Kamesvari Nitya (The master of desires)
Asanas make you strong and healthy and eradicate many diseases.
Constipation is removed by the practice of Bhujanga, Salabha and Dhanur Asanas.
Dhanurasana is a combination of Bhujanga and Salabha Asanas.
Eating in moderation, plain living and high thinking help the Yogic student in attaining his goal quickly.
Fasting eliminates poison, purifies the system and invigorates the cells.
Garbhasana augments the digestive power, increases the appetite and removes many intestinal diseases.
(The flowering yoni)
Halasana makes the spine very supple and elastic.
Lolasana strengthens the muscles of the arms and forearms.
Mind can be controlled by Vairagya, Abhyasa, Satsanga Vichara, eradication of Vasanas, destruction of egoism, Pranayama, meditation, and cultivation of virtues, such as mercy, complacency, self-denial, Santi and Santosha.
Nadi Suddhi can be obtained by the practice of Pranayama.
(The wet nitya)
Paschimottanasana removes fat, increases the gastric fire and eradicates diseases of the stomach.
Quetta earthquake is nothing when compared to the agitation caused in the mind by the turbulent senses.
Regularity in the practice of Asana and Pranayama is indispensably requisite for quick and solid progress.
Sirshasana is the king of all Asanas. It transmutes seminal energy into Ojas, develops memory and intellectual capacity, and removes a host of ailments.
Trataka helps concentration of the mind and removes diseases of the eyes.
(The destroyer of poison)
Vajrasana removes drowsiness, strengthens the spine, helps digestion and is very useful for meditation.
Winter is the best time for a rigorous practice of Yoga.
Xerostomia (abnormal dryness of the mouth) can be removed by the practice of Sitali and Sitkari Pranayamas.
Yoga Mudra removes the disorders of the abdomen and awakens Kundalini.
Zerosis is the disease of the eye owing to the deficiency of Vitamin A. This is removed by the practice of mild Trataka and Sirshasana.
(Garlanded with flames)
by Swami Sivananda – “Easy Steps to Yoga”