Monday, October 14"Satyam Vada, Dharmam Chara" - Taittiriya Upanishad

Yoga & Meditation

Yogic Neuroscience — A Talk By Sh. Adinarayanan

Yogic Neuroscience — A Talk By Sh. Adinarayanan

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Recent research in the fields of Neuroscience, Epigenetics and Cognition is aimed at developing a deeper understanding of how the brain works and ways of enhancing human potential. While Neuroscience or Epigenetics looks at things from a third person perspective, Yogic Sciences look at first person experiences. There is a wealth of knowledge available in the Indian tradition and a transdisciplinary approach involving Neuroscience, Epigenetics and Yogic Sciences can help solve modern day problems. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OAZZShrd1rg&t=114s About Speaker: - Sh. Adinarayanan, founder, Anaadi Foundation is a Tapasvi and visionary teacher. With a decade of teaching and research experience at Amrita University, he and his wife Smrithi started A...
Saudi Arabia’s First Yoga Acharya Nouf Marwaai In Conversation With Rahul Dewan | #SrijanDialogues

Saudi Arabia’s First Yoga Acharya Nouf Marwaai In Conversation With Rahul Dewan | #SrijanDialogues

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In this interview with Rahul Dewan, Nouf Marwaai talks about how she has had a long battle with health conditions and how Yoga helped her defeat lupus as well as cancer. Nouf has contributed to making Yoga legal and getting official recognition in Saudi Arabia. The Saudi Arabian Government has approved the practice of Yoga as a sports activity, largely due to her efforts. Nouf has a degree in clinical psychology and understands the various mental and physical health issues and how Yoga helps in overcoming these problems. About the Speaker: - Nouf Marwaai started practising Yoga in 1998 because of health issues. She is the first certified Yoga Acharya in Saudi Arabia and the founder of the Arab Yoga Foundation. She was awarded the Padma Shri in 2018 by the Presi...
History of Yoga (Film)

History of Yoga (Film)

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Source: - Deepika Kothari / YouTube. https://youtu.be/92J-JPChaeI Full film History of Yoga 96 mins available @ https://www.vishuddhifilms.com/ Film History of yoga 6000 year journey of history & philosophy of Yoga. The first ever authentic & extensively researched film on Yoga from India. Visit us Online at: - https://www.vishuddhifilms.com/ The Film:- The Film “History of Yoga-the Path of my Ancestors” is a 6000 year journey into origin, evolution &  development of yoga. Six years of extensive research, filming; contribution of 30 eminent scholars; 35000 kms travel, 137 locations to record from 84 Archaeological sites, 37 Museums, Libraries, Temples & Shrines. The story explores the elements of Yoga in Harappa Civilization, Veda, Jainism, Buddhism, Sufism,
Brandi Shoombe: How Yoga Transformed My Life [Excerpt]

Brandi Shoombe: How Yoga Transformed My Life [Excerpt]

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Source: - https://neweralive.na WINDHOEK - Thirteen years ago Brandi Shoombe was told she would never walk again, following a devastating car accident. Today, the 37-year-old yoga instructor not only walks but her life is more fulfilled than ever, thanks to yoga, she tells Health Focus. Yoga is an ancient physical, mental and spiritual practice that originated in India. The word ‘yoga’ derives from Sanskrit and means to join or to unite, symbolising the union of body and consciousness. Today it is practised in various forms around the world and continues to grow in popularity. Shoombe shared how she refused to accept the doctors’ verdict for her life that she would not be able to walk again, and after trying out several alternatives, yoga did not disappoint. Not only did she risk h
Put Down That Painkiller, Pick Up A Yoga Mat: VA Study Finds Yoga Helps Chronic Back Pain Without Pills [Excerpts]

Put Down That Painkiller, Pick Up A Yoga Mat: VA Study Finds Yoga Helps Chronic Back Pain Without Pills [Excerpts]

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Source: - San Diego Union Tribune. By Jeanette Steele Aug. 6, 2017 2:20 PM In the middle of a prescription painkiller overdose crisis in the United States, a San Diego VA study finds that veterans with chronic pain would be well-served to put down the pills and pick up a yoga mat. After six months of twice-a-week yoga sessions, San Diego veterans reported a significant drop in back pain — one of the signature complaints of a demographic that suffers higher rates of chronic pain than the general population. Also, the number of patients in the study on opiate-based pain pills dropped from 20 percent to 8 percent. It’s a potentially important finding, as the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs weans its members off of long-term addictive painkillers such as hyd
The Power of Meditation – BBC, Full Documentary

The Power of Meditation – BBC, Full Documentary

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Source: - 'Best Documentaries' YouTube Channel. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7QYOiRsKAyg The term meditation refers to a broad variety of practices that includes techniques designed to promote relaxation, build internal energy or life force (qi, ki, prana, etc.) and develop compassion, love, patience, generosity, and forgiveness. A particularly ambitious form of meditation aims at effortlessly sustained single-pointed concentration meant to enable its practitioner to enjoy an indestructible sense of well-being while engaging in any life activity.
Yoga and Blood Pressure – How does it help? [Excerpt]

Yoga and Blood Pressure – How does it help? [Excerpt]

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Source: MailOnline Here is an article about a smart young boy with a bright future ahead of him in medicine, yoga, and/or ayurveda.  He has determined through a small study and then a statistically significant study that there is a correlation between the reduction of blood pressure and the use of yoga or even simple breathing exercises to start with.  His smaller study of 60 participants was showcased at European Society of Cardiology congress in Munich.  He is now doing a larger studying with more participants to confirm the results from the smaller study.  Please read the article below. To Read Full Article Please Visit -> http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-6112401/Yoga-eases-blood-pressure-drugs-new-research-reveals.html
Research on Indian Mind Sciences [Excerpt]

Research on Indian Mind Sciences [Excerpt]

Buddhism, Hinduism, Yoga & Meditation
Source: - Rajiv Malhotra Official YouTube channel. This is an important video by Rajiv Malhotra on Indic Inner Sciences and how they have been appropriated by the West to create a whole host of practices with Western perspectives and yet no credit given to India at all in the end. Those of you who do American-style yoga or "mindfulness meditation", please understand where these practices really originate from - Hinduism/Buddhism. There is the danger of the digestion of Indic technology from Inner Sciences into Western practices that would be and (some) are already trademarked or copyrighted exclusively to the "originators" of knowledge who merely did the following: 1) studied the knowledge 2) picked out what was acceptable to the Western/Christian mindset 3) took that acceptable knowledge ...
YOGA FOR THE WORLD – Celebrating the First International Day of Yoga

YOGA FOR THE WORLD – Celebrating the First International Day of Yoga

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Source: - Indian Diplomacy Youtube channel. After the United Nations declared June 21st to be celebrated as the International Day of Yoga every year, people and organizations all across the world set about to make the first IDY a landmark event. This film briefly explores how, in the last 150 years, the 5000 years old ancient discipline of Yoga has disseminated from India to the rest of the world and how the world celebrated the first ever International Day of Yoga on 21st June, 2015. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B7XpkH6pzlg