Author: Navodita Pande

Five Asanas for Perfect Mind and Body Balance

Our Yoga expert, Navodita, tells us about five sitting and twisting poses to tone your belly, fix your digestion and relieve you of some lower back tension. Bharadwaj Asana, named after a seer, helps relieve stress and improves digestion. The Paripurna Nava Asana strengthens the abdomen and spine. It stimulates the kidney, thyroid and prostate glands and intestines, […]

Three Asanas for Poise and Calm

Our yoga expert, Navodita, tells us about three more sitting postures, Baddhakona Asana, Vir Asana and Padma Asana. These help in attaining poise and calm. The asanas help us realise holistic health, says our columnist, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. As it’s that time of the week to again get your adrenalin rush going, […]

Asanas to Release Tension and Make the Spine Flexible

Our Yoga expert, Navodita, tells us about Ardha Baddha Padma Paschimottanasana and three postures of Marichya Asana, named after Sage Marichi. These asanas release tensions and generate flexibility in the spine. She tells us the benefits of one of the Ujjayi Pranayama, the Kapalbhati Pranayama. Here’s the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths.  Sitting poses have a lot of […]

Three Asanas in Sitting Poses and Bhastrika Pranayama for Stress Free Life

Our Yoga expert, Navodita, shows up some sitting poses, after the standing ones. The three Asanas that she details are: Paschimottana Asana, Janusirsa Asana and Sava Asana. She tells us about the therapeutic effects of these poses. The Bhastrika Pranayama, enhances the beneficial effects. The columnist also gives valuable tips about our life, in the weekly column, […]

Four Asanas and Pranayam for Rejuvenation

Our Yoga expert, Navodita, reveals the mystery of the various asanas and its benefits. She shows us the ways to do the various postures like, Ek Pada Adhomukhasvana Asana, Uttana Asana, Ardha Uttana Asana and Ardha Chakra Asana. These should be followed by Anuloma Viloma Pranayama. Last but not the least, she gives tips from Shiva Sutra for […]

Energise with Yoga Workout and Calm Yourself with Bhramari Pranayama

Our Yoga expert, Navodita, tells us about three asanas: Padangushtha, Parsvottana and Prasarita Padottana, elucidating the many benefits of these postures. These asanas energise us. She also tells us about Bhramari Pranayama or meditative breathing to calm ourselves. Learn the ancient secrets of health and wellness, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. It’s that time of […]

Virbhadra & Shava Asanas with Mindful Living: An Integrated Way of Life

Navodita, our Yoga expert, unravels the secrets of the three Virbhadra Asanas or the Warrior Poses. It energises us. The rigorous Yoga workout must be followed by the Shava Asana and Yoga Nidra for proper relaxation. The author rounds off the discussions with handy tips for mindful living, in her weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. So if […]

Three Asanas and the Mystery of Chakra Dhyan Unraveled

Navodita, our Yoga expert, reveals the benefits of three asanas, Utthita Trikonasana, which stimulates the region around the abdomen making digestion quicker and faster. It is also very good for the spine. The second, Ardhachandrasana, which also improves digestion and is a good stress buster. Lastly, Utthita Parsvakona Asana that by maintaining the balance and poise, this helps in […]

Surya Namaskar, Vriksha Asana & Garuda Asana: A Panacea for People

Navodita, our yoga exponent, tells us the many benefits of Surya Namaskar. The other two asanas that she suggests we might do along with the salutations to the life giver, Sun, are the Vriksha Asana and the Garuda Asana. She suggests meditation along with these in her regular weekly column, Holistic Health, in Different Truths. Come Monday and […]

Ashtanga Yoga:Yoke the Body, Mind and Soul into Harmony

Here are the many benefits of Ashtanga Yoga, the Eight-fold Path. Yama and Niyama, the first two steps before once practices Asanas. The columnist tells us how to chant ‘Om’, perform Shakshi Dhyana and concludes with the Sanmukhi Mudra. Navodita, a Yoga expert, is writing a regular column, Holistic Health, every Monday, beginning today, exclusively for Different Truths. Today […]