Category: YOGA

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International Yoga Day 21 June

International yoga day is celebrated on 21 June every year since 2015 after declaring 21 june as yoga day by the United Nations General Assembly on 11th december 2014. Yoga is absolute union; union...

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Yoga therapy; Contemporary view

The eight-fold path advocated by Patanjali is not easy to follow. So, modern yoga therapists have remodeled it in user-friendly manner to make available its benefit to the majority of the population. Practice of asanas are meant for...

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Ashtanga Yoga

Ashtanga Yoga has its origin traced back to Vedic philosophy. However, the concept has been objectively classified into eight-fold pathway by Maharishi Patanjali in his book ‘Yoga sutra’. They are classified as under: Yama i.e. principle of moral...

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Patanjali’s Yoga: A traditional viewpoint

Maharshi Patanjali in his masterpiece ‘Yogasutra’ described how one can use yoga to obtain maximum benefits from it. According to him, as long as a person’s behaviour is subject to environmental forces, he is prone...

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Yoga: A secular art of healing

Yoga means union. The union between aatama(self) and Paramatma(the ultimate self). Yoga is one of the most complete and universal systems. It is a complete view of life, of humankind and other living beings and of...