WHAT IS YOGA & INNER YOGA IN HINDUISM ?INNER YOGA-01
MEANING OF YOGA;- 03 POINTS;- 1-Yoga means union of the mind, body and spirit with the Divine and while this refers to a certain state of conciousness both individual and Universal, it is also a method to help one reach that goal. 2-We teach a traditional, exact and easy-to-learn system that aims at naturally achieving the goal through creating a healthy body and mind that leads to spiritual evolvement. 3-The yoga philosophy can be summarized in 5 principles or the Five Points of Yoga which make the complex teachings of yoga easier to understand:- FIVE POINTS OF YOGA;- 1-PROPER EXERCISE (Asanas) ;- Yoga poses help develop a strong, healthy body by enhancing flexibility and improving circulation. 2- PROPER BREATHING (Pranayama); - Deep, conscious breathing reduces stress and many diseases. 3-PROPER RELAXATION ;- Helps keep the body from going into overload mode, easing worry and fatigue. 4-PROPER DIET;- Eating simple, healthy and vegetarian foods that are easy to digest notably have a positive effect on the mind and body, as well as the environment and other living beings. 5-POSITIVE THINKING & MEDITATION ;- These are the true keys to achieving peace of mind and eliminating negativity in our lives. WHAT IS THE FOUR PATHS OF YOGA?-
02 FACTS;- 1-Along with the Five Points of Yoga, a look at the Four Paths of Yoga completes the picture to give individuals a clear sense of direction for not only a healthier and stronger body but also a way of living that promotes peace and mindfulness to counteract day-to-day trials and tribulations. 2-The Four Paths of Yoga all lead to the same place - union with the Divine - but help in getting there by giving options that fit different human temperaments and approaches to life,VIZ,
4-RAJA YOGA 1-WHAT IS KARMA YOGA?-
Karma Yoga ,also known as the yoga of action teaches to act without egoist expectations in all endeavours of daily life ,home, work, school. It is a good path with someone who is outgoing and enjoys a certain sense of spiritual activism to help others. 2-WHAT IS BHAKTI YOGA?- Bhakti Yoga, also known as the path of devotion is a good path for someone with an emotional nature and enjoys prayer, worship and seeking God through unconditionally loving others. The rise of kirtan or singing/chanting the names of God is a sure sign that Bhakti Yoga is a growing path around the world. 3-WHAT IS JNANA YOGA?-
Jnana Yoga, also known as the yoga of knowledge is considered a good path for those with strong intellectual tendencies as it requires great strength of will and mind. Using Vedanta as a vehicle, the inquiry into the individual nature is the key to this difficult path. It is best undertaken after some of the lessons of the other paths have been well understood in order to move along towards Self-realization or profound spiritual awakening.
4-WHAT IS RAJA YOGA?
Raja Yoga ,also known as the Science of the mind is the path that takes us on a comprehensive (dealing with all aspects of something) journey to understanding our mind and thoughts. Through mental control, we are able to gain control of the physical body and the life force energy known as prana. This is a good path for those who are interested in meditation and its effects on the mind.
WHAT IS INNER YOGA?-
1-Millions of people practice Yoga every day around the world, but relatively few are able to enjoy the deep, life-changing fruits of the “inner” practices of Yoga such as meditation, chanting, ego work, and self-inquiry.
2- Inner Yoga practices and teachings are rooted in the mystical tradition of yoga, but presented and taught in a very contemporary and relevant way. Many modern Yoga practitioners are ready to go deeper, to learn more, to root their practice in the traditions of yoga and dive into the next level of personal transformation.
3-We use the term “Inner Yoga” but really it’s just traditional yoga. For thousands of years, yoga was known as a deep and personal path to God, to freedom and inner illumination.But at present the heavy emphasis on physical postures is a modern thing. The physical work is great for many things, but we should be committed to get into the deep stuff.
4-Hopefully everyone will be able to choose one program or the other. And the purpose is to really light people up and empower them to give their gift. There is so much potential in the yoga world that’s not being tapped. These trainings are to tap ,all that is potential. With that kind of power, we really can change the world.
5-Our teachers are taught to work from their intuition - knowledge from within - and to encourage the development of intuition in their own students.Teachings giving here ,are also firmly rooted in the classical texts of yoga which gives a lot of freedom because as the texts state, there are as many paths to yoga as there are people. The recognition of each unique body/mind/spirit we meet is fundamental to the teaching.
Here is not a yoga of regimental shapes(a military unit), It is an encouragement of each individual on a journey towards movement and vitality.You will get many techniques of meditation-60 Answers & A Combination of tradition With Science...select one .