Thursday, 10 May 2012

Yoga-The Indian Practice achieving physical , mental and spiritual discipline.

Yoga is the Indian practice of physicalmental, and spiritual discipline, originating in ancient India. The goal of yoga, or of the person practicing yoga, is the attainment of a state of perfect spiritual insight and tranquility while meditating on the Hindu concept of divinity or Brahman.

What is Yoga? Can anyone do yoga? Yes, everyone can do yoga. Do you know that you have done simple yoga poses, when you were a baby?  Yoga is not mere acrobatics - it is a holistic approach of uniting the body, mind and spirit.
Yoga and yoga postures are beneficial as they bring a harmonious balance within your system. A state of total well-being is not just a healthy body, but a healthy mind and spirit too. Yoga works on all these facets.

All ailments, diseases are manifestations of imbalances in the body. Ailments are the body's way of calling attention for 'more care'. Yoga and yoga postures provide simple and practical solutions to all your daily problems.
Physically, the yoga postures improve the flexibility of the muscles and the joints. They also massage the organs, thus improving their functionality. Yoga heals various chronic illnesses in a natural and simple way and also improves the body’s immunity.
Meditation being one of the main aspects of yoga, it's essential that you sit for meditation after practicing yoga and pranayama. In meditation one delves deep into the Self.
In an extremely subtle and effortless manner, yoga and yoga postures make you more contented and happy. Overall the body feels healthier and more energetic. It is less prone to diseases and effects of day-to-day stress. When the yoga poses are coordinated with the breath, the practice becomes effortless.

A yogi sculpture in birla mandir,Delhi 

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