Anjaneyasana or the Crescent Moon Pose or the Low Lunge pose

Introduction According to Hindu mythology, Anjaneyasana is said to have strong relevance to the Hindu god Hanuman. You can often find sculptures, paintings, depictions or portraits of lord Hanuman in this pose. Also, Anjani was the name of the mother of Lord Hanuman. Anjaneyasana or the crescent moon pose or low lunge pose is one of the most commonly practiced poses in yoga. It helps you maintain balance, stability and focus in your body. Apart from it, also engages your core, hips, and quadriceps together. There are five sheaths or kosas which together constitute our body. Anjaneyasana targets the mind […]

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Surya Namaskar or Sun Salutation – The primary Yoga pose

Introduction Surya Namaskar or Sun Salutation has an element of spiritual processes. Like, when we say Surya (or Sun), we are talking about the basic powerhouse of this planet. Everything on this earth is powered by the sun. You may argue, the electricity is man-made but the truth is the basic elements like carbon and others are the consequence of the sun itself in a way or the other. It is probably the most eminent and the most salubrious exercise routine a human can perform. When you compare this with other conventional exercises like aerobics, weight lifting, walking, jogging, and […]

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