Interestingly, up until quite recently, yoga and meditation were one and the same. The sole purpose of a ‘vasana’ (posture) was to prepare the body to sit for extended periods of time during meditation. It wasn’t until 100 years ago that yoga became a separate discipline and a host of new postures were invented.
Unravelling the benefits of yoga with one of Yangon’s best known yogis
Lifestyle changes linked to alarming rise in diabetes in Myanmar
Diabetes experts in Myanmar are concerned that prevalence rates will increase at an alarming pace as a result of changing lifestyles among urban populations and a widespread lack of knowledge about the disease.