional and physical stressors.

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AYURVEDA: THE BENEFITS OF TRIPHALA

Triphala is an herbal preparation that has been used for over two thousand years in Ayurvedic medicine. Traditionally used for maintaining general digestive health, it’s often prescribed as a mild laxative. However it has many other important benefits. 

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YOGA TO IMPROVE THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

The following article by Swami Purohit was first published in the September 2019 edition of the best selling UK magazine, "Health and Wellbeing".

All exercises are best done on an empty stomach: 3 hours after the last meal.

 

 

1: AGNISARA:

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The benefits of a regular Yoga and Meditation practice

The regular practice of Meditation diminishes the desire to react, retort and hate, until these emotions vanish completely. Samadhi (a higher state of consciousness, in which the mind is free of thought) is the end product of regular meditation and allows us to live in a calm, peaceful state, regardless of the conflicts or problems that may exist in our lives.  

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What is Ayurveda?

Ayurveda is considered by many scholars to be the oldest healing science. In Sanskrit, Ayurveda means “The Science of Life.” (Ayur = life, Veda = science or knowledge)Ayurvedic knowledge originated in India more than 5,000 years ago and is often called the “Mother of All Healing.” Ayurveda continues to be one of the world’s most sophisticated and powerful mind-body health systems.

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