How to Awaken Anahata Chakra or Heart Centre

How to Awaken Anahata Chakra or heart centre in kundalini yoga

Anahata Chakra or the heart centre is the fourth chakra in the evolution of man. It can be activated by various means. Each chakra has a physical, mental and spiritual aspect. Some of the standard methods to activate / awaken Anahata are listed in this article.

How to Awaken Manipura Chakra

How to Awaken Manipura Chakra, Kundalini Yoga

Manipura Chakra or the solar plexus is the thrid chakra in the evolution of man. It can be activated by various means. Each chakra has a physical, mental and spiritual aspect. Some of the standard methods to activate / awaken Manipura are listed in this article.

How to Awaken Swadhisthana Chakra

Swadhisthana Chakra or the sacral plexus is the second chakra in the evolution of man. It can be activated by various means. Each chakra has a physical, mental and spiritual aspect. Some of the standard methods to activate / awaken Swadhisthana are listed in this article.

How to Awaken Muladhara Chakra

How to Awaken Muladhara Chakra, Kundalini Yoga

Muladhara Chakra or the root plexus is the first chakra in the evolution of man. It can be activated by various means including mudras, asanas, mantra and visualisation. Each chakra has a physical, mental and spiritual aspect. It is relatively easy to activate / awaken the Muladhara Chakra.

Yoga for Athletes

Yoga for Athletes

Yoga for Athletes is series of yoga poses to improve fitness among Athletes. Athletes are strong and look unrealistically invincible in terms of health. Yet, what we see from outside need not be the reality. Many of the athletes, experience tight muscles and injuries, thereby hampering their fitness quotient.

Parivrtta Anjaneyasana – Revolved Lunge Pose

Parivrtta Anjaneyasana - revolved Lunge Pose

Parivrtta Anjaneyasana or the Revolved Lunge Pose is a variation of Anjaneyasana or the low lunge pose. In Sanskrit, Parivrtta means revolved or twisted, Anjaneya is a legendary god Hanuman from the epic Ramayana and Asana means a pose. Parivrtta Anjaneyasana strengthens the abdominal muscles, the hip and thigh muscles and improves the sense of balance.

Ajna Chakra – The Third Eye

Ajna Chakra - The Third Eye - Kundalini Yoga

Ajna Chakra or the third eye centre is an important chakra in the spiritual evolution. In Sanskrit, Ajna means command or monitoring centre, and Chakra means a wheel or vortex or energy. Ajna Chakra or the third eye centre is the place where the three main Nadis or meridians Ida, Pingala and Sushuma merge and flows upwards.

Vishuddhi Chakra – The Throat Chakra

Vishuddhi Chakra - The Throat Plexus - Kundalini Yoga

Vishuddhi Chakra or the throat chakra is the purification centre. In Sanskrit, Suddhi means to purify, and Chakra means a wheel or vortex or energy. Vishuddhi chakra harmonises all the opposite thought patterns. It is the centre of nectar as well as poison. In the Indian mythology, Lord Shiva is said to have drank the poison to save the world, which can be seen as a blue tinge on his throat. 

Anahata Chakra – The Heart Chakra

Anahata Chakra - Heart Chakra - Kundalini Yoga

Anahata Chakra or the heart centre is important in the evolution of mankind. It is the centre of unconditional love and also the beginning of free will, to control one’s karma. In Sanskrit, Anahat means unstruck and Chakra means a wheel or vortex or energy. Anahata chakra is the place from where the unstuck sound emanates.

Manipura Chakra – The Solar Plexus

Manipura Chakra - The Solar Plexus

Manipura Chakra or the Navel Plexus is the centre for dynamism, energy and the will to achieve goals. In Sanskrit, Mani means jewel, Puri means city and Chakra means a wheel or vortex or energy. Manipura means the city of jewels. According to tantric texts, many Pranic channels meet at this centre, creating a radiating light, shining like a bright jewel.