Sheetali Pranayama, Seetkari Pranayama : Steps and Benefits

Sheetali Pranayama (Cooling Breath Technique) is an effective way to cool the body and calm the mind while simultaneously expelling toxins from the body. It is also said to relieve a variety of stomach and lower-abdominal ailments. The word Sheetali (शीतली) means “the one that can … Read more

Cotton Flowers, Medicinal Value and Health Benefits

Cotton is the most common fiber and is native to tropical and subtropical regions around the world, including the Americas, Africa, and India. Greatest diversity of wild cotton species is found in Mexico, followed by Australia and Africa. Although cultivated since antiquity, it was the invention … Read more

Supta Vajrasana (Reclined Thunderbolt Pose), procedure and benefits

In Sanskrit, supta (सुप्त) means ‘reclined‘, Vajra means ‘thunderbolt‘ and asana means ‘posture’. This is mainly useful in improving the digestive system and boosting our stamina. Although there are 14 variations in this supta vajrasana, practicing one and mastering it is enough to tone your body. … Read more

Kakasana (Crow Pose) Benefits

Kakasana, the crow pose got its name because in this posture, the posture of a cawing crow – with the body’s weight supported on the elbows and hands and the head thrust well forward. One of the most valuable balancing poses, the Crow or Kakasana is … Read more

Vedic Astrology & Ayurveda