When Science Meet Mindfulness

Intriguing article from the Harvard Gazzette Researchers study how it seems to change the brain in depressed patients BY Alvin PowellHarvard Staff Writer DATEApril 9, 2018SHARE  Email Facebook Twitter LinkedIn TRENDING Can knowing someone of a different race early in life make you more liberal? ‘Happiness scholar’ cites three ways to start healing rifts Good genesContinue reading “When Science Meet Mindfulness”

Daily Buddha – Deep Dive into Tree Pose

The name comes from the Sanskrit words vṛkṣa (वृक्ष) meaning “tree”, and āsana (आसन) meaning “posture”. History of Tree Pose A 7th-century stone carving in Mahabalipuram appears to contain a figure standing on one leg, perhaps indicating that a pose similar to vrikshasana was in use at that time. It is said that sadhus disciplined themselves by choosing to meditate in the pose.Continue reading “Daily Buddha – Deep Dive into Tree Pose”

Deep Dive into Bridge Pose

Setu Bandha Sarvāṅgāsana (Sanskrit: सेतु बन्ध सर्वाङ्गासन), Shoulder supported bridge or simply Bridge, also called Setu Bandhāsana, is an inverted back-bending asana in hatha yoga and modern yoga as exercise Etymology and origins The pose is named from the Sanskrit words सेतु Setu, a bridge; बन्ध Bandha, caught; सर्वा Sarva, all; ङ्ग Anga, limb; and आसन Asana, seat or posture. The pose appears as “Kāmapīṭhāsana” in the 19th century Sritattvanidhi (written beforeContinue reading “Deep Dive into Bridge Pose”