Essentials and Principles of Yoga
BhanuPratap Singh, Deepa and Om Prakash Dadhich
Journal Title:International Journal of Ayurveda and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
According to Ayurveda mind, body and soul are the tripod of life and their balanced state is responsible for health and imbalance for diseases. Yoga is the only method which creates harmony by balancing all these components into equilibrium state. Yoga is becoming very popular in all parts of the world. Yoga is an exact science. The science of yoga has its roots in Upanishads, Vedas, Bhagvad-gita, Hathyogapradipika and the Yoga sutras of Patanjali. Yoga is the finest resource for achieving physical, mental, social and spiritual well being. The impact of yoga on the life of people are-holistic development of personality, control of negative thought waves in the mind, creation of positive attitude, vast intellect, decision based on deep thinking, strengthen spiritual power, helps in sorting out psychological problems born out of tensions, conflicts etc., strengthen will power, understanding the purpose of life. Yoga helps in developing total personality in an integrated and holistic manner if it is done by proper following to the principles and essentials of yoga. This article is about some essentials and principles of yoga practice so anyone can get full benefits by following the above.