Yoga – Learn The Basics
For you to learn what yoga are you should know first what the real meaning of yoga is. So what is Yoga?
Yoga is present for more that 3,000 years and originated from the land of India. The word yoga comes from the Sanskrit word “yuj” which means to bind, join attach and yoke. This also means “union, to direct and concentrate one’s attention on, to use and apply.”
In other words, yoga is about concentrating on your mind and body to bind you to God.
It’s about disciplining yourself to balance your mind, soul, and emotions, so that you can connect with your individual spirit or your “jivatma”, which is in turn part of the Supreme Universal Spirit or the “Paramatma,” a.k.a. God.
It’s about focusing your energy into constructive channels. And the name of an individual who follows the teachings of yoga is known as a “yogi.”
In this article Yoga, learn the basics you will be exposed to the basic forms of yoga. There are actually lots of different types of yoga; it is not strictly a term for the stretchy exercise we will be discussing.
The term “yoga” can refer to any of these things:
Karma yoga :- focuses on giving of oneself without expecting any reward
Jnana yoga :- a philosophical approach to unveiling the illusions of the world
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