Yoga- The Introduction



Introduction of Yoga–  Yoga is the art of Human advancement. It is a general advancement of physical, mental, and passionate. Yoga relies upon specific procedures and techniques that would empower man to have union with Self (the awesome).

Yoga word has landed from the Sanskrit word yuj, Yoga means a union of the individual awareness or soul with the Universal Consciousness or Spirit. The greater part of the general population thinks yoga is just as a physical exercise where individuals contort, turn, extend, and take in the most complex ways, these are in reality just the most shallow part of this significant investigation of unfurling the vast possibilities of the human personality and soul. The art of Yoga soaks up the total embodiment of the Way of Life.

According to master, Shree Shree Ravishankar “Yoga isn’t simply exercise and asanas. It is the passionate mix and otherworldly rise with a touch of a spiritualist component, which gives you a look at something past all creative ability.”

According to swami Ghannanand “Yoga is a science. It is connected brain science. Not exclusively is it the way to accomplish the motivation behind life, yet it empowers one to do anything one needs, even in this world, with incredible vitality and with extraordinary advantage to other individuals.”

History of Yoga-  Yoga is over 10,000 years of age. The most punctual specify of the pondering custom is found in the most established surviving writing Rig Veda, in Nasadiya Sukta. It goes back to the Indus-Saraswati progress. The Pashupati seal from the equivalent progress demonstrates a figure sitting in a yogic stance, additionally authenticating its predominance in those old circumstances. Be that as it may, the most punctual say of the practices that later turned out to be a piece of yoga is found in the most established Upanishad, Brihadaranyaka. The act of Pranayama finds a say in one of its psalm and Pratyahara in Chandogya Upanishad. The principal appearance of “yoga” with an indistinguishable significance from we know today, maybe occurs without precedent for Kato Upanishad, a critical Upanishad, installed in the last eight areas of the Katha school of Yajurveda. Yoga here is viewed as a procedure of inward adventure or climb of awareness.

Yoga is talked about in the antiquated foundational Sutra of Hindu theory and is maybe most extravagantly specified in Patanjali Yogasutra.

The celebrated exchange, Yoga Yajnavalkya, (found in Brihadaranyaka Upanishad), between Sage Yajnavalkya and the scholarly Brahmvadin Gargi, notices asanas, various breathing activities for purging the body and reflection. Gargi has likewise talked about Yogasanas in Chandogya Upanishad.

Yoga as an idea gradually developed and has an intricate specify in Bhagavad Gita and in Shanti Parva of Mahabharata.

There are more than 20 Upanishads and Yoga Vasishtha, which originate before Mahabharata and Bhagavad Gita, where Yoga is expressed to be the union of psyche with the Supreme Consciousness.

According to Swami Vivekanand, there are four sorts of Yoga-

Karm Yoga

Bhakti Yoga

Jana Yoga

Raja Yoga.

We will find out about every one of the 4 sorts of Yoga and how they influence our life and wellbeing in coming sections. So stay in contact, cheerful learning.

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Disclaimer-Article wrote based on self-experience and knowledge gained from other books and articles.

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