10 health benefits of yoga in daily life

If you are looking at losing weight, developing a strong and flexible body, having beautiful glowing skin, or being at peace, Yoga can help you achieve it all. Yoga is often partially understood as being limited to asanas or poses, and its benefits are only perceived to be at the physical level. However, we fail to realize the immense benefits yoga offers in uniting the body, mind, and breath. When you are in harmony, the journey through life is calmer, happier and more fulfilling.

Growing Vegetables in Scarce Rain on a Minimum Budget

Jhargram is a small tribal area in Jamtara District, Jharkhand. Guided by Chanchal Biswas who initiated natural farming in the area under the guidance of SSIAST Trust (The Sri Sri Institute of Agricultural Sciences & Technology), the villagers have set up a model farm where crops are grown using natural farming techniques with little or no water.

How to raise your ‘good’ cholesterol levels

While cholesterol is a complex substance, most of us are familiar with two of its primary components: LDL (bad cholesterol) and HDL (good cholesterol). So far, both doctors and their patients have focused on reducing LDL cholesterol as a key part of their treatment regimen. However, new research at Baylor College of Medicine shows that having too little HDL cholesterol may be more damaging and may even be more predictive of heart disease than LDL.

The Sri Yaganti Uma Maheswara Temple

The Sri Yaganti Uma Maheswara temple (also called as Yaganti temple) is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and is located in Kurnool district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The devotees travel to this holy place from all over India to seek the blessings of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathi. A very unique feature that is found only here is that, the idol of Lord Shiva in this temple is in the form of a Statue and not in Linga form.

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Fifty years ago, the world was facing shortage of food grains and people in several third world countries were dying. At that time, need of the hour was to save the people dying of hunger. Green revolution came and saved the day. Today, the environment has occupied the prime focus due to pollution, which leads to climate change. Climate change has several adverse impacts like changes in weather, untimely rains, depleting water, draughts, flash floods, acute and early summer and chilling winter.