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What is the difference between mindfulness, absorption, and contemplation?

By Dr. Ganesh Mohan

What is common among these three? In all these three (mindfulness, absorption, and contemplation), you bring your attention to an experience or subject, and you sustain your attention on it, by your choice.

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The importance of sequence in yoga

By A. G. Mohan and Dr. Ganesh Mohan

Vinyasa, as commonly understood, consists of moving from one asana or body position to another, combining breathing with the movement. This is a word popularised by my guru T. Krishnamacharya in his teachings and has become part of the yoga lexicon.

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Form should aid function in yoga

By A. G. Mohan and Dr. Ganesh Mohan

Despite people’s tendency to assign a general purpose to particular asanas, there is no standard intrinsic purpose for any asana. People hope that one posture will be the cure for a sore lower back; another, the remedy for constipation.

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