Prāṇāyāma प्राणायाम

Prāṇāyāma è una sādhanā (disciplina, pratica, adempimento) importante nella cultura indiana, che comprende un insieme di tecniche volte a modificare i processi di respirazione. Le traduzioni più comuni per prāṇāyāma sono: “tecniche di respirazione” e “controllo del soffio vitale/respiro”. La traduzione che preferisco tuttavia è “estensione del respiro, dell’energia” derivata da:  prāṇa “energia vitale” di cui il respiro … Continue reading Prāṇāyāma प्राणायाम

Prāṇāyāma प्राणायाम

Prāṇāyāma is a sādhanā (discipline, practice, fulfillment) important in Indian culture, which includes a set of techniques aimed to modify breathing processes. The most common translations for prāṇāyāma are: "breathing techniques" and "vital breath / breath control". However, my favorite translation is "extension of breath, of energy" derivative of: prāṇa "vital energy" of which breath … Continue reading Prāṇāyāma प्राणायाम

YOGA योग

For those who haven not had a direct approach, understanding what yoga is and what it means, it is a difficult task. Internet is quick to provide every kind of answers and its declinations. Each of us can type any information which will soon be available to anyone who wants or has the opportunity to … Continue reading YOGA योग

#5 – Pratyāhāra प्रत्याहार un accenno…

Pratyāhāra tradotto come "rivolgersi all'interno" o "ritrarsi dei sensi" o "riassorbimento dei sensi". E' il quinto degli Otto āṅga (stadi, arti, rami) illustrati negli Yoga Sūtra (tradotto "aforismi sullo Yoga") di Patañjali  योगसूत्र. Nel primo capitolo, il Samādhi Pāda, l'autore descrive cos'è lo Yoga. Il secondo capitolo, il "Sādhana Pāda", è dedicato  alla pratica spirituale.  … Continue reading #5 – Pratyāhāra प्रत्याहार un accenno…

#5 – a hint on Pratyāhāra प्रत्याहार…

Pratyāhāra translated as "turning inward" or "withdrawing the senses" or "absorption of the senses". It is the fifth of the Eight āṅga (stages, arts, branches) mentioned in Yoga Sūtras (translated "aphorisms on Yoga") by Patañjali  योगसूत्र. In the first chapter, Samādhi Pāda, the author describes what Yoga is. The second chapter, "Sādhana Pāda", is dedicated … Continue reading #5 – a hint on Pratyāhāra प्रत्याहार…

January, 10: eclipse of the “Full Wolf Moon”

In humanity's history, Moon has always played an important role:  legends and observational studies based sometimes on speculative conjectures and sometimes on scientific bases. Its "gravitational influence" exerts an attraction on our planet, together with the Sun, that cause those "deformations" of the Earth and those variations in the level of the seas called tides. … Continue reading January, 10: eclipse of the “Full Wolf Moon”

10 gennaio: eclissi della “Luna piena del lupo”

Nella storia dell’umanità la Luna ha sempre avuto un ruolo rilevante: oggetto di osservazioni, leggende e studi su basi più o meno scientifiche.  La sua "influenza gravitazionale" che esercita un'attrazione sul nostro pianeta assieme al Sole, provocando quelle “deformazioni” della Terra e quelle variazioni nel livello dei mari chiamate maree. L’influenza sul "ritmo circadiano" (ritmo … Continue reading 10 gennaio: eclissi della “Luna piena del lupo”

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“To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else, means to fight the hardest battle any human being can fight and never stop fighting” E.E. Cummings #beyourself #bepositive #bodypositive #loveyourself #quotes #quoteoftheday via Instagram https://ift.tt/2P8hjyG

“There is a harmony in autumn, and a luster in its sky, which through the summer is not heard or seen, as if it could not be, as if it had not been!” Percy Bysshe Shelley #enjoyautumn #seasonspoetry #autumn #quotes #percybyssheshelley #poetry #nature #naturelovers #lovenature

“There is a harmony in autumn, and a luster in its sky, which through the summer is not heard or seen, as if it could not be, as if it had not been!” Percy Bysshe Shelley #enjoyautumn #seasonspoetry #autumn #quotes #percybyssheshelley #poetry #nature #naturelovers #lovenature via Instagram https://ift.tt/32F2BDW