10 Amazing Stories Of Lord Hanuman 

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Hanuman and Yoga

If yoga is the ability to control one’s mind then Hanuman is the quintessential yogi having a perfect mastery over his senses, achieved through a disciplined lifestyle tempered by the twin streams of celibacy and selfless devotion (bhakti).

 In fact, Hanuman is the ideal Brahmachari (one who follows the path of Brahma), if ever there was one.

Lord Hanuman as Yogachara

He is also a perfect karma yogi since he performs his actions with detachment, acting as an instrument of destiny rather than being impelled by any selfish motive. 

Hanuman – The First to Teach Pranayama and the Inventor of the Surya Namaskar

Pranayama is the ability to control one’s breath so that the inhalation and exhalation of air is rhythmic. Vayu, the god of air and wind, first taught pranayama to his son Hanuman, who in turn taught it to mankind.

Surya Namaskara: A Technique of Solar Vitalization

The Surya Namaskar (salutation to the sun) too, was devised by Hanuman as a greeting for his teacher Surya.

To be continuedโ€ฆ    ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป

Published by Anita Vij

A caring mother of 2. A loving wife. An aspiring individual who wishes to share her life-long learnings with the rest of the world.

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