Essence of Maharishi Patanjali's Ashtang Yoga PDF ePub eBook

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Essence of Maharishi Patanjali's Ashtang Yoga free pdf This book mainly deals with Ashtang Yoga founded by Maharishi Patanjali, the author of "Yoga Darsan" or "Yoga Sutra". In the present day world, Yoga is being propagated as a combination of physical and breathing exercises (Asana and Pranayam). But, Ashtang Yoga is much more than that. It is a comprehensive yogic discipline, which includes physical, mental and spiritual aspects. Besides, treating the subject of Yoga in a general manner, the book briefly explains the eight parts of the ancient yogic discipline, which consists of the Yamas and Niyamas (moral and social conduct), Asana (physical postures), Pranayam (regulation of breath), Pratyahara (withdrawal of senses) and Dharana, Dhyana and Samadhi (inner yogic discipline). Ashtanga Euro [trademark] means eight limbs or parts, hence the name, Ashtang Yoga. The emphasis of this Yoga is on the inner and intangible discipline which leads to the perfection or liberation of the soul...And this alone is the highest or ultimate goal of human life.

About J.M. Mehta

The author, J. M. Mehta is a student of Yoga and its practitioner for several years. He has tried his best to compile information on the various aspects of the discipline of Yoga in this small book on Ashtang Yoga. He feels that as one grows into life, one tries to search for something and the author has felt that his search has ended in Yoga. In fact, the author has tried to incorporate the results of his search, i.e., Yoga and the various parts of Yoga in the book, Essence of Maharishi Patanjalia Euro [trademark]s Ashtang Yoga. The Wisdom of the Gita is also one of his popular books published by Pustak Mahal.

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Author : J.M. Mehta
Publisher : Pustak Mahal
Data Published : 01 January 2006
ISBN : 8122309216
EAN : 9788122309218
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 90 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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