Yoga

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The Types of Yoga

The term “yoga” is applied to an assortment of practices and methods that also include Hindu, Jain and Buddhist practices. In Hinduism these practices include Jnana Yoga, Bhakti Yoga, Laya Yoga and Hatha Yoga. Ashtanga Yoga Yoga Sutras of Pantajali, which are the oldest known written compilation about yoga, include the Raja Yoga or the […]
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The History of Yoga

Yoga, in today’s world has become a commodity and something of a statement. Arguably India’s greatest cultural export, yoga has morphed into a mass culture phenomenon. All our popular assumptions about this ancient science actually date back to the last 100 -odd years. Yoga has been subjected to reinventions for thousands of years. Yoga, today […]
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What is Yoga?

The word yoga is often interpreted as “union” or a method of discipline from the Sanskrit word “yuj” (to yoke or bind). A male practitioner is called a yogi, a female practitioner, a yogini. The Postures …. The contemporary western approach to yoga is not based on any particular belief or religion, however Yoga does […]
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