Yoga for Immunity
Daily online sessions by: Srinivasa Alluri and other experienced guest faculty
Time: supporting different time zones with 6am and 6pm IST sessions. (India, US, UK and others)
UK: 5am, 6am, 7am BST sessions by Jayanthi, Sharad, Charan, Pramoda, Amit, Mahalaxmi, Sailaja and team
It is important protect yourself from all kinds of virus with strong immune system. This can be achieved with practice Yoga.
Yoga is a way of life, it is not just a physical exercise! Many people think that Yoga means performing asanas/postures, but asana is only small part of Yoga.
Practice of Yoga includes Achara, Ahaara, Vichara & Vihara. Right conduct, right food, right thinking and right entertainment.
So part of the sadhana we all work together to implement these great things in our day to day life and in our family.
Be the change:
Religiously follow this dinacharya daily routine:
|Immune boost & Preventive Care to combat COVID19: Schedule|
|4:30am||Wakeup & warm water 4 to 6 glasses (Ginger)|
|Ablution and bath|
|5am||Yoga (SN, Asana,Pranayama & dhyana, Nethi / Kapalabhati kriyas) / Vishnu Sahasrnama chant|
|6am||Neem Leaves Rasa or Kashaya||Leaves Kashayam / Herbal Tea (Ravi, Vepa, Garika, Tulasi, Tippateega) or any available leaves like Mint / Corriendar|
|Om Dhyana / Sun Trataka|
|7am||Tulasi leaves Rasa|
|Lemon & Coconut oil massage to whole body & Sun bath / walk|
|7:30am||Glass of warm water with half lemon|
|Gardening / plants care / sowing seeds / watering|
|8:30am||Sprouts Breakfast||Coconut / soaked almonds or groundnut|
|9am||Work / study||with regular warm water intake|
|12 noon||Pranayama 5|
|12:30pm||Lunch||Freshly cooked Veg / greens / Whole grains(Millets,Barley, Ragi, desi brown rice)|
|Work / Study||regular water intake|
|2pm||News / social media (Limit max 1 hour)|
|3pm||Book reading / Creative works|
|Herbal tea (Fresh mint leaves or dry Ginger)|
|5pm||house cleaning and bath|
|6:30pm||Dinner||Fruits or Ragi malt or steamed veg with millet / pulaka|
|7pm||Study / reading books|
|Serving elderly people / parents|
|8pm||Gita study family together|
|8:30pm||Family group meditation to heal the world|
|9pm||Chanting (Lalitha sahasranam)|
|9:30pm||Om Meditation 5 min and Rest/Sleep|
Details about proper life style which Yoga teaches us:
Achara: Right conduct:
- Personal hygiene, social distancing, cooperating and helping others
- Follow proper dinacharya
- Follow key human values such as truth, non-violence
- Regular yoga practice & inward journey towards higher consciousness
- Pray and meditate for universal peace and welfare of all
Ahaara: Food and nutrition:
How to manage your food and nutrition at home. As you may not get fresh veg and fruits everyday, you may have to plan long lasting grocery. In this worry if you are buying processed food packs, it makes your immune much worse. So be aware that you can still manage with natural /healthy nutritious ingredients to prepare your food. Follow of these tips:
- Eat Healthy food only (Hitahara) with reduced sufficient intake (Mitahara)
- Buy whole grains, pulses, nuts, dry fruits / dates, coconut etc
- Keep long lasting veg. like Sweet potato, Pampkin, ashgurad, bottle guard Ginger etc.
- Make pulses / bean sprouts yourself. Morning sprouts breakfast could give you a great immune boost
- Grow your greens at home like methi, mint, spinach, mustered, chick peas etc
- Grow your herbs like tulasi, aloevera, giloy etc.
- Use immune boosters and antiviral kitchen ingredients like: turmeric, ginger, piper, lemon, Indian gooseberry garlic regularly in limited quantity.
- Avoid all processed foods, sugar, maida, fizzy drinks, refrigerated, cold or any packed factory foods.
- Avoid all kinds of addictions such as alcohol, smoking, cool drinks, junk foods, non-veg etc
- Replace tea, coffee habits with herbal tea
- Have positive thoughts with love and compassion to all beings
- Think big and find best sustainable solutions
- Right entertainment is gaining true happiness through service. So help those who are in need or mother earth
- Self-study and sadhana for your inner development
Thank you Srini for such a wonderful session.Good motivation for all of us to learn sanskrit words.It was a good spiritual experience.It was helpful to volunteers and manavata to understand and see how this has impacted and also to find ways to make it better.
“I grew up in manavata orphanage, started as a yoga teacher and now am one of the leading volunteers in the COVID relief program. I like what I’m doing and would continue to do so. Thank you”
“I am from USA. I followed your advice and it really helped me in getting better in terms of sinus. Your yoga sessions are a great stress busters and i suggest you keep up the good work even after the 41 days deeksha. Thank you”
Thanks a lot for giving very informative session. This session s are very useful to build our immune power.In today’s session lots of questions got answered which is really useful for our daily diet.Thanks a lot Dr.Swathi,Srinigaru and Bhavani for such a wonderful session
The spirituality of how many hunches there are in the confessions of A to z.Nature is about health and Yama rules. Yoga is about humans ,spiritual strength And about the cycle of knowledge.Thank you so much sir for sharing knowledge to us.
Thanks a lot for giving informative Session given by Dr. Madhuri garu .This session given lots of useful tips for our day to day life.By this session we can keep us in safe by using this preventive Measures.Thanks a lot Dr.Madhuri ,Srinu garu for such a Amazing Session.
Thanks a lot for giving very informative session. This session s are very useful to build our immune power.this session helps us to learn lot of new things.Thanks a lot to all volunteers and Srinivas Garu for making these sessions successfull.
Leena is a remarkable teacher who shows tremendous passion and her passion for yoga is truly inspiring. Leena has shown great consistency from day one to till date.
How I benefitted:
Yoga has immensely benefited me.
• I feel more flexible
• I feel profound strength in my body
• Further improved my postures and metabolic rate
• My migraine attacks have reduced
• My neck and shoulder pains have subsided magically
Enhanced Concentration and Meditation skills:
• Greater and positive start to my day
• Feel more calmer and profound
• Feel magical
• Definitely enriched my concentration and meditation skills
I strongly recommend anyone to take up sessions with Leena. Once again I would like to take this opportunity to thank Leena for all her time, efforts and making it simple to understand.
I could not do this as asked. But, will capture one with my daughter. As some of you may know, she is 6 yrs now. We grow plants in our balcony and she is very good at taking care of that. Also, I am so happy to see the level of awareness she has in terms of healthy food. When she talks to her friends now, she even tells them something like “hope you had a healthy breakfast/food”.
Thanks for arranging such a great sessions every day sir.It was very helpful to us to improve our immune power.Thanks a lot to Srinu Garu for doing such a self less cause.
Great session with Dr.Khadar .. He just break the truth left and right in a confident way and had solutions to almost all the issues. Thanks once again all the Volunteers and Srinigaru to bring the great legend to our Manavata as a guest speaker.
Good toning and Flexibility boosting session today with RamanaJi. Relaxation and Meditation part really frees our mind very nicely after nice workout. Thanks a lot once again for all Organizers.
Thank you Srini sir and everyone, for your endless efforts in arranging these wonderful sessions everyday. Super session today with Kadar Vali sir.
Thank you Srini Sir and all Manavatha volunteers for bringing these great sessions .Learning how to do right things for health thru’ Manavatha platform.Really grateful for this selfless cause.
This is excellent. Great feeling to be part of this effort. Thanks to all the Manavata Core team and Volunteers who made this possible with great Planning, Coordination and Execution.
Ended the 24 hr session with a group click. This is really wonderful. Now, let us keep this momentum going and practice in a daily manner. Those who are able to participate and inspire other, good job.
Thank you very much Jaya Bharathi garu. Wonderful explaination on the benefits of each Asana. Thank you very much for all the organizers.
Nice session Padmaja. Learnt good amount of new techniques with breathing and mudras. Thanks a lot
Thanks so much Srinigaru, Really we don’t know sanskrit slokas much and its meaning. Thanks for your patience and passion towards enlighten them and lead them in a right way. So happy to be part of your team.
Thanks For giving such a wonderful motivational speaches these are very helpful in this covid situation.once again thanks for doing such a selfless service.
. I am very much grateful to you for giving me an opportunity. Also introducing a great person Srinivasa garu, who is doing wonderful service to the society. Wish you all the best.