Samatvam magazine published by NIMHANS Integrated Centre for Yoga


Yoga and Mind

Dr B N Gangadhar, Director & Vice Chancellor, NIMHANS talks about how yoga enhances mind-body balance.

Yoga has helped me manage my illness better

Piyush Patel who was diagnosed with schizophrenia talks about how yoga has helped him

Self-discipline is key to practising yoga

You can reap the full benefits of yoga with disciplined practice

Five yoga apps to help you practice better

If you don't have the time to go to a yoga class, these apps can guide your session

Therapeutic effects of yoga

Yoga’s effects on the brain can help in treating mental illnesses

Yoga and mental health

Yoga can be prescribed as therapy, along with medication and psychotherapy, for treating various mental disorders

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“Healthy plants and trees yield abundant flowers and fruits. Similarly, from a healthy person, smiles and happiness shine forth like the rays of the sun.” - B K S Iyengar, Founder of 'Iyengar Yoga'

“Rid your body of its impurities, let your speech be true and sweet, feel friendship for the world, and with humility seek wealth and knowledge.” - T Krishnamacharya, Father of Modern Yoga

“Yoga is possible for anybody who really wants it. Yoga is universal…. But don’t approach yoga with a business mind looking for worldly gain.” - Pattabhi Jois, Ashtanga Yogacharya