Trataka Kriya – Benefits, Techniques & Precautions

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Trataka Kriya Practice is of two types: Bahir Trataka (External Concentrated Gazing) Antir Trataka (Internal Concentrated Gazing) In the previous article on Trataka, we elaborated on the meaning and concept behind this technique. Now, we will focus on benefits and how to perform the practice. Also, keeping in mind its nuances and precautions. Benefits “By … Read more

Trataka Kriya – Meaning, Concept & Effectiveness

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Hatha Yoga emphasizes the practices of body purification (Yoga practices also called Shatkarmas) to balance doshas before any higher practices can be done. One of these practices is called Trāṭaka (commonly written as Trataka). It involves steady and continuous gazing at an object of concentration. Trataka is also mentioned in Hindu mythology in Mahabharata. It … Read more