The 5 Niyamas – An Intro

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The Niyamas are the second limb of the ‘Eight Limbs of Yoga’ originating from the ancient Indian philosophical text, ‘The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali’. The Niyamas refers to duties directed towards ourselves – inner observances.

The 5 Niyamas – An Intro

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Manicure or Solar Plexus Chakra

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You can find the third or solar plexus chakra somewhere between the navel and the base of the sternum, a couple of fingers above the belly button.

Manicure or Solar Plexus Chakra

The Bhagavad Gita

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The Bhagavad Gita is one of India’s ancient texts derived from the epic poem, The Mahabharata. Throughout history, this still stands as the longest poem to have been written, with over 100,000 shlokas or over 200,000 verses. Although only a part of this huge text, the Bhagavad Gita is perhaps one of the most important and highly revered yogic texts ever to have been written.

The Bhagavad Gita

The 5 Yamas – An Intro

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The Yamas are the first limb of the ‘Eight Limbs of Yoga’ originating from the ancient Indian philosophical text, ‘The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali’. Each limb describes a different aspect of a yoga practice, all leading towards freedom and enlightenment.

The 5 Yamas – An Intro