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Twilight Yoga, by Spandan
This article was written by Spandan, (Michael McCann), a long-time visitor and friend of the ashram, around the Spring Equinox of 2024. Spandan kindly gave us permission to share it with you.
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Prana Mudra Practice

Prana mudra is a simple pranayama involving some small movement of the arms, hand gestures and breath control. Moola bandha is also applied, but the practice can be done without this element if you...

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Pranayama: Nadi Shodhana practice and introduction to Anuloma Viloma technique.
Pranayama: Nadi Shodhana practice and introduction to Anuloma Viloma technique.

by Swami Sattwananda

Nadi Shodhana technique has been introduced in a previous recording. Here we have a recording of the practice that you can follow. 

Anuloma Viloma is a similar practice...

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Introduction to Nadi Shodana Pranayama
Introduction to Nadi Shodana Pranayama

By Swami SatyaDaya

Nadi Shodhana is a basic pranayama practice which has the effect of creating a sense of balance. Balance between left and right brain, balance in a more comprehensive 'feeling'...

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A Brief History Of Yoga

The history of yoga begins around 3000 years ago in the days of the Vedic culture that flourished in north-western India from 1500 – 500 BCE.

Due to the absence of any historical...

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Kriya Yoga - A Systematic Approach To Spiritual Awakening

By Swami Nishchalananda

Kriya Yoga is a sophisticated method of harmonising and synchronising the natural energies of our being.

It channels our energy so that it flows in a creative direction...

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Mandala Yoga Ashram was founded in 1986 by Swami Nishchalananda on his return from India after spending 14 years with his Guru, Swami Satyananda, studying all aspects of yoga and imbibing the true essence of this ancient tradition. Swami Nishchalanda ('Swamiji') is recognised as a genuine Yoga Acharya - a Master of Yoga.
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