Historical Development of Yoga

The history of yoga is not a very certain one due to its oral transmission of sacred texts and the secretive nature of the teachings. The early teachings of yoga were transcribed on fragile palm leaves which were easily perishable, lost or destroyed. The Development of Yoga can be dated back to over 5,000 years […]

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Yoga and Indian Systems of Philosophy

The Indian system of philosophy is a set of philosophies or darshans which emerged in the ancient India. This ancient Indian philosophy system comprises of six darshans namely Nyaya, Vaisheshika, Sankhya, Yoga, Mimamsa and Vedanta. These philosophies form the foundation of the Indian civilization and are also responsible for keeping its roots grounded. Nyaya- The […]

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Yoga and Modern Life

Yoga is a basically a spiritual discipline based on an extremely simple science which aims at bringing harmony between the body and mind. It is both the science and art of healthy living. The holistic approach of yoga is well structured and is aimed at bringing peace in all walks of life and is known […]

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Yoga Philosophy and Noble Truths

The Yoga system of Patanjali and the teachings of Buddha have a lot of theoretical and practical similarity in their components. Both the systems are well practiced in order to overcome the suffering. Yoga philosophy is based on the principles of Sankhya theory which explains the connection of cause and effect relationships in terms of […]

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Curriculum of Hatha Yoga Practices

The study of almost every field or subject comprises of two main aspects i.e. practical and theory. Similarly, the Curriculum of Hatha Yoga is also a fusion of classical texts and various yogic practices which are indispensable to the curriculum of hatha yoga. The basic curriculum of hatha yoga comprises of following a: Proper Diet […]

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Yoga and the Modern World

Yoga is one among the six classical systems of Indian Philosophy. Yoga Sutras of Maharshi Patanjali is the oldest textbook of Yoga. The metaphysics of the Samkhya Philosophy was meticulously structured and explained in the text in order to understand the fundamental causes of the miseries or the sufferings of the mankind.  The principles and […]

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Women Health and Yoga

Experts over the years have recommended yoga for women to help them easily pass through the mountain of demands and needs scribbled on their daily task list. It won’t be wrong to say that women are expected to multi-task all the time. They start their day by being the perfect homemaker, followed by their professional […]

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