Yoga is the art which brings an incoherent and scattered mind to a reflective and coherent state
Nikhil, one of our young Yogis in perfect Padmasan (The Lotus Pose) during the international day of Yoga 2019
“As a lotus flower is born in water, grows in water and rises out of water to stand above it unsoiled, so I, born in the world, raised in the world having overcome the world, live unsoiled by the world.”
- The Buddha
The Panch-Sutra of Yoga (The five points of Yoga)
Prana is Pranayama is extension of breath or life.
Yogic breathing includes three types of breathing-
Abdominal, Chest and Collar bone.
Increasing vital capacity is the goal.
We are as young as our spine! Yogasanas; the physical postures in Yoga, mainly focus on health, flexibility and strength of Spine. Then the focus is on respiratory and circulatory functions.
Asanas work on internal organs, glands as well as the muscles.
Yoga defines relaxation in three methods-
Physical, Mental and Spiritual.
An intelligent Yoga practice furnishes the nervous system with a boost of new neuromuscular information. Proper relaxation helps to integrate that within- giving the nervous system a brief pause.
Yoga defines three gunas (characteristics) in the world.
Sattvic represents purity and knowledge,
Rajas manifests active and motion, and
Tamas shows lethargic or inertia
Fresh Lacto-Vegetarian food provide Sattvic gunas and keeps our mind calm and steady.
Focusing internally- connecting with our self OR constantly observing our mind Meditation.
Through Yoga lifestyle, striving towards the integration of individual and the supreme consciousness; is the goal
“Our life is shaped by our mind, for we become what we think.”