Derived from the words “Thorpe” meaning hands and “Karanam” meaning ears, Thoppukaranam is an ancient Yogic process which is improves the concentration of the mind and activates the parts of the brain which then helps in one attaining a higher sense of alertness.
Upa Yoga essentially means “sub-yoga” or “pre-yoga”. Because of its many immediate and evident benefits, the word Upa Yoga in Indian languages is commonly used to denote “usefulness.”