The Art of Holistic Wellness: Unlocking the Potential of Yoga Capsules

by Hardik Mehta

The Art of Holistic Wellness: Unlocking the Potential of Yoga Capsules

In today’s fast-paced lifestyle, where time is of the essence, the desire for quick and effective solutions to maintain health is more prevalent than ever. Enter the realm of Yoga capsules – a revolutionary approach to holistic well-being pioneered by the venerable Swami Niranjanananda Saraswati. In this comprehensive guide, we will unveil the transformative power of the five Yoga capsules, each meticulously designed to align with different phases of the day, providing a seamless integration of yoga into daily life.

Capsule 1: Mantra Chanting for Physical and Mental Well-being

(Upon waking in the morning)

Maha Mritjunjaya Mantra – 11 times for wellbeing and health

“Om tryambakam yajaamahe
Sugandhim pusthivardhanam
Urvaarukamiva bandhanaan
Mrityormuksheeya maamritaat”

Gayatri Mantra 11 times for mental fitness

“Om bhur bhuvah swaha
Tat savitur varenyam
Bhargo devasya dheemahi
Dhiyo yo nah prachodayat”

Swami Niranjanananda prescribes the chanting of two powerful mantras – the Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra and the Gayatri Mantra. These mantras serve as demagnetizers, infusing the body with strength and awakening creative energies. Let’s delve into the benefits of incorporating mantra chanting into your daily routine:

Benefits of Mantra Chanting:

  • Physical and Mental Health: The Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra is renowned for promoting physical health, while the Gayatri Mantra enhances mental clarity and concentration.
  • Stress Reduction: Chanting mantras induces a meditative state, reducing stress and promoting a sense of calmness.
  • Spiritual Connection: Mantra chanting fosters a deeper connection with the spiritual self, providing a holistic approach to well-being.

Capsule 2: Asanas for Vitality

(Before breakfast)

The second capsule, designed to be taken before breakfast, focuses on revitalizing the body through a sequence of asanas and the Surya Namaskara. Let’s explore the asanas and their benefits:


  • Tadasana, Tiryaka Tadasana & Kati Chakrasana: These asanas promote balance, stretch the body, and enhance vitality. (Each 5 times)
    Tadasana, Tiryaka Tadasana & Kati Chakrasana

  • Surya Namaskara: A dynamic sequence that combines asanas with controlled breathing, fostering flexibility, and boosting overall energy levels.

    Surya Namaskara: A dynamic sequence that combines asanas

  • 1 Inverted asana if no contraindications

    Inverted asana if no contraindications


  • Physical Well-being: Asanas improve strength, flexibility, and overall physical health.
  • Mental Clarity: Surya Namaskara, performed with variations, stimulates the mind and enhances mental focus.
  • Vital Energy: The combination of asanas and Surya Namaskara invigorates the body, preparing it for the day ahead.

Capsule 3: Bhramari Pranayama for Awareness and Concentration

(Later on in the day: pranayama)

Capsule 3 introduces Bhramari Pranayama, the humming bee breath, to be practiced during the day. Let’s understand the technique and its benefits:

Bhramari Pranayama:

  • Technique: Humming like a bee, the breath is controlled and soft, fostering awareness and concentration.
  • Duration: Initially practiced for 5-10 rounds, gradually building up to 10-15 minutes or more.


  • Enhanced Concentration: Bhramari Pranayama improves focus and concentration, making it ideal for midday practice.
  • Stress Relief: The gentle humming induces a sense of calmness, relieving mental tension.
  • Increased Working Capacity: Regular practice enhances overall working capacity and productivity.

Capsule 4: Short Yoga Nidra Power Nap for Stress Relief

(In the late afternoon)

Capsule 4 offers a rejuvenating Yoga Nidra session to be practiced upon returning home from work. Let’s explore the benefits and how to effectively incorporate this into your routine:

Yoga Nidra Power Nap:

  • Technique: Relax in Shavasana, scan the body, and observe the natural breath for 5-10 minutes.
  • Frequency: Can be done as often as needed during the day.


  • Stress Release: Yoga Nidra induces a deep state of relaxation, allowing for the release of accumulated stress.
  • Improved Focus: A short power nap enhances mental clarity and focus.
  • Transition from Work to Home: It helps in letting go of work-related stress, promoting harmonious interactions at home.

Capsule 5: Meditation Practice for Mindfulness

(Before sleeping)

The final capsule, to be taken just before bedtime, involves a reflective meditation practice. Let’s explore the benefits and techniques:

Meditation Practice:

  • Recall of the Day: Spend 5-10 minutes recalling the events of the day, promoting mindfulness.
  • Detached Reflection: Visualize the day as if watching a movie, fostering a detached attitude.


  • Enhanced Memory-Recall: Regular practice improves memory-recall ability.
  • Self-Awareness: Reflecting on actions and emotions increases self-awareness.
  • Behavioral Patterns: Identifying patterns allows for positive change in behavior and thoughts.

Weekly Routine and Additional Practices

To maintain consistency and balance, follow these practices daily from Monday to Friday. Saturdays can include Neti and one of the meditation practices – Ajapa Japa (constant awareness of the mantra, or of what it represents), Antar Mouna (Antar means inner, mouna means silence), or Kaya Sthairyam (Total Body Stillness). Sundays are designated as days off, providing a break for rejuvenation.

In conclusion, Swami Niranjanananda’s Yoga capsules offer a transformative approach to holistic wellness, seamlessly integrating the principles of yoga into daily life. By incorporating these capsules into your routine, you embark on a journey of physical, mental, and spiritual well-being, fostering a harmonious and balanced lifestyle. Remember, for detailed instructions and further information on the yogic capsules, it is advisable to reach out to authorized sources or contact Sayujya Yoga for guidance. Embrace the art of holistic wellness and unlock the potential within you.

About the Author

Hardik Mehta Co-founder Sayujya Yoga

Hardik Mehta

Hardik is an E-RYT 500 & YACEP (Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider), Yoga Alliance, USA. He has been practicing yoga for the last 9 years. Prior to finding his true calling in Yoga, he was working with various corporates for 12 years in the Retail and eCommerce sector.