November 2015

Navaratri - Honouring the Godesses

|| Ya devi sarva bhuteshu shaktirupena sansthita Namastasye namastasye namastasye namo namaha ||

Navaratri is a time for self- referral and getting back to the source. According to Vedic science, matter reverts back to its original form to recreate itself again and again. The creation is cyclical, not linear; everything is recycled by nature a continuous process of rejuvenation. Navaratri is a festival for one to take the mind back to its source.

Art of Living provides safe drinking water to Navadihi Village

Navadihi is a village in Sunderghad district. The villagers were consuming unsafe and contaminated water since they had no access to safe drinking water. The efforts of Art of Living Yuvacharyas (Rural Youth Leaders) has made it possible for this village to have access to safe drinking water. Under the ‘WASH’ (Water Satiation and Hygiene) scheme with support from Kent RO, the Art of Living distributed water filtration units to 85 families of Navadihi village.    

Cardio is one of the best Exercise

In recent years, researchers have begun to realize that conventional cardio, such as jogging, is not all what it is hyped up to be, and that you can actually improve your health and increase fat burning by making slight modifications to your cardio routine. The problem is that traditional cardio only works on the slow twitch muscle fibers in your red muscle, completely ignoring your white muscle super-fast twitch fibers.    

The Lord who showers boundless compassion

The Nanjundeshwara temple located in the town of Nanjangud is a very ancient temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple lies on the banks of the holy River Kapila (a tributary of the River Kaveri). Lord Shiva is worshipped as ‘Nanjundeshwara’ in this temple. ‘Nanjangud’ means ‘The abode of the God Nanjundeshwara’. Hence, the town of Nanjangud is considered very sacred and is regarded as ‘Dakshina Kashi’ and the ‘Varanasi / Prayag of South India!     

Yoga for Detoxification

There are many asanas that specifically remove toxins, and other wastes from the body.Some of the Asanas and Pranayams that help in detoxification are: 1.Neck Rotation, 2. Shoulder Rotation, 3. Ardha Pavan Mukta Asana, 4. Kapalabhati and 5. Setu Bandha Asana. Learn and practice these different Yoga poses to detoxify your body.