Category «Yoga Philosophy»

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 …

Bhakti Yoga – The Yoga of Devotion

Bhakti yoga is one of the four main yogic paths which lead to enlightenment. The literal meaning of bhakti is “love” or “devotion” and this path comprises of various practices to bring the bhakti yoga practitioners close to the divine. Bhakti yoga can be considered the simplest yogic path to master as well as the …

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 …

Yoga for the Management of The Psychosomatic Diseases

What is Psychosomatic Disorder? Psychosomatic disorder is a term which is mainly used to represent a physical disease which is either caused or gets worse by mental factors. The term can also be used to represent a situation where the mental factors start showing physical symptoms even when there is no physical disease. For instance, …

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 …

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 …

Hatha Yoga – Origin and its Practice

The word hatha is made up of two words, ha and tha. The word ‘ha’ means Sun and ‘tha’ means Moon. Together, the word means to create a balance between the sun and the moon energies present in an individual. HathaYoga is the science creating a harmony between the solar (Pingala) and lunar (Ida) energies …

Yoga Philosophy: Patanjala Yoga Sutras

The word philosophy is derived from Greek word which means the love of learning or the love of wisdom .The study of the philosophy helps in understanding of the reality in totality. It has contributed a lot for the field of metaphysics too. Yoga Philosophy is the one of the six classical systems of orthodox …

Preliminary Yoga – Development of Strong Will power, Intelligence and Emotions

  The great Sage Maharshi Patanjali explains the practical preparation to be successful in the Journey of Yoga in the form of preliminary preparation of Practical Yoga in his classical work of Patanjala Yoga Sutras as, Tapah Svadhyaya Ishwara Paranidhanani Kriya Yogah   [Chapter II.1] Austerity, Self study and surrendering to the supreme forms the preliminary …

Harmony in life through Yoga

Yoga brings harmony

You must have heard about the fact that Yoga is more than just physical exercise. It is more of spiritual and meditative practice which helps to change the lifestyle. But for understanding the practice better you should sign up for beginner’s classes for yoga as yoga is better understood under the tutelage of a practicing …