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Tag: Brahma

Hamsasana ~ Swan Pose

The myth behind this pose sees the great Brahma sitting in meditation  for long periods of time until his mind became very clear. While this quality of lightness was filling his mind a girl was created and stood before him. She was incredibly beautiful….

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Kurmasana ~ Tortoise Pose

Legend has it that the demigods were once cursed because they insulted a sage. Out of this curse came a war with the demons in which many demigods were slain. Normally demigods possessed mystical powers that could bring life back to the dead, but with this…

Trikanasana ~ Triangle Pose

A powerful demon named Mahishasura was wreaking havoc on the gods and goddesses and was threatening to overthrow them.  He was distracting them from their duties and causing them to turn their attention toward worldly pleasures. Shiva, Brahma and Vishnu, the sacred trinity in charge,  were…