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Best Yoga Poses to Control Diabetes

Best Yoga Poses to Control Diabetes

Diabetes has become one of the most common health conditions these days. However, regular exercising can help in controlling diabetes. Yoga, in particular, can help in reducing blood sugar levels, aid in weight loss and help in reducing stress, all of which can help in managing diabetes. Here are some yoga poses that can help to keep your diabetes under …

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Dance and Yoga Enlighten in New Book by Shovana Narayan and Anita Dua

Dance and Yoga Enlighten in New Book by Shovana Narayan and Anita Dua

Shovana Narayan and Anita Dua, co-authors of Illuminating Indian Classical Dances Through Yoga, spoke about their new book at the India International Centre in New Delhi, India. The book launch was hosted by Shyam Jaju, National Vice President of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and Pavan K Varma, a former diplomat, author, and politician. Leading Kathak expert, former bureaucrat, and …

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Knowingness Meditation - Your Enlightenment is Now: An Excerpt - By Sherrie Wade (Shree)

Knowingness Meditation – Your Enlightenment is Now: An Excerpt – By Sherrie Wade (Shree)

Below is an excerpt from Shree’s soon to be published book: Knowingness Meditation: Your Enlightenment is Now. The excerpt is a precise rendition of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, Paad I verse 41-47 and a message from the Bhagavad Gita, Chapter III verse 42. क्षीणवृत्तेरभिजातस्येव मणेर्ग्रहीतृग्रहणग्राह्येषु तत्स्थतदञ्‍जनता समापत्तिः ॥४१॥ The unaware person believes in whatever thoughts appear in the mind. …

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Inner beauty By Chahna Tailor

Inner Beauty By Chahna Tailor

Namaste, my beautiful people! Happy August! This month’s issue is filled with awesome contributors focusing on Fashion and Beauty. While reading about beauty, it is appropriate to also consider our inner beauty. I am sure you have heard the saying, “beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” Have you heard this one, “outer beauty attracts, but inner beauty captivates?” …

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Yoga isn’t timeless: it’s changing to meet contemporary needs

By Jeremy David Engels, Pennsylvania State University International Yoga Day in London 2017 in Trafalgar Square. Anna Sunderland Engels., CC BY   On June 21, for International Yoga Day, people will take out their yoga mats and practice sun salutations or sit in meditation. Yoga may have originated in ancient India, but today is practiced all over the world. Ralph …

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The World goes Yogamay on International Yoga Day's 5th Anniversary

The World goes Yogamay on International Yoga Day’s 5th Anniversary

On yet another June 21, the world has again observed the power of Yoga! The 5th annual International Yoga Day was celebrated with even more people worldwide. After Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s proposal, the United Nations General Assembly declared June 21 as World Yoga Day on December 11, 2014.  June 21st marks the birthday of India’s most decorated Maharishi, Patanjali. …

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5th International Day of Yoga

5th International Day of Yoga Heritage Sandy Springs Park 6110 Blue Stone Rd NE Atlanta, GA 30328

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Take a Moment of Mindfulness

Take a Moment of Mindfulness

By Chahna Tailor One topic that is getting more awareness is mental health. Mental health issues may be overlooked because the signs can be subtle and may be simply accepted as day-to-day stress. At some point, we have experienced thoughts that have a tendency to take us away from what is currently happening in the moment. Without realizing, we may …

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Mahatma Gandhi’s Approach to Health

By Prasad Gollanapalli Mahatma Gandhi’s approach to health is simple and natural. It is based on reason, understanding and practice. Health and wellbeing covers human body, mind and spirit. Gandhi’s approach to healthy life included disciplining the body and controlling mind. His experiments in dietetics began while he was in London. His understanding is: “Man eats not for enjoyment but …

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Removing the Taboo – A Conversation on Mental Wellness

Lashing out unexplainably on family members, suddenly crying by yourself, losing appetite or even gaining appetite to feel better – if any of this sounds familiar, you are far from alone. In fact, these are some of the most common signs of emotional stress. This is often what happens to the mind when forced under constraints created by social “norms” …

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